The Department of Health and Environmental Sciences aims to enhance its profile locally and globally as a leading research-intensive department that advances knowledge and produces high-quality graduates to meet the challenges of health and environmental changes in China. We aim to gain recognition as a leading research provider in Jiangsu Province and beyond.
Research within the Department is primarily devoted to questions of fundamental importance, but also includes applied research relevant locally, nationally, and internationally. Our research is interdisciplinary in nature, and we aim to embrace disciplines outside the department and combine expertise from other complementary departments. We play a key role in contributing to the overall research strategy of XJTLU. As opportunities arise both within and outside of XJTLU, we would anticipate contributing to other themes. To achieve our aims we will:
In the field of Health and Environmental Sciences, international academic staff are actively engaged in world-class research in diverse areas including:
The Department works collaboratively with other departments at XJTLU, as well as local and regional organisations in China, external organisations and international universities such as the University of Oxford, University College London, the Karolinska Institutet, and the University of Liverpool.
We are committed to maintaining our core research focus on contemporary environmental issues in China, but will be flexible and open to opportunities that may arise locally, nationally or internationally.