Research at the Medical School

The Medical School conducts World-Leading quality research delivering research that delivers real impact for health wellbeing and wealth.

The School focuses its multidisciplinary research around existing research themes that have successfully evolved to deliver strong performances in terms of attracting prestigious research funding, recruiting PhD students and in those research areas that provided a very strong performance in REF 2014, since which we have opened our Data Science Building, adding to our UK leading research environment in the Institute of Life Science and Centre for NanoHealth.

Research Themes

SUMS has strategically identified the need to develop research excellence coupled to critical mass. As a first step towards this, in 2013, SUMS developed 4 research themes to cover it’s research activity. Each led by a senior academic and designed to foster integrated research activity whilst nurturing young talent, the 4 themes are: