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An online Parenting Intervention to Prevent affective disorders in high-risk Adolescents: The PIPA Trial

Leads: Professor Andrew Thompson, Professor Max Birchwood (Theme 3)

Dates: February 2021 - TBC

Mon 13 Sep 2021, 14:04 | Tags: Youth Mental Health Max Birchwood

Workplace health and wellbeing: a mixed-methods evaluation of cross-regional workplace health initiatives including a cluster randomised controlled trial of a behaviour change intervention

Leads: Dr Laura Kudrna (Theme 6) with Kelly Ann Schmidtke, Lena Al-Khudairy, Laura Quinn, Richard Lilford, Paul Bird, Kate Jolly, Ila Bharatan, Graeme Currie, Magdalena Skrybant, Niyah Campbell, and colleagues from ARC Northwest London and ARC North East and North Cumbria

Dates: September 2021 – September 2023

'Snacktivity' to promote physical activity and reduce future risk of disease in the population

Leads: Lead – Professor Amanda Daley (Loughborough University); ARC lead Professor Kate Jolly

Dates: 01/07/2019 – 30/06/2024

Mon 13 Sep 2021, 13:25 | Tags: Kate Jolly Long-term Conditions

1000 Families Study: Wave 3


Professor Richard Hastings


01/01/2020 – 31/12/2022

Mon 13 Sep 2021, 12:50 | Tags: Richard Hastings Youth Mental Health

Advancing clinical leadership to improve the implementation of evidence-based practice in surgery

Leads: Dr Amy Grove, Public Health

Dates: Dec 2019-March 2025

Mon 13 Sep 2021, 12:46 | Tags: Public Health Amy Grove

The production and scale of implementation of evidence based innovation in a range of clinical domains through an Impact Acceleration Unit


Professor Graeme Currie, Warwick Business School, Theme 5 Organisational Science

Professor Krysia Dziedzic, Keele University, Theme 1 Long term Condition

Dr Zoe Paskins, Keele University, Theme 1 Long Term Condition

Dr Agnieszka Latuszynska, Warwick Busines School, Theme 5 Organisational Science


1.05.2021 - 01.03.2023

Family Hubs Evaluation

Leads: Graeme Currie, Theme 5

Dates: 01/02/2019 – 31/12/2022

Mon 13 Sep 2021, 12:27 | Tags: Graeme Currie Organisational Science Ila Bharatan

Improving the uptake and quality of annual health checks for young people with learning disability

Leads: Hayley Crawford, Ashley Liew, Richard Hastings, Peter Langdon, Kylie Gray (Theme 3)

Dates: 01/01/2020 - 30/09/2024

*Increasing Global Hand Hygiene

Lead: Kelly Ann Schmidtke (Methodology)

Dates: March 2019 - Published Jan 2020

Mon 08 Mar 2021, 11:34 | Tags: Kelly-Ann Schmidtke

Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Access To and Experience of Mental Health Care of People from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups (ARIADNE)

Leads: Dr Domenico Giacco, Prof Swaran Singh, Prof Paramjit Gill (Youth Mental Health), Prof Graeme Currie, Dr Gareth Owen (Organisational Science), Prof Robin Miller (Social Care)

Dates: April 2021 - March 2022

Evaluation of enhanced support for care homes

Leads: Dr Sarah Damery, Dr Janet Jones, Prof Kate Jolly (Long-term Conditions) Dr Agnieszka Latuszynska (Organisational Sciences)

Dates: June 2020 – December 2022

Emergency Point Of Care Testing and Treatment in Care Homes and at Home (EPICENTRE) - Development and Evaluation of a Novel Acute Medical Care Model

Leads: Prof Dan Lasserson, Dr Thomas Knight, Dr Sarbjit Clare (Acute Care Interfaces), Dr Denise Tanner (Social Care) and Dr Laura Quinn (Meths)

Dates: January 2020 - December 2022

Improving Quality of Anaemia Diagnosis (iQUAD) in Primary and Secondary Care

Leads: Prof Dan Lasserson (Acute Care Interfaces), Dr Nick Parsons (Meths)

Dates: January 2020 - December 2022

Optimal Acute Care Delivery Models for System Resilience for COVID-19

Lead: Prof Dan Lasserson (Acute Care Interfaces), Prof Russell Mannion (Meths), Prof Simon Conroy (ARC EM)

Dates: October 2019 - September 2023 (originally funded by NIHR Policy Research Programme for winter pressures, DHSC as the policy client, changed the focus to COVID-19 system resilience in April 2020).

Long-term follow-up of patients with ultra-sound detected 'fatty liver' in primary care

Leads: Mr James Ferguson (Long-term Conditions), Prof Richard Lilford, Ms Felicity Evison, Dr Katharine Reeves (Meths)

Dates: March 2020 - ongoing

Cross-sectional Survey to Explore the Process of Care During Induction of Labour in a Sample of Units in the UK.

