The mission of the NRCI is to support multi-disciplinary research and provide a suitable platform for scientists (for example, medical, biological, nutritional and social) to exchange knowledge and gain further understanding into the study of human well-being. This centre was established by researchers within the School of Health Science at the Waterford Institute of Technology, and provides a unique space for scientists to conduct research across a diverse range of human health related disciplines. The main research areas active within the centre include:

· Eye Health and Function;

· Mental Health;

· Cognitive Function;

· Clinical Health;

· Cancer;

· Pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance

· Human Enhancement and Drug Research;

· Chemistry and Biochemistry;

· Biotechnology;