Current Research Projects

Here you will find a list and short description of each of the Projects currently being carried out through the Honest Broker Service: 
 

R-001 - Early Life Factors and Mental Health in adulthood – QUB

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R–002 The impact of antibiotic prescription in surrounding community on the incidence rates of nosocomial extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing strains in hospitalised patients – QUB

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R-003 A pilot study to assess the influence of early life events on future risk of development of inflammatory bowel disease – SHSCT + QUB

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R-004 Evaluation of past and present implementation of Telemonitoring NI - QUB

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R-005 A study to explore care provision to older people with mental health needs who access pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency care service (EMS) -  UU Magee

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R-006 To determine the profile of women in Northern Ireland from 2014-2015 who have accessed maternity services and who have complex healthcare needs and/or disabilities – UUJ

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R-007 Investigating morbidity and mortality outcomes in patients with Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) WHSCT and UU

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R-008 Investigating maternal and foetal outcomes for women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) - UUJ

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R-009 The relationship between people with borderline personality disorder and general practitioners: Analysis of Northern Ireland patient Health and Social Care data - UU Magee

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R-010 Exploring the problem of pain in the Cerebral Palsy population: Piloting a big data approach – QUB

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R-011 Identifying and understanding inequalities in child welfare intervention rates: comparative studies in four UK countries – QUB

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R-012 Commonly prescribed drugs and association with cancer progression - QUB

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R-013 Antibiotic prescribing in older people and trends on movement into institutional care: a record linkage study - QUB

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R-014 Stratified Medicine in Mental Health: Antidepressant prescribing patterns in Northern Ireland

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R-015 Evaluating the implementation of Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol - Harmonising alcohol-related outcomes data across the UK & Ireland

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R-016 The relationship between waiting times and treatment outcomes for cancer patients  

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R-017 Beta-adrenergic receptor expression and beta-blocker drug use: association with breast cancer survival

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R-018 Suicide, Medications and Service Use

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R-019 AD and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

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R-020 Prevalence & Risk factors of Congenital Heart Disease in NI

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R-021 Evaluation of Maternal diseases& medications recorded in the NIMATS database compared to the NI EPD

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R-022 Self-reported mental disorders in pregnancy: analysis of data from the Northern Ireland Maternity System (NIMATS) 

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R-023 Type 1 diabetes diagnosed in Northern Ireland children - risks factors, complications and mortality 

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R-024 Pathways to a cancer diagnosis: monitoring variation in the patient journey across Northern ireland

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R-025 Use of prescribed contraceptives in Northern Ireland 2010-2016

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R-026 Transition from home to care home for people with dementia in Northern Ireland 

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R-027 Mortality rates of dementia and associated factors in Northern Ireland 

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R-028 Early and late onset of dementia in Northern Ireland

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R-029 Assessing the rate of anticholinergic drug prescriptions for persons with dementia in Northern Ireland

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R-030 Childhood interactions with social services and risk of poor health and social outcomes in adulthood: a population wide data linkage study