NHS Lothian

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  • project . 2019 - 2023
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/R005257/1
    Funder Contribution: 3,852,990 GBP
    Partners: NHS Lothian, University of London, University of Edinburgh

    The EPSRC IRC Proteus is made up of a group of world-leading scientists, engineers and clinicians. Interdisciplinarity is at our heart - we work across traditional boundaries linking together disciplines such as optical physics, chemical biology, biology and engineering...

  • project . 2010 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H042938/1
    Funder Contribution: 134,122 GBP
    Partners:, NHS Lothian, University of Aberdeen

    Parents whose baby is in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) usually are under a lot of stress. Much of this stress is unavoidable, but in some cases parents are under more stress than necessary because they do not understand what is happening to their baby. Although ...

  • project . 2017 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/P02338X/1
    Funder Contribution: 964,678 GBP
    Partners: NHS Grampian, University of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian, Articulate Instruments Ltd, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

    Speech Sound Disorders (SSDs) are the most common communication impairment in childhood; 16.5% of eight year olds have SSDs ranging from problems with only one of two speech sounds to speech that even family members struggle to understand. SSDs can occur in isolation or...

  • project . 2016 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/N034546/1
    Funder Contribution: 722,509 GBP
    Partners: ALDEBARAN ROBOTICS, Autism Initiatives, NHS Lothian, Technology to Thrive, Heriot-Watt University

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 695,000 people in the UK, and about 547,000 of these are 18 or over (1.3% of the adults in working age). The unemployment rate among adults with an ASD is higher than 85%, nearly double the unemployment rate of 48% for the wider di...

  • project . 2021 - 2023
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/V047868/1
    Funder Contribution: 202,450 GBP
    Partners: Litoral Polytechnic School, NHS Lothian, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, University of Exeter, RD&E

    Detection of bowel cancer is currently performed by visual inspection of the colonic mucosa during endoscopy, which is less reliable for small-sized lesions that are not easily visualised. If they are not detected and removed at an early stage, there is a chance that th...

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