About the school

Bristol Medical School is one of the UK's leading centres for research and teaching in Population Health Sciences.

We work on key public health and healthcare issues by developing collaborative and multidisciplinary research.

Our researchers come from a wide range of academic disciplines and clinical specialities, working together to address key questions relating to population health. Our research excellence was recognised in the in the REF 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

We have nearly 400 staff and over 80 research students, shared across two buildings, Canynge Hall and Oakfield House.

Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes provide training and career development for undergraduate medical students, primary care, psychiatry, public health, paediatric and surgery trainees, other clinicians, and research staff.

Our postgraduate short course programme is a popular and well known source of intensive courses in research methods and skills.

Visitors are welcome to attend our programme of research seminars.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

The School of Social and Community Medicine (now Population Health Sciences) was awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award in April 2013, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in academia.

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