Research Opportunities

Fluency in Controlled Association, Convergent and Divergent Semantics: a study of semantic fluency tasks in adults who have aphasia and/or apraxia and those who do not.

I am looking for participants to take part in my study of semantic fluency in people with aphasia. I am aiming to contact between 5 - 10 clients with a...

Exploring sustainable behaviour changes to reduce asthma sufferers’ exposure to airborne fine particulate matter in Scotland

The overarching aim of this work is to develop behaviour change interventions to reduce people with asthmas exposure to fine particulate matter. By monitoring your own exposure to PM2.5 and...

The Role of Virtual Communication on Wellbeing in People with Aphasia and Elderly Control Participants

The project aims to compare how older adults and people with aphasia have adapted to an increased need for virtual communication during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this has affected...

Mental health and predictors of psychological distress among people with heart failure during the COVID-19 pandemic

This study will investigate mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic among people with heart failure compared to people who do not have heart failure. Completing this research will...

National Stroke Voices

Have you had a stroke in the last six years? Have you cared for someone who has experienced a stroke in the last six years? Do you think you could...

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...