Research and Consultancy

Research in the Department of Sport and Health Sciences spans a wide range of areas, including movement science, human health and performance, functional foods and nutrition, and rehabilitation and enablement.

We offer a number of flexible part-time and full-time research degree opportunities including MSc by research, MPhil, PhD and PhD by published work. Research students are well supported through expert supervision, comprehensive skills training and many opportunities to interact with other researchers and students across a variety of disciplines and from different institutions.

We also offer a number of high quality consultancy services to suit the needs of our clients, through both our Functional Food Centre and CLEAR Unit.


REF 2014 Success

  • 98% of research internationally recognised, with 82% of research being world leading or internationally excellent
  • 90% of impact rated world leading or internationally excellent
  • 80% more 4* and over double the percentage of 3* research compared to 2008

Full University REF Results


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