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Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities

This page lists opportunities to be involved in chest, heart and stroke research. If you are interested in taking part in any of the opportunities, please contact the recruitment contact listed in the entry.

If you are a researcher looking to recruit participants for a study or patient and public involvement in research, please contact us on

Young Adults Rehabilitation experiences and Needs following Stroke (YARNS) Advisory Group

Funded By: The Same You charity, routed through the RCN Foundation

Location: The Group will meet a maximum of once per month via an online Zoom meeting. The details will be communicated a week prior.

Recruitment End Date: 31/07/2020

YARNS is a study to scope the range of rehabilitation experiences and needs of young adults (18 – 40) following stroke through their own stories, the published literature and the...

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Robot handing over an object to humans

Funded By: SICSA and ORCA hub Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Location: Online Survey

Recruitment End Date: 15/08/2020

The Researchers are studying how robots can help in the house. The task is to hand over an object to a person. Most methods are for people with full arm...

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Development and Testing of a Daily Activity Questionnaire for Stroke Survivors and the online

Funded By: This study is conducted as part of a PhD project at the University of Salford. The website [] is funded by the University of Salford, which is also the data custodian.

Location: You do not need to travel to take part in this research. You will need access to the internet to be able to complete the questionnaires. So, you can do this in the comfort of your home or a public library.

Recruitment End Date: 01/10/2021

Patient Reported Outcome Measures are important to understand the limitations from a patient’s perspective and allows the prioritisation of patient’s own goals. The aim of the project is to develop...

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