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Our Research Grants

Here is a list of our current research grants.  Please click on the links in the table below to view the grant summary.

Chief Investigator


Title and link to grant details

Dates and original duration ("+" indicates extension)

Total Awarded

Professor John Iredale


NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre

Apr 2017 - Mar 2022 5 years


Professor Jenny Donovan

NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care


Jan 2014 - Dec 2018 5 years


Jane Blazeby

NIHR Health Technology Assessment

"Bluebell" - surgery trial, dressing vs. no dressing

2 years


Alastair Poole

NIHR Invention for Innovation

Development of a novel clinical platelet function analyser

2 years


Robin Holmes

NIHR Post Doctoral Clinical Scientist Fellowship

Neuroimaging Analysis in Dementia - Training for Clinicians and Novel Hardware Phantom Development

4 years


Valentino Oriolo

NIHR Doctroal Training Fellowship

Quality of Life in Survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest. What is the best outcome measure?

5 years


Sarah Hewlett

NIHR Health Technology Assessment

Reducing Arthritis Fatigue - clinical Teams using cognitive behavioural approaches (RAFT)

4.5 years


John Sparrow

NIHR - Programme Grant for Applied Research

Cataract Surgery: Measuring and predicting patient level vision related health benefits and harms

5 years


Jonathan Benger

NIHR Programme Development Grant

Research programme for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest at UHBristol

1.5 years


Barney Reeves & Maria Pufulete

NIHR Health Technology Assessment

Does serum B type natriuretic peptide (BNP or NT-BNP) testing and monitoring in patients with heart failure in primary and secondary care benefit patients and the NHS?

2 years


Richard Brindle

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit

Adjunctive Clindamycin For Cellulitis: Clinical trial comparing flucloxacillin with or without clindamycin for the treatment of limb cellulitis (C4C Trial).

2.5 years


Jacqui Clinch/Margaret Fletcher

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit

SPaCE - Supporting Parents with A Child with arthritis

3 years


Shane Clarke

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit

The use of FRAX in emergency medicine to screen patients for treatment for osteoperosis

2 years


Rob Tulloh, Vanessa Garrett, Rosie Jones,

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit

Psychological intervention on pulmonary artery hypertension (PATHWAYS)

3 years


Peter Fleming

NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation

A neonatal discharge package to increase parental confidence in caring for their infant

3+ years