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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

The Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing, established in 2001, conducts and facilitates interdisciplinary research on health and wellbeing across all three University Faculties. We support a community of over 250 Fellows, 14 Research Centres and 7 Special Interest Groups across almost all of the University's departments and schools.

Vision

"The Beginning, Middle and End"

  • Understanding a problem.
  • Understanding how it manifests itself in the individual and in the community.
  • Understanding ways in which we can mediate the problem effecting change via evidenced interventions.

Strategy

The first way we do this by identifying themes across Durham University in an interdisciplinary fashion, encouraging dialogue and interaction in discussion, evidence gathering, evaluation and interpretation.

The second way is to target a societal question or problem and collate and gather Durham University research expertise to address the issue from an interdisciplinary approach.

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Current News

Global Challenges Summit 2018: Working Together for International Development - 24th July 2018

(12 Jul 2018) » More about Global Challenges Summit 2018: Working Together for International Development - 24th July 2018


Research Showcase and BSI Thesis Prize - This Friday

(11 Jul 2018) » More about Research Showcase and BSI Thesis Prize - This Friday


HERON Conference 2018: Current and Future Directions in Health Equity Research and Action

(10 Jul 2018) » More about HERON Conference 2018: Current and Future Directions in Health Equity Research and Action


A short poem, submitted by Dr Paul Chazot

(2 Jul 2018) » More about A short poem, submitted by Dr Paul Chazot


GDPR and us.

(30 May 2018) » More about GDPR and us.


Regional NIHR Research Design Service awarded new contract, extending support to researchers as the NIHR RDS North East and North Cumbria.

(9 May 2018) » More about Regional NIHR Research Design Service awarded new contract, extending support to researchers as the NIHR RDS North East and North Cumbria.


Informational slides from the CLAHRC/ISCF scoping meeting are now available.

(2 May 2018) » More about Informational slides from the CLAHRC/ISCF scoping meeting are now available.


SPHR Studentships - Now accepting applications

(26 Apr 2018) » More about SPHR Studentships - Now accepting applications


Contact Details

Wolfson Research Institute
Durham University Queen's Campus
University Boulevard
Thornaby
Stockton on Tees
TS17 6BH
Tel: + 44 (0)191 334 0699

Royal prize for Parent-Infant Sleep Lab