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We will focus our research on areas where we have proven or emerging potential for excellence and global impact.

Our objectives

In order to successfully tackle some of the most important healthcare issues, we aim to:

  • increase societal impact by improving diagnosis and treatment and preventing disease

  • respond to new and emerging healthcare challenges through targeted intervention

  • develop our understanding of health through effective collaboration.

Research excellence

At St George’s, University of London, we will:

  • pursue both fundamental and translational health sciences research

  • invest in our existing and emerging areas of research strength and rapidly adapt our research to new needs of society

  • extend strategic collaboration with St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and other local healthcare providers and with research institutions nationally and internationally

  • provide a research environment that inspires innovation and enables people at all stages of their careers to reach their full potential

  • recognise, inspire and retain early career researchers to create scientific leaders of the future

  • maximise the impact of our research and its contribution to scientific knowledge and clinical practice

  • engage the public in our science and communicate widely the significance of our research

  • provide expert opinion at local, national and international levels to inform policy relevant to our vision and mission.


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