Our current projects:

Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC)

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In February 2020 the University of Edinburgh and Legal & General announced a major partnership to improve understanding of care in later life and to revolutionise how it is delivered. The collaboration has established the Advanced Care Research Centre, (ACRC), a seven-year multi-disciplinary research programme and the first of its kind in the United Kingdom. Legal & General is the UK’s largest pension fund investor and a leading provider of retirement products.

Artificial Intelligence and Multimorbidity: Clustering in Individuals, Space and Clinical Context (AIM-CISC)

Professor Bruce Guthrie leads one of three new Research Collaborations funded as part of the Artificial Intelligence for Multiple Long-Term Coniditions (AIM) call.

Depression and Multimorbidity

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This project will provide a deeper understanding of the longitudinal and likely bidirectional relationship between depression and the trajectory of accrual of multiple physical health problems.

India-Brazil-UK Initiative

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Catalysing multimorbidity research in Low and Middle Income Countries through a "community of practice" approach: An India-Brazil-UK Initiative.

Transforming Primary Care in Scotland and China (ScotCH)

Dongyuan Community Health Centre consultation
China and the United Kingdom (UK) share many similar challenges in health and social care including ageing and wide health inequalities between rich and poor. The aim of the study is to explore and compare the effects of recent changes in primary care in Scotland and China

Unscheduled Care use in NHS Scotland

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We are working to better understand patterns of use of unscheduled care in NHS Scotland.

Homelessness and Vulnerable Groups

Homelessness is a growing problem in the UK, and elsewhere in the world. People experiencing homelessness have multiple complex needs, including health and social care.

Associated Research Groups

Bruce Guthrie and Stewart Mercer are involved in a number of other research groups and areas.

Completed Projects

This page shows projects which have been completed by the group.