Our research is driven by important clinical questions and solving future health challenges. Our areas of research strength include: diabetes, cardiovascular risk and ageing; neuroscience and mental health (especially in cognitive health and dementia); environment and human health; health perceptions and health-related behaviour change as well as health services research, including public health.
We offer a wide range of academic and clinical expertise ranging from the molecular and genetic to experts in applied healthcare and methodological areas of research. As a research student you will join a thriving research community and benefit from dedicated and knowledgeable supervision and access to outstanding facilities
We can offer a wide range of supervision across our core research areas and are also involved with interdisciplinary research with other departments at Exeter. Find out more about our research.
Meet our postgraduate research students
Key buildings and research facilities
Hear from our current students
Find out what our current PhD students are researching and hear from some of them about why they love their PhD.
Current PhD students