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Our health and social care researchers have a strong reputation in healthcare education. In Unit of Assessment 3 (Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy) in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 71% of the University’s research was internationally excellent and world leading and 87% of our impact was internationally excellent.

We aim to develop a world-class reputation for research in the field of health and social care, and in particular the prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, self-care and design of service delivery for people with longer term health and social care problems.

Most of our major research activities are aimed at the prevention, self-care, treatment and rehabilitation in a full range of long-term conditions including stroke, cardiovascular disease, cancers, learning disabilities, mental health and muscular skeletal conditions.

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