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Commissioned Research Awards Portfolio

 

Needs-Led Commissioned Research Awards   (2003-2016):

HSC R&D Division supports Needs-led commisioned research derived from an on-going systematic process to identify and prioritise research needs. HSC R&D Division works with users of research (policy-makers, practitioners and commissioners), generators of researchers, patients, clients, carers and others to determine priority research areas. Below are a list of commissioned calls issued by HSC R&D Division over the last 10 years.

Please CLICK ON THE TITLES BELOW to access the Awards and any available report outcomes for each call.

AWARD SCHEME
DATE

Early Intervention Transformation Project

 
2015

Outcomes of the Implementation of Smoking Prevention Intervention

(includes ouputs)

2014

Dementia Care

 
2013 & 2014

Outcomes of the Implementation of Telemonitoring NI

 
2013

Bamford Implementation and Bamford Rapid Reviews

(includes outputs where available)

2011

Suicide Prevention

(includes outputs)

2008 & 2009

Antimicrobial Resistance

 
2005

Investing in Health

 
2004

NIPEC

 
2004

Targeting Social Need

 
2003
 

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Opportunity-Led Commissioned Research Awards   (2010-2015):

HSC R&D Division supports Opportunity-Led commissioned research derived from ad-hoc opportunities to exploit partnership funding.

Title
Chief Investigator
Dates
HSC R&D Cost
TRAC-24: Single centre randomised controlled trial to assess the effect of the addition of twenty-four hours of oral tranexamic acid post-operatively to a single intra-operative intravenous dose of tranexamic acid on calculated blood loss following primary hip and knee arthroplasty.
Dr D Beverland (BHSCT)
2016-17
£72,926
Psychological Trauma in People with Learning Difficulties
Dr L Taggart (UU)
2015-16
£42,675
Medication adherence in long-term conditions - leverage of the NICOLA study
Prof J McElnay (QUB)
2015-18
£248,605
Nurse Fellow to the European Society of Cardiology
Dr L Hill (BHSCT)
2015-16
£17,145
Public Attitudes to Data Sharing in Northern Ireland
Prof G Robinson (UU)
2015-16
£46,675
Social Complexity in Pregnancy
Prof G MacDonald (QUB)
2014-16
£37,500
Can Twitter sentiment help us design better social media-enabled mass communication interventions for public health?  A feasibility study focussing on skin cancer prevention
Prof F Kee (QUB)
2015
£40,000
A Cluster RCT pilot of the 'Good Behaviour Game' in disadvantaged areas
Prof A Thurston (QUB)
2015-18
£44,781
The Effectiveness of School-Based Socio-Emotional Learning Programme: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Prof P Connolly (QUB)
2015-16
£80,000
Movember Prostate Cancer UK CoE Grant  Optimising DNA – damaging therapies as treatment for localised and metastatic prostate cancer
Dr S Jain (QUB)
2014-19
£500,000
Multiples Point of Care detection of sepsis pathogens, using biochip array technology
Prof D McAuley (QUB)
2014-17
£111,152
Diabetes education for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and their family/paid carers: a pilot RCT
Dr L Taggart (UU)
2014-15
£12,750
Improving the implementation of findings from randomised controlled trials in complex critical care interventions through process evaluation
Dr B Blackwood (QUB)
2014-15
£11,022
National Survey of Recent Mothers 2010 Proposal
Prof F Alderdice (QUB)
2014-15
£82,141
Microbial community composition in the airways of patients with chronic lung infection: characterization and clinical impact
Prof M Tunney (QUB)
2013-14
£142,000
Assessment of the potential hypervirulence of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Royal Victoria NICU outbreak
Prof S Elborn (QUB)
2013-14
£48,000
Infant Death and Co-Sleeping
Dr A Lazenbatt (QUB)
2013-14
£10K
Understanding how to improve the lives of men living with prostate cancer
Dr A Gavin (QUB)
2013-14
£54,574
Improving diagnosis, prevention and treatment of infections in pregnancy
Dr P Coyle (BHSCT)
2013-14
£14,018
MeASURe – Systematic Review of Outcome Measures in Autism
Prof G MacDonald (QUB)
2013-14
£40,081
HARP- Hydroxmethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibition with simvastatin in Acute lung injury to Reduce Pulmonary dysfunction
Prof D McAuley (QUB)
2013-14
£115,953
The epidemiology, diagnosis and outcomes of Aspergillus infection in ventilator-associated pneumonia: A UK multicentre prospective study
Dr R McMullan (QUB)
2012-15
£41,400
Future Leadership Development Programme in Ageing Research in Ireland - North and South
CARDI
2012-14
£670,000
A Mapping Exercise to Explore the Evidence of the Role of AHPS in Health Promotion and Prevention.
Prof S McDonough (UU)
2012-13
£25,000
Effectiveness of a programme of exercise on physical function in survivors of critical illness following discharge from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): a randomised controlled trial
Dr B O’Neill (UU)
2012-13
£15,442
Food in Schools- Reward Intervention
Dr M McKinley (QUB)
2012-13
£51,000
The cost-effectiveness of community-based models of care for child and adolescent anorexia nervosa
Prof G MacDonald (QUB)
2012-13
£118,170
 EUROCAT (European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies)
 Prof H Dolk (UU)
2011-14
£228,601
 The Effect of Antiproteases on pro-inflammatory mediator release and expression by alveolar neutrophils and macrophages in acute lung injury.
 Prof C Taggart (QUB)
2010-11
£35,683
 HPV Prevalence in Cervical Cancers and Premalignant Lesions of the Cervix
 Dr A Gavin (QUB)
2010-11
£149,885
 To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured education programme about diet and insulin management for adolescents with type 1 diabetes
 Prof V Coates (UU)
2010-11
£35,398