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Research in Health, Wellbeing and Education

Our research creates impact in the arenas of Health, Wellbeing and Education through work with communities of practice such as nursing, midwifery, social work, the allied health professions and teaching. We promote health and wellbeing and effective teaching and learning through our extensive research in sport and exercise, biomechanics and biomedical science, and psychology, and our work in the area of education supports access and inclusive pedagogic practice.

Research centres and groups

Our interdisciplinary approach to research means you will find research in the field of Health, Wellbeing and Education in a range of different centres and groups across our University.

Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies (CBRT)

Our aim is to improve health, quality of life and healthcare provision by solving complex biomechanical issues through highly innovative and integrated approaches. Our vision is to advance the understanding of musculoskeletal biomechanics through research and scholarship.

Centre for Health and Development (CHAD)

We are an inter-disciplinary, university-wide centre focused on the science and application of health and health equity research. Our purpose is to undertake translational, applied research to improve the health and wellbeing of our local population and help reduce social and health inequalities.

Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Research Group (SEPP-RG)

The Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Research Group (SEPP-RG) conducts world leading research and enterprise activities to enhance the psychological health and performance of individuals, teams, and organisations.

Staffordshire Centre for Psychological Research

We pride ourselves on the applied nature of our research work. We are a vibrant community of psychologists with a clear focus on ensuring that our work has meaning for the academic community as well as for those whom we research, practitioners, patients, policy makers and the wider public.

Staffordshire Centre of Learning and Pedagogic Practice (SCoLPP)

SCoLPP strives to develop evidence-informed pedagogic practice in a collegial manner which connects learning and teaching to enhanced social mobility.

Research projects

This is just a sample of the exciting research currently ongoing at Staffordshire University.

Latest research - health, wellbeing and education news

The Research, Innovation and Impact Services team can provide information about all aspects of research at Staffordshire University.

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