The Centre for Health and Population Sciences brings together researchers from the Universities of York and Hull who conduct population and health services research in a variety of areas.
The Centre is multidisciplinary, both in terms of professional background and research expertise, and includes expertise in clinical trials, epidemiology, health economics, health services research, medicine and psychology.
Research covers a broad range of topics including: cancer epidemiology; communication and decision making; mental health; neonatal and infant nutrition; palliative medicine; public health; and primary care.
The principal aims of the Centre are
- To undertake research that improves health and healthcare through the development of rigorous research evidence and its application in policy and practice.
- To harness strengths within HYMS and related departments to foster collaborative research to improve health and health care
- To contribute to the design and delivery of high quality evidence based teaching and training programmes in HYMS and partner departments in the Universities of Hull and York.