Research Opportunities

What are the Unmet Needs of Young Stroke? The Perspectives of Young Stroke Survivors, Stroke Carers and Stroke Clinicians

Stroke is often viewed as a condition or disease of the elderly (Singhal et al., 2013) but 25% of stroke cases occur in individuals

Designing a tool to provide support to people with aphasia during everyday conversations

It can be difficult to speak after a stroke. This study looks at how tools on the Internet can be used. These tools can make it easier for you to...

Bringing Outdoor Walks Indoors during the Covid-19 Pandemic and beyond

This Edinburgh University Dept of Clinical Psychology project aims to evaluate the impact of nature walks for older adults. The project will meet this aim by exploring the impacts of...

EPPSAT Programme

The Edinburgh Patient Partnership Needs your Help This dedicated service seeks patients with clinical signs for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and exams. We wish to seek new patients for exams...

What do stroke survivors, carers and providers consider important in rehabilitation services?

This study will aim to address the question "What do the users of rehabilitation programmes think is important in a rehabilitation tool?". The study uses a short questionnaire to collect...

The experiences of people with atrial fibrillation: Managing symptoms and accessing healthcare over the COVID-19 pandemic

We are recruiting individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF) to take part in an online recorded interview about their experiences of managing AF during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re over 18,...

HEADS: UP online: Helping Ease Anxiety & Depression after Stroke

Anxiety and depression are common after stroke. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses teach skills to help self-manage anxiety and depression. This research will test our adapted 9-week course called...

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

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...

Factors influencing participation in cardiac rehabilitation and exercise classes in stroke survivors

This research will be investigating the factors influencing your participation in exercise classes (cardiac rehabilitation or ANY similar class) post-stroke. It will involve you taking part in a one-off interview...

How do people with Aphasia create and maintain friendships through virtual communication?

Friendships are an important aspect of living successfully for many people with aphasia. We often communicate virtually. This can help keep people in touch with friends. An example of virtual...