Usher Institute

Projects and programmes

Some current projects and programmes; intended to give a flavour of the on-going work at the Usher Institute.

Co-OPT: consortium for the study of pregnancy treatments

Co-OPT study logo
A new collaborative consortium for the study of pregnancy treatments.


Development and evaluation of a complex ePrescribing-based Antimicrobial Stewardship (ePAMS+) intervention for hospitals.

Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Programme Evaluation

Digital Exemplars
Formative and summative evaluations of the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Programme.


PRoGRAM-A team photo including 8 team members at the set up meeting
PReventing Gambling RelAted Harm in Adolescents

RESCEU (REspiratory Syncytial virus Consortium in EUrope)

RESCEU research programme logo Respiratory Syncital Virus Consortium Europe
The RESCEU project aims to develop robust evidence on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease burden and economic impact in Europe and provide infrastructure to perform future pivotal clinical trials for RSV vaccines and therapeutics.

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

The RESPIRE team gathered outside the ASM in Porto
Funded by the National Institute for Health Research, RESPIRE is a Global Health Research Unit focusing on respiratory health in Asia.

Real world Outcomes across the Alzheimer’s Disease spectrum for better care: Multi-modal data Access Platform – the ROADMAP project

This project aimed to provide the foundation for an integrated data environment and framework for real-world evidence in Alzheimer’s disease.

The UK Biobank team in Edinburgh

UK Biobank is a large, population-based prospective study that provides a major international open access resource for health related research for public benefit.

Allergy UK nurse-led allergy clinic

A new study to evaluate the efficacy of having a nurse-led allergy clinic in primary care.