Global health research

Global health projects lend themselves to research, and our portfolio includes projects which will not only have impact in the countries in which the research is carried out, but may also result in findings which can be adopted at home.

Fresh air

Led by Dr Rupert Jones, researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry are primary investigators for aspects of the international FRESH AIR programme, working on pulmonary health projects in Uganda, Vietnam, Crete and the Kyrgyz Republic

Masanga Mentor Ebola Initiative

Working with health care workers in West Africa and the time of the Ebola outbreak and afterwards, a research team led by Dr Tom Gale has been evaluating the effectiveness of immersive simulation using ‘gaming’ technology, as a training tool for those workers