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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

We Walk: Promoting regular outdoor walking after stroke

Funded By: The Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government

Location: Tayside, Fife, Lothian, Greater Glasgow & Clyde. People taking part in the study will be visited at home by a researcher.

Recruitment End Date: 28/02/2020

Researchers are developing a programme, called We Walk, to help people who have had a stroke to walk more outside.  We are looking for volunteers to test the programme, which...

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Life after Stroke

Funded By: Glasgow Caledonian University

Location: Interview location is flexible. Interviews can take place in person, in a place comfortable for the participant or over the phone/internet communications software (i.e. skype)

Recruitment End Date: 01/04/2020

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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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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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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