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Introduction

Health@Essex

Health@Essex

We work at a national and international level on health-related education, research and innovation. Our research covers a huge range of issues from Alzheimer's and breast cancer, to independent living and understanding autism.

Scientists in our Faculty are addressing some of the key global challenges of the twenty-first century. Our research is helping us to understand the diseases of ageing, shape the future of the internet, discover the impact of climate change on coral reefs and highlight the value of green exercise.

Our state-of-the-art facilities include our £1.5 million Networked Media Laboratory, our £3 million Centre for Brain Science and our tropical research aquarium facility within our Coral Reef Research Unit.

Alongside this our successful partnerships range from multinationals, such as BT and Mitsubishi, to local SMEs and NHS Trusts. We are fully committed to applying our research to finding real world solutions.

Why we are special

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Strong partnerships
  • World-leading research
  • Innovative courses
  • Impact on health care

Research

Research

Our research has an impact around the world. We have around 200 academic staff, publishing about 700-peer reviewed papers and other publications each year, and attracting £10 million in research income.

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Studying at Essex offers you the chance to work closely with our world-class researchers. We also offer you excellent research facilities, a wide choice of research areas and high-quality skills training.

Departments

Departments

Our Faculty brings together five schools and departments covering biological sciences, computer science, electronic engineering, health and human sciences, mathematical sciences and psychology.