The Centre for Islam and Medicine operates across three key areas: research, education and engagement.
The CIM has identified 13 key areas for which it hopes to produce research.
The CIM has the potential to engage in a broad range of research areas. We are laying the foundations for our research agenda by focusing on a few key areas:
Epidemiological studies in understanding the health patterns Muslim and broader community in the UK.
This area will enable philosophical research, exploring epistemology, ethics, definitions, and language between experts of different fields and their understanding of key themes and their implications within biomedicine and healthcare.
Research on ethical challenges faced within biomedicine and the healthcare setting, as related to practitioners and patients, or more widely within the research setting.
Independent research projects dictated by the interest of individual researchers.
As new areas of research develop, it is essential that this knowledge filters down and benefits those who are impacted by the research findings. The CIM intends to translate each research piece into different outputs appropriate for each of our stakeholders. These have currently been identified as follows: