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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 research@chss.org.uk

The Role of Virtual Communication on Wellbeing in People with Aphasia and Elderly Control Participants

Funded By: University of Leeds

Location: Online

Recruitment End Date: 04/03/2021

The project aims to compare how older adults and people with aphasia have adapted to an increased need for virtual communication during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this has affected...

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

Funded By: This study is conducted as part of a PhD project at the University of Salford. The website [www.strokesurvivorshub.com] 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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Mental health and predictors of psychological distress among people with heart failure during the COVID-19 pandemic

Funded By: Supported by University of Glasgow

Location: Online

Recruitment End Date: 31/12/2021

This study will investigate mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic among people with heart failure compared to people who do not have heart failure. Completing this research will...

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Exploring sustainable behaviour changes to reduce asthma sufferers’ exposure to airborne fine particulate matter in Scotland

Funded By: NERC IAPETUS2 DTP and SEPA

Location: The location of the research will be dictated by the participant themselves, and is likely to include their home, local area, place of work (COVID restrictions dependent). Participants will be asked to carry an air quality monitoring device with them as they go about their daily activates. The study does not prescribe specific activities or locations, and participants are not required to leave their homes if they do not want to. Personal/identifiable locations (such as home addresses) will not be shared or reported.

Recruitment End Date: 31/12/2021

The overarching aim of this work is to develop behaviour change interventions to reduce people with asthmas exposure to fine particulate matter. By monitoring your own exposure to PM2.5 and...

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