Research Opportunities

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic response on population mental health and disparities

Whilst the impacts on physical health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been an important consideration, the mental health impacts are equally as important to consider given the longer-term impact...

Young Adults Rehabilitation experiences and Needs following Stroke (YARNS) Advisory Group

YARNS is a study to scope the range of rehabilitation experiences and needs of young adults (18 – 40) following stroke through their own stories, the published literature and the...

Robot handing over an object to humans

The Researchers are studying how robots can help in the house. The task is to hand over an object to a person. Most methods are for people with full arm...

Sleep After Stroke and Treatment After Stroke

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....

An Exploration of Arm and Hand Difficulties in People living with Neurological Conditions: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Previously, research has focused more towards lower limb impairment and rehabilitation for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s Disease (PD) or stroke. However, arm and hand difficulties is another common...

We Walk: Promoting regular outdoor walking after stroke

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...

Life after Stroke

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...

Developing a method to support carers of people with either heart failure, dementia or stroke

I am a researcher who is developing a way of supporting carers of people with life-limiting conditions. To help me decide what type of support I should develop, I will...

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

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...

Improving Transitions in Stroke Care

The Researchers are developing a new way to make returning home for people after stroke a better experience. They would like to learn from your experiences. This would involve coming...