The latest updates from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research
Congratulations to Dr Emma Kinley on a stellar year of achievements!
As well as completing and graduating from her PhD at University of Edinburgh, Emma has recently passed her Health Psychology (Stage 2) viva as well!
Are perceptions of unknown harms slowing potential public health improvements?
Survey in response to Centre debate suggests that clinicians could be overestimating the harm from vaping compared to tobacco smoking
Psychological distress was widespread among people with asthma during COVID-19
Research shows the pandemic increased anxiety, depression and PTSD in people with asthma
Recent PhD Completions
Congratulations to our most recent PhD completions!
Centre member awarded prestigious Chancellor’s Fellowship
Dr Holly Tibble has been announced as a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh
Big data – its implications and use in asthma care
Reflections on our Annual Scientific Meeting methodology presentations on big data
New Patient and Public Involvement Volunteer Lead
David Weatherill becomes a volunteer Patient and Public Involvement lead for the Centre
Delivery of meaningful Patient and Public Involvement needs adequately funded staff
Guidance for budgeting Patient and Public Involvement staff costs published in article
Centre Student Representation for 2023
Kathryn Ferris is the new Student Representative for the Centre for 2023, with Andreas Perikleous continuing as Deputy
New Patient and Public Involvement team members
Emma Kinley is the Centre’s PPI Co-Lead and Amanda Keighley becomes volunteer PPI patient lead