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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

Life after Stroke

Funded By: Glasgow Caledonian University

Location: Interviews can take place over the phone or via internet communications software (i.e. skype)

Recruitment End Date: 01/06/2020

Stroke impacts thousands of people across the UK every year. Survivors of stroke must often manage many long-term challenges. This can make adjusting to life after stroke difficult. This is...

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Sleep After Stroke and Treatment After Stroke

Funded By: This is a Student Project (University of Glasgow)

Location: This research will be ethier by telephone or by visiting the University of Glasgow

Recruitment End Date: 01/06/2020

Stroke is a serious condition with long-lasting effects. One of these long-lasting effects is poorer sleep because of the stroke. Sleep is very important in both mental and physical health....

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Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in PhD project.

Funded By: Self-funding

Location: Anywhere suitable for the participant.

Recruitment End Date: 01/07/2020

This PhD project investigates the effects of using the internet to online self-diagnose and seek health information. This will not be part of data collection. It is instead for patient...

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How to organize words in communication aids for people who had a stroke

Funded By: The Republic of the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI)

Location: University of Dundee or Participants’ homes (if the participant lives too far from the university), the participants should be living in the east of Scotland.

Recruitment End Date: 31/07/2020

Some people get language difficulties (aphasia) from a stroke. To communicate better, they may speak while using gestures or communication aids. Communication aids usually contain grids with pictures and text....

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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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