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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Developing a core outcome set for periprosthetic femoral fractures

A femoral fracture is a serious complication that can affect some people after they have…

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Interventions to improve patient outcomes after surgery

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

Investigating the link between asthma, brain inflammation and MRI changes

Eight million people in the UK have been diagnosed with asthma. Asthma + Lung UK…

Themes Mental health Respiratory disease

Workstream Exacerbation prediction and aerosol emissions

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

Mapping health services available to patients waiting for joint replacement

As of April 2023, over 40 per cent of people on NHS waiting lists (a…

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Interventions to improve patient outcomes after surgery

Preventing cardiovascular events in stroke patients

Having a stroke means you are more likely to experience a subsequent cardiovascular event. Cardiovascular…

Theme Translational data science

Workstream Genetic evidence to prioritise intervention

Exploring how obesity influences cancer survival

Evidence from different studies suggests that obesity or body mass index (BMI) might play a…

Theme Translational data science

Workstream Genetic evidence to prioritise intervention

Supporting exercise before joint replacement

People waiting for a joint replacement often avoid physical activity as they believe it will…

Theme Surgical and orthopaedic innovation

Workstream Interventions to improve patient outcomes after surgery