Research Opportunities

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

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....

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...

HEADS: UP (Helping Ease Anxiety & Depression after Stroke) Feasibility Study

HEADS: UP is a research study that stands for Helping Ease Anxiety and Depression following Stroke. It teaches people to self-manage symptoms of anxiety and depression in a 9-week Mindfulness...

Experiences of sleep disturbances and desired treatment preferences post-stroke

Poor sleep is commonly experienced after stroke. This study aims to: Investigate experiences of sleep in stroke survivors Explore factors which may impact on their sleep Explore views on current...