• eHealth 
  • Rehabilitation 
  • Applied health genetics 
  • Clinical skills innovation 
  • Dietetics and health 
  • Health policy, implementation and organisation 
  • Health services 
  • Clinical neurosciences
  • Cancer
  • Clinical trials

  • Drug and drug use 
  • Health applications of IT 
  • Health communication and risk 
  • Nursing 
  • Occupational therapy and occupational science 
  • Diabetes
  • Infection, immunity and inflammation
  • Diagnostics
  • Dental health
  • Women's health

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

Find out more about our research

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you

Research Management and Mentorship – short course

This course provides health care professionals with expert support from clinical researchers and NIHR award panellists in order to assist those with an ambition to explore and step onto a clinical academic career pathway.

The competitively priced and flexible method of online study, involving live and pre-recorded sessions, is designed to appeal to clinicians as a feasible CPD option around busy workloads.


8, 9, 13 and 14 September 2021


This short course will be delivered online.



Visit our web page for more information.

How to apply for a research degree

Do you need more information about admissions requirements?

We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates and MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

Find more information and how to apply