Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

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Job Vacancies

There are no current job vacancies at the Centre. Check back for future opportunities.

PhD Studentships

PhD studentship: Location, location, location: identifying the trade-off between being active and being exposed to air pollution for children with asthma

  • Based at Swansea University
  • 3-year fully funded PhD studentship (Funded by the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research)
  • Closing date: 5th July 2021

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PhD studentship: Exploring the delivery of on-line asthma reviews as an option in primary care from the perspective of the patient, the healthcare professional and the organisation: a mixed-methods study nested in the IMP2ART programme of work

  • Based at University of Edinburgh
  • 3-year fully funded PhD studentship (Funded by the University of Edinburgh)
  • Closing date: 23rd July 2021

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Badging a project, or affiliating a student or Research Fellow

Existing Centre members can apply to badge a project, or affiliate a PhD or MD student, or Research Fellow with the Centre. 

Badging your project as a Centre study

If you are working on a study that you think would benefit from being badged as an Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research study, please:

  • Read the procedure available on the Collaboration Hub 
  • Connect with the Centre Manager and relevant Theme Leads, and get PPI input
  • Complete our Project Badging Request form

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Collaboration Hub - Policies and Guidelines (Restricted Access)

Project Badging Request Form [Microsoft Forms - right click to open in a new tab/browser window]

Affiliating a student

If you are, or have, a PhD or MD student whose research is aligned with the themes and topics of the Centre, and who would benefit from being part of our Postgraduate Training platform, please:

  • Read the procedure available on the Collaboration Hub 
  • Contact our PG Platform leads to discuss
  • Complete the PhD/MD Adoption Request form

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Collaboration Hub - Policies and Guidelines (Restricted Access)

PhD/MD Adoption Request Form [Microsoft Forms - right click to open in a new tab/browser window]

Research Fellows 

We welcome adoption requests from Research Fellows and Clinical Research Fellows where studies align with the themes and topics of the Centre.

  • Read the procedure available on the Collaboration Hub 
  • Contact our PG Platform leads to discuss
  • Complete the Research Fellowship Adoption Request form

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Collaboration Hub - Policies and Guidelines (Restricted Access)

Research Fellowship Adoption Request Form [Microsoft Forms - right click to open in a new tab/browser window]

Institutional Affiliation

There are many benefits in affiliating with the Centre, including:

  • access to a network of UK respiratory academics and clinicians, and the next generation of leaders in world-class asthma research
  • access to facilitation of patient involvement for researchers
  • access to expertise in applied asthma methodology
  • subsidised access to the Optimum Patient Care Research Database (OPCRD) for asthma data via a secure network

Do you have existing collaborations with members of the Centre? If you feel that your work aligns with our aims and objectives and that you would like to benefit from becoming officially affiliated to the Centre, please get in touch to discuss.

Find our procedure and the application form for welcoming new members and new affiliates on our Policies and Guidelines webpage

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Policies and Guidelines

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