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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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

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

Waist-to-height ratio as a tool for predicting metabolic risk

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends that people…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population diet and physical activity

Exploring why people eat more after exercising

This project builds on a scoping review we recently completed on eating…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population diet and physical activity

Do school PE kit policies impact girls’ body image?

The physical activity levels and self-esteem of girls decline with age. This is because adolescent…

Themes Diet and physical activity Mental health

Workstreams Population diet and physical activity Psychological interventions

Exploring drug targets to treat and prevent cancer

It’s possible that some medications used for lowering blood sugar, preventing inflammation or supporting weight…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity

Is hydrogel safe and effective for weight loss?

Surgery is the most effective but also the most expensive way for maintaining long-term weight-loss…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity

Adjusting menu choices to improve nutrition and reduce environmental impact

A significant proportion of the food we eat in the UK is consumed outside the…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population diet and physical activity