The Institute of Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) conducts population-based research into the need for, access to, evaluation of, and delivery of healthcare. The IAHS provides staff with the support and facilities required to conduct multidisciplinary work to the highest of standards. As well as producing high quality research findings, the Institute contributes to building capacity in health service research by providing training and development opportunities for its members.

The IAHS undertakes work within the broad areas of hospital based clinical disciplines, population health, health services research and health economics. The Academic Groups, who all function under the umbrella of the IAHS, cover specialties in both clinical and non-clinical (methodological) areas of research.  The majority of research within the IAHS addresses issues relevant to the clinical topics of musculoskeletal disease (including chronic pain), reproductive health, respiratory disease, urology eye disease, mental health, renal medicine and cancer. 

There is a growing base of facilities within the IAHS that provides research support and consultation services, both internally and externally, that allow best practice and research development.  Broadly, the IAHS provides specialist services on:- Data linkage, Statistical Analysis, Public Involvement and Survey Methodology.

For more information visit the Institute of Applied Health Sciences website.