The PublicHealth@Cambridge network is a multi-disciplinary community for public health research across Cambridge.

“Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of whole populations, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society.”


PublicHealth@Cambridge Research Network Launched

The University of Cambridge public health research Network PublicHealth@Cambridge was formally launched on Monday March 25th 2013, drawing together expertise in all aspects of population health across the arts, humanities, social and physical sciences, technology and biomedicine. At the Sainsbury Laboratory in the University Botanical Gardens, more than 100 participants from around Cambridge gathered to […]

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‘Robust Hospitals’ film released

A University of Cambridge research project to devise and test refurbishment strategies to improve energy efficiency and resilience of NHS hospital buildings has released their key findings in the new ‘Robust Hospitals’ film. The NHS generates some 18 millions tons of carbon and carbon dioxide per annum, around 30% of public sector emissions, of which […]

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Want to know more about crowd-sourcing?

The Cambridge Digital Humanities Network is organising a small workshop for researchers at Cambridge University who are interested in exploring crowdsourcing methods in more detail or sharing their experiences with crowdsourcing with other colleagues. Speakers on the day include Stuart Dunn from King’s College London Department of Digital Humanities and Anne Alexander from CRASSH and […]

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Public Health at Cambridge themes

Public Health Network Themes

Research relating to the health of the public is being conducted by a huge range of researchers across Cambridge in a number of different research areas. In order to bring together groups of researchers and explore potential future collaborative opportunities, the Network is establishing a series of research themes. The five public health themes under […]

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Cambridge named Centre for Global Health Research

The Wellcome Trust has named the University of Cambridge as the site of one of its five Centres for Global Health Research, to which it is committing more than £3m over the next five years.   As well as helping public health and tropical medicine researchers develop their careers, the new centres will foster links […]

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Public Health England comes into operation

Public Health England (PHE), a new executive agency of the Department of Health, takes up its full responsibilities on 1 April 2013. The agency aims to work to help people live longer, healthier lives by supporting and enabling local government, the NHS and the public to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities. […]

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