Research Funding


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Can improving the quality of surgical training enhance patient outcomes in coronary artery bypass surgery? A Cluster Randomised pilot study comparing current Endoscopic (keyhole) vein harvesting training with Structured Training - The CREST TrailBhuvaneswari Krishnamorthy
NIHR - Post Doctoral Fellowship
January 2019


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The DISH project will develop, test, and publish findings of three different concepts; 1) a concept for a “learning innovation unit” based on a tripartite partnership to ensure better development and uptake of eHealth solutions, 2) a concept for on the job training, providing staff in the health care sector with better eHealth competences (blended learning) and 3) a concept to assess and acknowledge skills and competences, which ensures the recognition and mobility of health care staffDave Lynes, collaboration with Denmark, Norway, Germany and Spain.European DISH Contract (Digital & Innovation Skills Helix)Sept 2018
Widening Participation in Medicine and Enhance (Enhancing Health Professional Performance in Challenging Environments)Prof Jeremy Brown
Health Education England North West Service Level Agreement
August 2018
Using compositional data anaylsis to investiage associations between children's 24-hour movement behaviours and cognitive emotional, and behavioural health outcomesProf Stuart Fairclough; Dr Rob Noonan in collaboration with the University of East AngliaWaterloo Foundation
July 2018
Pilot and evaluation of the Carer's Alert Thermometer adapted for carers of stroke survivors (CAT-S) and development of a bid to conduct a trial of CAT across long-term and progressive conditions.Professor Mary O'Brien; Dr Katherine Knighting; Emmie MaleweziLiverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) RCF


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Respite care and short breaks for young adults with life limiting / complex health and/or complex physical disability needs (LLDNs): Mixed-method systematic review and conceptual framework developmentProfessor Sally SpencerProfessor Barbara Jack, Professor Brenda Roe, Dr Lucy Bray, Dr Katherine Knighting, Michelle Maden, Julie Downing, Ceu Mateus, Jane NoyesNational Institute for Health Research, Health Services Delivery ResearchAugust 2017
Developing a patient self-management programme for bronchiectasisDr Carol KellyProfessor Sally Spencer, Professor Ella Pereira, Dr Dave Lynes, Hayley McKenzie, Professor Janelle York, Dr Karen Heslop-Marshall, Dr Matt Hodson, Ian Kenworthy, Alison ClarkRIFJune 2017
To explore and understand the impact of austerity on participation in NHS-funded health education programmes in Higher EducationDr Vicky DuckworthProfessor Liz ThomasRITA - Bournemouth UniversityJune 2017
The Visual Diary - A Memoir of Recovery and RehabilitationDr Ardhendu BeheraDr Huaizhong, Professor Mary O'Brien, Mr Bakul SoniRITAMay 2017
Following up patients after hip replacement: Identification of mechanical changes in gait and daily activities in individuals with well functioning but loose, and symptomatic and loose total hip-replacement.Dr Ben LangleyProfessor Paola Dey, Professor Ella Pereira, Dr Julie Kirby, Dr Richard Page, Professor Tim Board, Mr Chris Walton, Dr Mary Cramp, Dr Stewart MorrisonRITAMay 2017
What are the experiences of patients with mild Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), and their family caregivers of rehabilitation following hospital discharge?Dr Alex BalaniProfessor Barbara Jack, Laura Taylor, Suzanne SimpsonRITAMay 2017
Invest in Yourself - Development of a health and well-being initiative for North West Ambulance ServiceDr Kathleen MooneyNorth West Ambulance ServiceMarch 2017


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Research for Respiratory Care: The Establishment of a Research ConsortiumDr Carol Kelly
Dr Dave Lynes, Dr Kate Knighting, Prof Ella Pereira
RITAApril 2016
Multi-disciplinary Autism Research: Bridging the Theory/practice gapDr Fiona HallettProf Ella Pereira, Dr Joanne Powell-Grieg, Professor Jeremy Brown, Jennifer KirtonRITAApril 2016
Bronchiectasis: developing the evidence-base, informing research, improving careProf Sally SpencerDr Carol Kelly, Dr Dave Lynes, Dr Nicola Relph, Ross ArmstrongRITAApril 2016
Adaptive User Interface: Design and Development of an Eye-based Human Computer Interaction (HCI) for People with Varying Severity of DisabilitiesDr Ardhendu Behera,
Dr Motonori Yamaguchi
Prof Gregory Francis, Purdue University, Dr Bakul Soni, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, Prof Carolyn Young, The Walton Centre NHS TrustRITAApril 2016
Evaluating and evidencing impact of crisis intervential servicesR. L. Monk &
D. Heim
QuereshiRichmond FellowshipApril 2016
Weight gain, fitness loss and physical activity among UK children during school holidays: A natural experiment testing the Structured Day HypothesisStuart FaircloughRobert Noonan (EHU, SPA), Gabriella Czanner (Liverpool University), Glenn Weaver (University of South Carolina)Wellcome Trust Seed Award in Science


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