At the University of the West of Scotland, Research in the Life Sciences has an interdisciplinary approach across Biomedicine, Medical Devices, Human Health and Sport, Environmental Health, Aquatic Health, and New Medicines. UWS has excellent links with the NHS, Industry and other Research Institutes. Examples of this include the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and PracticeThe Institute for Clinical Exercise and Health Science, and the Institute of Biomedical Environmental Health Research and The Institute of Thin Film, Sensors and Imaging.