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Research Funding 2008-2009

Radiotherapist working on computer.

Researcher:  Dr Robert van Deursen, Dr Kate Button
Funder: rcbc Wales
Amount: £121,122
Title: Development of a Rehabilitation Service Model for Knee Injury Patients

Researcher:  Dr Jill Riley Funder: College of Occupational Therapists
Amount: £4,000
Title: Occupational Therapists Careers in Social Services Departments in Scotland

Researcher:  Keren Williamson, Hywel Rogers, and Lynne Mundy Funder: Society of Radiographers
Amount: £5,000
Title: Utilising Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to support and Enhance the Clinical Learning Environment for the Benefit of Student Therapeutic Radiographers and Practice Educators

Researcher:  Gareth Morgan, Richard Oliver (DENTL),Francesca Sartorio (CPLAN), Lisa Barton (CARBS), Paul Prickett (ENGIN)
Funder: British Council Wales
Amount: £3,000
Title: The Nature and Penetration of Erasmus Activities

Researcher:  Dawn Pickering, Karen Visser 
Funder: Nancie Finnie Charitable Trust
Amount: £42,550
Title: Pedal Power – Does Participation in Adapted Dynamic Cycling Affect Lower Limb Muscle Function, Activity Levels and Quality of Life in Children with Cerebral Palsy.

Researcher:  Una Jones, Anne Rosser (MEDIC)
Funder: Physiotherapy Research Foundation
Amount: £8,575
Title: Respiratory Function in People with Huntington’s Disease

Researcher:  Dr Steph Enright, Dr Monica Busse, Dr Robert van Deursen and Una Jones
Funder: rcbc Wales
Amount: £51,558
Title: Respiratory Function in People with Huntington’s Disease: A Cross Sectional Study

Researcher:  Prof Patricia Price, Kavita Vedhara (University of Nottingham)
Funder: National Institute for Health Research
Amount: £10,120
Title: Development of a Cognitive-Behaviour Intervention to Reduce the Risk of Re-ulceration in Patients with Diabetes

Researcher:  Dr Monica Busse and Jonathan Gillard (MATHS)
Funder: European Huntington’s Disease Network
Amount: £31,537
Title: Reliability and Minimal Detectable Change of Measures of Participation, Functional Activities and Impairments in Individuals with Huntington’s Disease

Researcher: Dr Robert van Deursen
Funder: Wales Office of Research via Wales Centre for Primary Care Research
Amount: £20,000
Title: Scoping for Opportunities to develop rehabilitation research in Wales 

Researcher: Keren Williamson
Funder: JISC TechDis
Amount: £1,776
Title: An Exploration of use of personal digital assistants to deliver learning resources 

Researcher: Mike Smith
Funder: rcbc Wales
Amount: £9,000
Title: Scapulohumeral assessment in the clinical setting: the development of a robust measurement tool