Our research seeks to increase people’s health and well-being and reduce inequalities, two of the UN sustainable development goals, by improving the quality, performance and systems of care across the health, social and third sector care services through our world-leading interdisciplinary research with service users and health service professionals and organisations.
- Quality and Outcomes in Primary Healthcare (QOPH) Lead: Prof Niro Siriwardena; Deputy Lead: Dr Julie Pattinson
- Prehospital Emergency Quality and Outcomes (PEQO) Lead: Dr Greg Whitley; Deputy lead: Dr Gupteswar Patel
- Enhancing Experience and Equity in healthCare (EPiC) Lead: Dr Coral Sirdifield; Deputy Lead: Dr Viet-Hai Phung
- Public Health, Infectious Diseases and Data (PHInDD) Lead: Dr Zahid Asghar; Deputy Lead: Dr Joseph Akanuwe
- Evidence synthesis for improvement (ESI) Lead: Despina Laparidou
- Lincoln Clinical Trials Unit (LinCTU) Co-directors: Prof Graham Law and Prof Niro Siriwardena
Underpinning these three programmes are the three cross-cutting themes of Quality Improvement, Healthier Aging and Ethical Healthcare. Our research includes Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership priorities of service innovation and redesign, ageing and inclusion, automation, digitisation and 5 of the 6 university themes including health and wellbeing, rurality, digitalisation, communities and heritage, and 4 cross-cutting approaches of co-creation, interdisciplinarity, creativity and the 21st century lab.
We have been successful in competitive grants from a variety of sources, including public bodies, charitable trusts and private corporations. Current funding includes international sources such as the Wellcome Trust and previousy the European Commission, with most of our funding being national from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Research Councils UK, and regional funding fromthe NIHR Applied Research Collaboration East Midlands.