Activities

Citizen Science Program

Citizen Science Program

This project will create awareness of Oceans and Human Health issues in the tourism industry.

Listening to:

Public / Stakeholders

Policy Review

Policy Review

By analysing current marine, ecosystem and health management plans, this project will identify how different policies can be brought together.

Listening to:

Policy makers

Review of Marine Data

Review of Marine Data

This review will assess the oceans and health data available across Europe, and consider how to maximise their potential for understanding environment and health interactions.

SOPHIE Survey

SOPHIE Survey

This pan-European survey will improve our understanding of the European public’s beliefs about how marine issues affect human health and wellbeing.

Listening to:

Public

Stakeholder Discussions

Stakeholder Discussions

These discussions will listen to people from different backgrounds and disciplines across Europe, to define future Oceans and Human Health research priorities.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts / Policy makers / Public / Stakeholders

Asking the Experts

Asking the Experts

The Expert Group will bring together multidisciplinary knowledge from researchers and professionals to help develop a vision for the future of Oceans and Human Health.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts

Strategic Research Agenda

Strategic Research Agenda

The SRA will compile evidence from the entire SOPHIE research program and make recommendations for the future of Oceans and Human Health science in Europe.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts / Policy makers / Public / Stakeholders

Mapping the Evidence

Mapping the Evidence

This project is reviewing existing research into the links between the marine environment and health and wellbeing, and creating a systematic map of its findings.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts

Innovative Solutions

Innovative Solutions

This project is gathering information about initiatives which aim to improve the health of both the oceans and humans.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts / Policy makers / Public

Community Platform

Community Platform

Creating a space for researchers and professionals to meet, interact and build working partnerships.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts / Policy makers / Stakeholders

Future scenarios

Future scenarios

Identifying future environmental, social and economic trends and predicting their impact on water and health.

Listening to:

Marine experts / Medical experts / Stakeholders