HealthUEA brings together and combines UEA’s long-standing history of high-quality research in the broad areas of Health and Life Sciences. Our aim is to build an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to our research, whilst working together with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, the community and external partners to create critical mass and address global research challenges.
Through HealthUEA, our goal is to ensure the effective communication of UEA’s research, both internally and externally, whilst delivering events, supporting projects, building key partnerships and promoting the important and innovative work of our researchers and academics. We want to create an impact where it matters.
HealthUEA News and Events
The breakthrough that could lead to new obesity treatments
Researchers at the University of East Anglia and the University of Cambridge have made an important discovery in the race to find treatments for obesity and...
Heavy drinkers risk muscle loss, new study finds
Heavy drinkers could be putting themselves at risk of muscle loss and frailty in later life, according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Identifying the gut bacteria that threaten neonatal babies
Researchers from the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia have identified what makes some strains of gut bacteria life-threatening in pre-term babies.
How bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics
Bacteria can rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics by adapting special pumps to flush them out of their cells, according to new research from the Quadram...
The technology that can detect rapid pressure changes inside your heart
Researchers at the University of East Anglia have used cutting-edge imaging technology to measure acute pressure changes inside the heart.
Through a diverse range of interdisciplinary projects, world-leading research takes place across HealthUEA.
Read about some of our unique research groups and centres below.
Health and life science research at UEA tackles major local and global research challenges, having an impact on policy and practice across the world.
Creating impact for people and the community, whilst shaping our understanding of health, is at the heart of HealthUEA’s research aims.
Our Partnerships and Community Work
Collaboration is key to our research at UEA. Working with multidisciplinary teams enables us to foster innovation and impact through partnerships and community work.
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