Changing Lives

Health research at the University of Hull changes real lives - from newborns and their mothers to cancer sufferers and those living with dementia.

Our research breakthroughs change lives

We change real lives with our research.

Professor Miriam Johnson

Giving breathlessness a name

Chronic breathlessness in patients is nothing new, but research by Prof Miriam Johnson has given it an identity to allow treatment of the symptom in its own right.

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Fake pain relief

A trick of the mind that fools people into feeling pain has been shown by University of Hull to work to create a sensation of pain relief.

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mum and baby

Raising the bar for new mums

More than one in 10 pregnant women and new mums experience perinatal mental illness. Researchers at Hull created a new kind of support process to get them help faster.

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Research that brings people together

Through our focused health research groups and institutes to getting people talking at conferences and further afield, our research brings ideas and people together to make bigger things happen.


Advancing wound care

Global wound-care specialists are teaming up with the University of Hull to fund new research advances.

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Tackling cancer inequalities

Yorkshire Cancer Research are funding £5-million of research aimed at improving cancer diagnoses and outcomes.

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Approaching death with dignity

Bringing together experts in end-of-life care to found the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre to help people with life-limiting illness to live as well as they can.

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Study at Hull

Inspired by our track record and the specialisms we're expanding on now?

We have a number of routes into study at Hull, at undergraduate, postgraduate taight and postgraduate research levels.

Biomedical Sciences - UG, PGT and PGR Health, nursing and midwifery Medicine Psychology

Behind the doors of our new medical building

Some of our life-changing experts