Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences comprises four schools, all working together under a 'One Health' vision, to provide interdisciplinary research and teaching in human and animal health.

Our schools

School of Biosciences and Medicine

We aim to optimise human and animal health for the benefit of society, in the face of global challenges such as ageing populations, disease burden, food security and climate change.

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School of Health Sciences

Our aspirational education and research supports us to deliver the most dynamic, effective and caring healthcare professionals from a school that places innovation, research and passion at the heart of everything we do.

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School of Psychology

The research we do, the interventions we develop, and the teaching and training we deliver are intended to provide maximum benefit to individuals and societies.

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School of Veterinary Medicine

We are creating a vet school that is different. Whilst embracing the traditional values of professionalism, scientific curiosity and clinical excellence, we are also developing a school with broad horizons.

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  • Conferences

5th International Scientific Conference - 'One Health: Zoonoses - emerging threats'

  • Tuesday 27 Jun. 2017

  • Thursday 29 Jun. 2017

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Our news

Press release

New study shows vitamin D could help control TB in animals

Research published today in Research in Veterinary Science reveals that vitamin D supplementation reduces the incidence and severity of tuberculosis (TB) in wild boar and red deer. The pilot study of 40 animals was conducted by a multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Surrey (UK), Universidad de Extremadura (Spain), and SME Ingulados (Spain). 

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Press release

Scientists collaborate to shed light on prevalence and geographic distribution of tuberculosis in road-killed badgers

Researchers from the Universities of Surrey, Nottingham and Liverpool are undertaking a collaborative survey of badger carcases for evidence of tuberculosis (TB).

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Feature

Getting to sleep in space is hard – and not exactly restful for the mind and body

Dr Simon Archer and Prof Derk-Jan Dijik from the Sleep Research Centre look into how sleeping works in space and how there's more to it than just nodding off.

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