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Research

Population and public health sciences

Scope and priorities

Population health sciences (PHS) are concerned with the study of biological, social and environmental influences on the physical and mental health and wellbeing of populations and interventions designed to improve population health or prevent diseases.

Science we support

The MRC funds population health sciences (PHS) through boards and panels, centres and units, various fellowships schemes, multi-funder partnerships such as UK Biobank and UKPRP; , and support for global health research through our units, grants, fellowships and globally such as through the Global Challenge Research Fund.

Funding for population health science

The MRC funds population health sciences (PHS) through boards and panels, centres and units, various fellowship schemes, strategic initiatives and support for global health research through units, grants, fellowships and partnerships with other funders.

Reviews and reports

Resources include population cohorts, cohort registries, data sharing policies, METADAC and HDRUK.