In the latest UK research excellence framework (REF 2014), 93 per cent of our biosciences, health, psychology and veterinary research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent, placing Surrey eighth out of 94 institutions submitted in the Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy category.
This is an exciting time for the Faculty, and the University of Surrey as a whole. As part of the integration of biomedical and health research, the University is playing a leading role in the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Sciences Network which is set to encourage greater collaboration between academic institutions, the NHS and industry to boost research and innovation in health care.
Our extensive, well-established collaborations with industry and the National Health Service continue to provide knowledge transfer to the commercial sector, clinical practice and the wider community.
Research across the faculty
School of Biosciences and Medicine
Research in the School of Biosciences and Medicine fully embraces the ‘bench-to-bedside’ concept and extends to the ‘second translation’ or bedside-to-clinical-practice domain.
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School of Health Sciences
Our vision is to be a world-class centre for where dynamic academics conduct ground-breaking research that is valued by health professionals and society, addresses global health care priorities and generates evidence to underpin effective, compassionate and integrated health care.
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School of Psychology
Researchers in the School of Psychology are involved with several multi-disciplinary research groups set up to facilitate co-operative research drawing on the diverse perspectives and expertise of several different disciplines.
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School of Veterinary Medicine
Research in the School of Veterinary Medicince aims to advance knowledge in all aspects of veterinary medicine and education. Faculty members' research activities extend beyond school boundaries, with national and international collaborations in fields ranging from biosciences and psychology to business and the arts.
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Primary Care Clinical Academic Group (CAG)
The Primary Care CAG builds on the success of the Guildford and Waverley CCG and University of Surrey Primary Care Research Forum. The scope of the CAG is to improve patient care through accelerated learning underpinned by relevant research.
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Surrey Health Partners (SHP)
With the NHS constitution explicitly identifying research as ‘core business’ for the NHS, and the establishment of Academic Health Science Networks and Local Education and Training Boards across Kent, Surrey and Sussex, Surrey Health Partners (SHP) addresses the need for a joint framework to strengthen the strategic positioning of The University of Surrey and NHS Partners, to meet the challenges of the new NHS and social care landscape.
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