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Evaluating Environmental Fall Risks

In 2021, a survey was carried out by Newcastle University to evaluate environmental fall risks (see opportunity here). Prior to the sur...

  • 04/05/2022
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health
  • DrLisaAlcock

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Patients’ experiences of healthcare technologies

In 2021 researchers at the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, undertook a series of focus groups to understand...

  • 25/04/2022
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Imperial PSTRC

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Patient and public views on artificial intelligence in healthcare.

In response to the expanding worldwide funding and research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications in healthcare, researchers a...

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Can humans beat computer models at predicting the spread of COVID-19?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, mathematical modelling has received a lot of attention from policy makers and the general public. Compute...

  • 14/03/2022
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Infectious diseases

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – Reducing delays in diagnosis

March is ovarian cancer awareness month in the UK, so let’s talk about ovarian cancer. Beginning with the key numbers, ovarian cancer i...

  • 05/03/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Cancer, Women's Health
  • hbrewer

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Are the statistics from COVID-19 vaccine trials understood?

Right now, in the UK and across the world, vaccines for Covid-19 are being rolled out. You may have already received, or be expecting a...

  • 04/03/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Infectious diseases
  • Suzie_Cro

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Imperials' REACT study expanded to help better understand Long COVID

A team of Imperial College London researchers has been awarded £5.5 million from the Government to study Long COVID. Carried out in pa...

  • 19/02/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Heart & circulation, Infectious diseases, Inflammation, Multiple Conditions

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Imperial College study shows coronavirus antibody prevalence falling in England

Tests on more than 365,000 people in England between 20 June and 28 September have shown that the antibody response to the virus that c...

  • 27/10/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Usability testing of coronavirus antibody kits: From a Zoom call with the public to a study of 14,400 people

When Imperial College was approached to run a programme of antibody testing that could estimate how many people in England had already ...

  • 28/08/2020
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera

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Five tips for involving patients and the public in research remotely: Insights from Covid-19

In April of this year, I was fortunate enough to receive Newcastle University’s Tilly Hale Award. The Tilly Hale award provides seed fu...

  • 20/07/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health

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COVID-19 Community Involvement Update: Poor communication and lack of practical guidance highlighted as key concerns

The Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) at Imperial College London are developing research to explore and understand people’s vie...

  • 06/04/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Healthy living & wellbeing

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Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequalities in later life

Thank you all for coming along to our first Research and Innovation matters event of 2020. Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequal...

  • 19/02/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Carers, Healthy living & wellbeing, Social Care
  • Charlie Wilkinson

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