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.


Do ethnicity and coexisting health conditions impact high-risk diabetes?

About a third of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have very high blood sugar…

Theme Translational data science

Workstreams Clinical informatics platforms Large, complex datasets

Great Western Secure Data Environment

Secure Data Environments (SDEs) are online platforms for analysing health and social care data for…

Theme Translational data science

Workstream Clinical informatics platforms

Improving access to green spaces for adolescent girls in Bradford

Adolescent girls are less likely to be physically active than boys. South Asian children are…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Population diet and physical activity

Handling missing data in large electronic healthcare record datasets

Electronic healthcare records (EHRs) are created when healthcare professionals record information about the health of…

Theme Translational data science

Workstream Large, complex datasets

Biomarkers for screening and diagnosing lung cancer

In the UK, only 15 per cent of people diagnosed with lung cancer will still…

Theme Translational data science

Workstream Omics for prediction and prognosis

Changing attention bias to reduce body dissatisfaction

Eye-tracking studies have found that people living with an eating disorder are likely to pay…

Theme Mental health

Workstream Psychological interventions

Interviewing surgical teams to optimise new chemotherapy delivery method

Bowel, ovarian and stomach cancer often spreads (metastasises) to the lining (peritoneum) of the abdominal…

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Innovative translational research methods

Would parents attending a weight management programme accept support for their children?

We know that a child is at increased risk of being affected by overweight or…

Theme Diet and physical activity

Workstream Clinical diet and physical activity

My Knee Plan

During this project we will ask researchers, healthcare professionals and patients to co-produce a care…

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Interventions to improve patient outcomes after surgery