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University of Exeter Medical School

Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3HD
01392 725500.

About us

The University of Exeter Medical School exemplifies the best of the Peninsula Medical School and combines it with the University of Exeter’s outstanding global reputation for academic excellence and student experience.                                  The University of Exeter Medical School will be based in Exeter, with the Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine, based in Plymouth.                                                                                                                                  The University of Exeter Medical School will operate across the South West giving students the choice of living and working in locations such as Exeter, Torbay and Truro, experiencing the best of Devon and Cornwall healthcare services.

We offer

The European Centre for Environment and Human Health
– based at Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, the research carried out by the European Centre for Environment and Human Health focuses on several key strands, all of which closely interweave to form a truly interdisciplinary research agenda. Our academics specialise in a number of disciplines from Epidemiology and GIS to Health Economics and Horizon Scanning, and these methods are used across each of our core research themes:                                                                                                                                     > Active ageing                                                                                                           > Climate & health                                                                                                      
> Emerging pollution risk                                                                                            
> Healthy workplaces                                                                                                  > Oceans & human health                                                                                          > Well-being & the environment                                                                                                                                                                                                      Through applied research the University of Exeter Medical School is collaborating with local businesses to aid innovation and help increase productivity. Our partnerships are creating new knowledge that will be of direct benefit to both the Cornish economy and wider scientific community. 
                                                                                                                                      If you are a knowledge based company located in Cornwall we can work with you to develop research that will enhance both your business and our understanding of the links between the environment and health. Collaborating with us through joint studies, PhD projects, forums and interest groups could help your business to:                                                                                                                                      > Improve its knowledge base through shared expertise                                            > Participate in pilot studies that can lead to major research funding                          > Build evidence based solutions                                                                                 > Create tools for research and development                                                              > Access new markets                                                                                                 > Drive policy

We support

  • Avon
  • Specialists, Experts, Research
  • People
  • Skills
  • Cornwall


The Centre is working with businesses to help drive and deliver its portfolio of projects, ensuring that all findings are relevant to enterprise and enhance the knowledge economy of Cornwall.

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