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Impact

Our internationally leading research across the discipline delivers advances in fundamental knowledge and improves quality of life through shaping public policy and health outcomes.

Highlights

Truck on top of rubbish dump

Overwhelming public support for government action on unrecyclable packaging

Survey reveals three quarters of people want the government to ensure products are recyclable and repairable

I&I 2017 People's Choice

Firefighter’s helmet camera study wins Innovation Award

Research exposes commanders’ reliance on intuition under pressure.

Kangia - Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland

Prompting action on climate change

Research has revealed a 'governance trap' hindering action on climate change.

Workers on a boat at sea

Tackling the challenge of tiredness at sea

How our research into tiredness has helped create better policies and safer systems for mariners.

Welsh countryside

Values research changes focus of charitable campaigns

Our research has fundamentally changed how charities approach environmental-based marketing campaigns

Projects

Visual Vertigo image

Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness (visual vertigo) project

We are a team of researchers who aim to understand, diagnose and treat visual vertigo using virtual reality.

Thorns

Thorns and flowers

The Thorns and Flowers project explores the use of an arts and drawing workshop to understand the infertility experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Women.

IVF

Seize the future

Seize the future is an online app to support people who do not manage to conceive with fertility treatment.

Audio device

Turn an Ear to Hear

How hearing-impaired listeners can exploit head orientation to enhance their speech intelligibility in noisy social settings.

MOCHA

Moments of Change for pro-environmental behaviour shifts (MOCHA)

Achieving pro-environmental lifestyle changes through understanding and harnessing ‘moments of change’ in life circumstances.