Health and Place

The Health and Place Group has been established to pursue engaged research, teaching and knowledge transfer activities associated with place-based and community approaches to addressing determinants of health and inequalities.

A block of flats in Sheffield

We work with partners in Sheffield, the UK and internationally on a range of topics relating to place and community (e.g. community action, food, welfare, housing, integrated health and social care). 

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Our interests

  • Natural environments and green spaces
  • Built and urban environments
  • Food and obesogenic environments
  • Environments and health inequalities
  • Physical environment (air, water, soil, radiation)
  • Climate change and disaster management

Flagship institutes

The University’s four flagship institutes bring together our key strengths to tackle global issues, turning interdisciplinary and translational research into real-world solutions.