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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Our news

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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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Should alcohol limits for men and women really be the same?

Dr Bob Patton examines the evidence behind the UK’s new alcohol guidelines that advise that men and women shouldn’t drink more than 14 units of alcohol a week.

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Research collaboration between Surrey and UCL reveals an ‘all-clear’ cancer diagnosis can have unintended consequences

A cancer false alarm could put people off checking out cancer symptoms they develop in the future, according to a University of Surrey cancer research expert and scientists from University College London (UCL).

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Upcoming events

  • Seminar

SCRI Seminar- Targeting DNA repair deficiencies and genome instability in breast cancers

  • Friday 30 Sep. 2016

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  • Seminar

SCRI Seminar- lipid metabolism in prostate cancer

  • Friday 21 Oct. 2016

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  • Lecture
  • Research event

Year of the Brain 2016

  • Thursday 03 Nov. 2016

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