The Department of Medicine of the University of Oviedo has a teams of professors and researchers to develop activities of research, teaching and technical consultancy in the fields of the Medicine and Emergency and Disaster situations, in collaboration with researchers of the Prehospital Care and Disasters Research Group (GIAPREDE) of the Health Research Institute of Asturias (ISPA), with different project related to the emergency and disasters field of knowledge from different perspectives (public health, emergency response, innovation, educational techniques, etc). Research fields are epidemiology of mass casualty incidents, emergencies and disasters; prehospital emergency medical services and triage systems; impact of climate change, extreme climate episodes and vector-borne diseases; alternate care sites for pandemics, artificial intelligence in prehospital care; and educational innovation programmes.