Key research themes within the Centre for Health and Clinical Research (CHCR)

Activity within the Centre for Health and Clinical Research is focused on four clinical research themes (PROactive; Emergency Care; MAMBO; ACTIoN) supported by two cross-cutting themes (Knowledge Mobilisation; Children, Young People and Families). Researchers work closely across disciplines combining research interests and expertise.



A partnership bringing together researchers from different departments and professional backgrounds with a shared interest in working in neurogenic clinical conditions, including (but not confined to) stroke and dementia.

Children, Young People and Families

Making a difference to children and young people's wellbeing in community and healthcare environments.

Emergency Care

Leading research and innovative practice in pre-hospital and emergency care.

Knowledge Mobilisation and Evaluation

Supporting the co-creation of clinically informed, relevant research; evidence informed commissioning; health and social care evaluations; and the integration of research evidence into clinical practice.


Conducting research that identifies and addresses the needs of patients with musculoskeletal conditions and informs delivery of services to optimise outcomes.


Developing therapeutic approaches to improve treatment, rehabilitation and service delivery for the benefit of people with chronic pain or sensory motor impairment.

Nepal Injury Research Centre

A research programme to investigate the high rate of injuries in Nepal.

Centre for Health and Clinical Research

Conducting research into long-term conditions, emergency, palliative and supportive care to inform knowledge mobilisation across the lifespan.

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