The school is a leading centre for research in population health sciences contributing to significant health care improvements and policy change around the world.
Research in the school is collaborative and multi-disciplinary, with staff coming from a wide range of academic disciplines and clinical specialties.
Our research is both methodological and applied, with clinical and non-clinical scientists collaborating on projects that span activity from life-course, genetic and public health epidemiology through to evaluative studies of health technologies.
Professor David Gunnell, Head of Research, School of Social and Community Medicine
The school's world class research was recognised in the REF 2014 Research Excellence Framework. The Times Higher ranked public health, health services and primary care No. 1 for impact, No. 4 overall.