The Institute for Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, was established in 2009 in conjunction with the Institute for Society and Social Justice Research. The purpose of these two University-wide Institutes is to facilitate cross-disciplinary approaches to research by drawing together individuals and teams producing internationally excellent research, to collaborate within focused thematic areas in the fields of health and social justice.
The Institute for Applied Health Research: The Institute for Applied Health Research reflects depth and breadth of expertise, including contributions from clinicians in a range of health professions (e.g. clinical psychology, nursing, midwifery, hysiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, optometry) and disciplines (e.g. statisticians, biomedical scientists, vision scientists, social scientists and health economists).
The Institute for Society and Social Justice: The Institute for Society and Social Justice Research draws on knowledge and expertise across a wide range of disciplines within GCU including sociology, criminology, law, forensic psychology, history, politics, public policy, business and management.