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Members have secured substantial funding for research that includes the development, use and testing of technologies for self-management in several specific populations e.g. those living with chronic musculoskeletal conditions, back pain, stroke, respiratory disease.

  • RID injury (Risk and Identification of Injury)

    This is a prospective study examining the risk factors for musculoskeletal injury in adolescent team sports. This is a collaborative project between Ulster University (led by Dr Bleakley) and the INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics, in University College Dublin, involving over 800 adolescents involved in School and Club sport from across Ireland. Within this study data collection is facilitated through a phone app and online platform.

    This project is funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education and the HEA under the North-South Research Funding Programme 2021.

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    Enhancing Social Participation across Ireland for people with communication disabilities and differences. This collaborative project has leads representing Ulster, Cork, Trinity, Limerick, and Galway Universities.

    The project is funded by The North-South Research Programme 2021. It is being delivered by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) on behalf of the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research Innovation and Science (DFHERIS).

  • Radiographer the impact of AI in diagnostic Radiography 

    An experimental study to investigate the impact of different forms of AI feedback on automation bias and decision switching on diagnostic radiographers. The project is funded by the College of Radiographers Industry Partnerships Scheme (CoRIPS)
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