Leads: Prof Sara Kenyon, Dr Beck Taylor (Maternity), Dr Laura Quinn (Meths)

Dates: Summer/autumn 2021 - mid 2022

Fri 15 Jan 2021, 12:00 | Tags: Sara Kenyon Maternity Beck Taylor Methodology Laura Quinn

An Exploration of Changes to the Provision of Postnatal Care During COVID-19

Leads: Prof Sara Kenyon, Dr Beck Taylor, Dr Lauren Carson (Maternity), Dr Laura Quinn (Meths)

Dates: January 2020 - January 2024

Evaluation of a Strength-based Leadership Programme

Leads: Professor Robin Miller, Ms Sharanya Nama Mahesh (Social Care)

Dates: February 2021 - January 2022

Fri 15 Jan 2021, 09:35 | Tags: Sharanya Nama Mahesh Robin Miller Social Care

Birmingham Symptom specific Obstetric Triage System (BSOTS)

Lead: Prof Sara Kenyon

Dates: 2011 - ongoing

Thu 14 Jan 2021, 13:00 | Tags: Sara Kenyon Maternity

Uptake of Results in Obstetric Trials in NHS

Leads: Dr Beck Taylor, Prof Sara Kenyon (Maternity), Dr Katharine Reeves, Dr Laura Kudrna, Dr Kelly-Ann Schmidtke (Meths)

Dates: Oct 2019 - Sep 2024

Use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Adult Social Care 2: User Perspectives

Leads: Mrs Sarah Hughes, Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi, Prof Mel Calvert (Long-term Conditions), Prof Robin Miller (Social Care)

Dates: April 2021 - December 2022

Reducing Opioid Prescription - PROMPPT Pain Management

Leads: Dr Clare Jinks, Prof Christian Mallen (Long-term Conditions), Dr Elaine Nicholls (Meths)

Dates: March 2019 - March 2024

Evaluation of the Birmingham Children’s Partnership

Leads: Dr Helena Tuomainen, Dr Domenico Giacco (Youth Mental Health), Prof Robin Miller (Social Care), Dr Nick Parsons (Meths)

Dates: TBC

Mon 07 Dec 2020, 14:12 | Tags: Domenico Giacco, Nick Parsons, Helena Toumainen, Robin Miller

Exploring Innovation in Transition (EXIT) for Young People Leaving Care

Leads: Prof Graeme Currie (Organisational Science), Prof Robin Miller (Social Care)

Dates: December 2019 - November 2023

Exploring the Impact of City Of Culture on Health and Wellbeing: A Mixed-Methods Study

Leads: Prof Graeme Currie, Dr Ila Bharatan (Organisational Science), Prof Aileen Clarke (Public Health)

Dates: April 2020 - June 2023

Development of a TV Technology Platform to Connect Isolated, Older People to Other Care Services

Lead: Prof Eivor Oborn (Organisational Science) with industrial partner

Dates: 2018 - 2023

Mon 07 Dec 2020, 12:32 | Tags: Organisational Science Eivor Oborn Social Care

The Implications of Acute Hospital Care at Home for Older People, Carers and Social Care Services

Lead: Mr Mark Tompkins (supervised by Dr Denise Tanner [Social Care], Prof Daniel Lasserson [Acute Care Interfaces])

Dates: November 2020 - November 2023

Development of a proposal for a NIHR Programme Development Grant – Strengthening GPs caring for transition-aged youth

Leads: Dr Helena Tuomainen, Dr Domenico Giacco, Prof Swaran Singh (Youth Mental Health), Dr Nick Parsons (Meths)

Dates: June 2020 - May 2021

Mon 07 Dec 2020, 11:46 | Tags: Domenico Giacco, Nick Parsons, Helena Toumainen, Swaran Singh

*Alone or Together: preventing student loneliness via supporting social connectedness at lunchtime

Lead: Dr Helena Tuomainen (Youth Mental Health)

Dates: April 2020 - July 2021 (Phase 1)

Mon 07 Dec 2020, 11:00 | Tags: Helena Toumainen

Later Life Care Choices and Partnerships

Leads: Prof Robin Miller (Social Care), Dr Laura Kudrna (Methodology)

Dates: August 2019 - September 2023

Fri 04 Dec 2020, 13:49 | Tags: Robin Miller Methodology Social Care Laura Kudrna

Community Neo-natal Jaundice Pathway: Improving Safety and Acceptability

Leads: Dr Beck Taylor (Maternity), Dr Katharine Reeves (Meths)

Dates: November 2019 - TBC

Thu 26 Nov 2020, 17:33 | Tags: Maternity Beck Taylor Katharine Reeves Methodology

Implementation of Remote Consultations – Reducing Inequality of Access

Leads: Dr Kelly-Ann Schmidtke, Dr Laura Kudrna (Meths), Prof Kate Jolly (Public Health), Dr Sarah Damery (Long-term Conditions)

Dates: April 2021 - March 2022

Thu 26 Nov 2020, 17:26 | Tags: Sarah Damery, Kate Jolly, Kelly-Ann Schmidtke, Laura Kudrna

Implementation of Strengths-Based Working in Adult Social Care

Leads: Professor Robin Miller, Ms Sharanya Nama Mahesh (Social Care), Dr Ila Bharatan (Organisational Science)

Dates: April 2020 - March 2023

Practice Leadership in Social Work

Leads: Professor Robin Miller, Dr Jason Schaub, Mr Simon Haworth (Social Care), Prof Graeme Currie (Organisational Science)

Dates: January 2020 - July 2021

Behavioural and emotional outcomes in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders

Leads: Dr Hayley Crawford (Youth Mental Health), Dr Jo Moss (University of Surrey), Dr Caroline Richards (University of Birmingham), Dr Jane Waite (Aston University)

Dates: October 2020 – September 2024