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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

Investigating the impact of physical exercise and social isolation on wellbeing outcomes for people with Aphasia

Funded By: University of Leeds

Location: From home (where their computer is situated).

Recruitment End Date: 08/08/2021

This research is investigating the possible impact that physical exercise and social isolation have on the wellbeing of people with Aphasia. These are areas that are ever more important during...

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Testing a new questionnaire to measure how much a person’s chest, heart and stroke condition affects the quality of life of their partner and family members

Funded By: Cardiff University

Location: Online

Recruitment End Date: 30/09/2021

A person’s chest, heart and stroke condition can affect the lives of their partners and family members, but this important impact is often ignored. Researchers at Cardiff University have created...

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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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Virtual Elaborated Semantic Feature Analysis

Funded By: City, University of London

Location: Online. We will use zoom.us for assessments and EVA Park for treatment

Recruitment End Date: 01/10/2021

Aphasia is caused by stroke. Aphasia makes communicating difficult. We have created EVA Park for people with aphasia. It is a virtual island on the internet. You access EVA Park...

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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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Impact of visual impairment after stroke II

Funded By: Stroke Association

Location: By telephone or post

Recruitment End Date: 31/12/2021

Nearly three-quarters of stroke survivors have a visual problem. The aim of this part of the study to test a new questionnaire for measuring the impact on quality of life...

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