Public health and wellbeing at Essex is local, regional, national and international in its research scope, collaborations and impact.
The University of Essex, in collaboration with health sector partners, delivers world-leading, impactful research and innovation in public health and wellbeing, to meet the needs of the population. Our community of academics, together with key stakeholders, is committed to impact-focused prevention and promotion efforts. Driven by innovation, partnership, and a shared focus on actions, we strive for the betterment of health and wellbeing, and health equity.
The IPHW brings together the University of Essex’s community of experts to provide pioneering leadership in the production of world-class research, knowledge exchange and impact. Working with regional, national, and international partners, the IPHW is driven by a collective goal of creating a healthier and fairer society.
The Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing is built on solid foundations. Our Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research Professor Chris Greer has outlined how our growing research community will help us achieve even more.
"For decades Essex researchers across science and health, social sciences, and the arts and humanities have turned their attention to public health and wellbeing. We have a proven track record in developing high-impact, world-class research that informs policy and practice, shapes public understanding, and improves people's lives."
"The IPHW is an inclusive space, fostering dialogue across a community of researchers, stakeholders and any other interested parties, bringing new potential to advance the most important challenges ahead and contributing towards improving the health and wellbeing of many."