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Latest PhD travel bursary open for applications

The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research has opened another competitive call for applications for a PhD travel fellowship, to attend a conference up until the end of January 2020....
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Exploring the views of people with asthma on physical activity

PhD student, Leanne Tyson, is looking for adults with asthma to take part in her study, to inform the development of a physical activity intervention.
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Watch Asthma UK videos featuring research from the Centre

Dr Luke Daines and Dr Louise Fleming, both from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, are showcased in recent videos from Asthma UK.
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Congratulations to our recent PhD graduates!

Congratulations to PhD students Mohammad Al Sallakh, Tracy Jackson and Eleftheria Vasileiou on their recent graduations!
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How is asthma diagnosed in primary care and what are the challenges?

Medical student Adeola Akindele blogs about her experience working with the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research in Edinburgh, culminating in a recent publication.
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Glasgow Science Festival 2019

Members of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research were among many to exhibit at this year’s Glasgow Science Festival in June 2019.
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Food for thought at the 5th King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference

After being awarded a travel bursary from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, PhD student Ann McMurray was able to attend the 5th King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference...
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Centre’s involvement in UK Standards for Public Involvement is celebrated as year-long pilot draws to a close

Our Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team have been sharing their experience as one of ten test bed sites to implement new national standards to improve public involvement in research....
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Welcome to Lauren Blake!

We’re pleased to welcome a new member of staff to the central team at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. Lauren Blake joins the Centre as Postgraduate Training Co-ordinator.
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Could a clinical prediction model help to reduce asthma mis-diagnosis?

To coincide with the publication of their systematic review in npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine today, in the blog below Luke Daines provides more information for those less familiar with...
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