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Welcome to the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment & Health

About Us

The MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health brings together a number of leading research groups from some of London’s top universities, related to the diverse fields of environment and health. We aim to promote and encourage interdisciplinary research, and develop the research leaders of the future.

Our Research

The Centre’s diverse research is divided into six themes, from Air Pollution, to Exposome, and Systems Toxicology to Cohort studies. We also have a dedicated policy group who seek to ensure the highest quality, scientifically led, advice to policy makers, both nationally and internationally.

Work with us

Our strategic aim and mission is to be the leading UK Centre for training and career development of a new generation of research and policy leaders in environment and health. Whether you are looking for your first steps, or are an experienced research, we want to hear from you. 

Focus on

PhD Opportunities - deadline 23 April 2017

Two PhD studentships are available in the Centre to investigate the role of environmental factors in cystic fibrosis disease progression. These studentships are part-funded by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.


Recent News

Research has been published today in The Lancet Public Health from Centre researchers Majid...

The life expectancy gap between British men & women is closing.

Improvements in...

The research, coordinated from Imperial College London, revealed that low socioeconomic status (...