Research projects

Our projects span early stage studies such as first in human and feasibility studies to developing new research methodologies and tools. Take a look at all our projects across all our research themes and workstreams.

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Radiological assessment of pneumothorax

A pneumothorax is also known as a collapsed lung. It happens when air leaks into…

Theme Respiratory disease

Workstream Personalised care in pleural disease

Using circulating tumour DNA to diagnose pleural mesothelioma

As a tumour or cancer grows, its cells die and are replaced by new ones.

Theme Respiratory disease

Workstream Personalised care in pleural disease

PASSPORT: Creating a school-specific physical activity portfolio

Physical activity is important for children’s physical and mental health. The UK government recommend that…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population diet and physical activity

Making trials more accessible through better patient information leaflets

Clinical trials are research projects that compare different treatments to see which one is best.

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Interventions to improve patient outcomes after surgery

Developing a non-invasive continuous glucose monitor

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) means using a device to estimate your blood glucose, also called…

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity

Setting research priorities with under-served communities

This project focused on ensuring the research we conduct addresses the needs and priorities of…

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Interventions to improve patient outcomes after surgery

FFLEX study

During the FFLEX study we will be looking at a new type of knee implant.

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Novel surgical and orthopaedic techniques and devices

Improving weight loss in young people living with obesity

Overweight and obesity affects one in three children in England. It is linked to other…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity

Carbohydrate counting and risk of disordered eating in young people with type 1 diabetes

Young people living with type 1 diabetes have a higher risk of developing disordered eating…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity