Good Health and Well Being

Our work and activity in relation to 'Good Health and Well Being', one of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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The University of Dundee’s work in support of human health and wellbeing spans life sciences discovery research to a wide range of clinical applications. Researchers across several of our Schools, including DentistryHealth Sciences and Medicine aim to act locally and have impact globally by improving human health and wellbeing through teaching and research.

Health and wellbeing is one of our interdisciplinary research themes and our researchers collaborate with a range of national and global health institutions to improve outcomes from the local to the global. Read more about some of these projects below.


Press release

Ronald Harden, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education at the University of Dundee, has been awarded a prestigious international prize recognising his contribution to healthcare.

Published on 21 February 2019

Press release

A University of Dundee scientist has been named as the inaugural winner of a new award recognising the UK’s best young researchers in the field of parasitology

Published on 5 March 2019

Our health and wellbeing related policies


The University of Dundee recognises the importance of health in the workplace. This policy details how the Occupational Health Service is committed to preventing and minimising work-related ill health.


How the University fulfils the requirements of the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 and The Prohibition of Smoking in Certain Premises (Scotland) Regulations 2006, and minimises exposure to second hand smoke.


How the University of Dundee complies with its legal and moral obligations relating to the health and safety of its staff, students and any other person who may be affected by its undertakings.