Wellbeing and the Life Course

By 2050 the number of people 60 years old or older will rise to 2 billion

World Health Organisation


Helping to improve the wellbeing of people at all stages in the life cycle.

Transforming children’s hospital design on a global scale

Our research is improving the design of children's hospitals around the world, making them welcoming, comfortable and more child friendly.

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In the spotlight: iHuman

iHuman is a new, exciting institute bringing together social sciences and humanities with psychological and biological sciences, to understand what it means to be human like never before.

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iHuman Centre
Child reading

Paper of the month: Families’ roles in children’s literacy in the UK throughout the 20th century

Professor Cathy Nutbrown explores the changing roles of families in children’s developing literacy in the UK in the last century.

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