The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) is the world’s largest research group focusing on the role of appearance and body image in people’s lives.
We're a centre of excellence for psychological and interdisciplinary, patient-centred research in appearance, disfigurement, body image and related studies.
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Our approach is multidisciplinary and spans physical, health and social sciences.
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