The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. ‘Ex solo ad solem’, or in translation, ‘From the Earth to the Sun’, has been its motto ever since – helping people from all walks of life to make the most of their potential is what UCLan’s all about.
City University London is a leading international University and the only university in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.
City University London is a special place. With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for over a hundred years.
In research labs and lecture halls, we spend each and every day asking—and discovering—how to solve the biggest issues of today and tomorrow. From stopping cancer in its tracks to reversing symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, from preventing school violence to understanding how businesses work, groundbreaking research takes place daily on our campus.
Ghent University (Ghent University) was founded in 1817 by King William I of Orange.
Over the past 200 years, the University of Ghent had many eminent scientistssuch as Nobel Prize winner Corneel Heymans, Leo Baekeland, Joseph Guislain, Walter Fiers, Marc Van Montagu, Peter Piot, Marleen Temmerman, Etienne Vermeersch
The essence of the University of Stirling is its great people: our graduates, staff and students are helping to shape the world. Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling was the first genuinely new university in Scotland for over 400 years. We retain our pioneering spirit and a passion for innovation and excellence in all we do.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.
Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
We pride ourselves on providing the best possible experience for our students - building on over 250 years of innovation and keeping pace with the health challenges of a changing NHS. Our dedication to students, staff and alumni is built on a commitment we share with them in improving and advancing health.
Health Sciences is a large multi-disciplinary and multi-professional department. We have an international reputation for research that improves health and healthcare. Our vision is to be a world-class centre undertaking research on current and emerging challenges to health and healthcare provision. Our research related income for 2013/4 is £9.8 million.
In the latest UK research excellence framework (REF 2014), 93 per cent of our biosciences, health, psychology and veterinary research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent, placing Surrey eighth out of 94 institutions submitted in the Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy category.
Research in this unit is conducted within the Centre for Primary and Community Care, based within the Health, Society, Environment and Sport academic area, part of the School of Health, Natural and Social Sciences, and draws on a wide range of professional and cognate disciplines. Its ethos is one of conducting high quality research through collaborative academic partnerships and at the same time enabling service practitioners to engage in research. In partnership with Primary Care Organisations it has supported a succession of early research career opportunities.