MSc Occupational Therapy - research in this area
Our staff have varied teaching and research interests and come from a range of occupational therapy backgrounds and settings.Discover more about the diverse range of topics our staff investigate within our active research centre and groups.
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Participation in everyday life

The Participation in everyday life research group activities encompasses studies into people, occupations and environment.
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Dietetics, Human Nutrition and Health

Understand the fundamental biological processes which can lead to ill health, the necessary interventions which can be made through effective health education and promotion to minimise risk, and address processes by which changes can be achieved.


Rehabilitation is an integral part of health and social care delivery. It covers the recovery, maintenance of function and prevention of avoidable complications in people who have resolving conditions, and those whose condition is static or deteriorating.
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Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research

From basic research discovering the causes of disease, through to evaluating novel ways of delivering care to the most vulnerable people in society, our thriving community conducts adventurous world-leading research.
Transformation in life course, ageing, methodologies, e-health, technology and interventions in health, social care, lifestyle and wellbeing.