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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Eating after exercise

The aim of this project is to explore how we can help people reduce their…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population 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

How do we stop or reduce treatments that don’t work or aren’t cost-effective?

Stopping or reducing how often a treatment is offered by the NHS is called ‘de-adoption’.

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Innovative translational research methods

Improving diagnosis and outcome prediction in pleural mesothelioma

Pleural mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of the lungs. This is known as…

Theme Respiratory disease

Workstream Personalised care in pleural disease

Developing physical activity leader programmes for girls from underserved groups

Inequalities in physical activity mean that not everyone in the UK is able to participate…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Developing guided EMDR to treat PTSD in primary care

Approximately four per cent of the UK population has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is…

Theme Mental health

Workstream Psychological interventions

Exploring the link between genes and cognitive decline

Cognitive decline in older adults refers to the difficulties someone may experience later in life…

Theme Translational data science

Workstream Genetic evidence to prioritise intervention

Play in urban spaces for health (PUSH)

Playing outdoors is a good way for children to get physically active. It helps their…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population diet and physical activity

Developing a platform trial for obesity

Platform trials are different to traditional clinical trials. Instead of testing a specific drug or…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity