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After a stroke some people have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia). This can cause a serious chest infection known as Stroke Associated Pneumonia (SAP). Published in the journal Cerebrovascular Diseases, a new systematic review of the evidence sheds light on the issue.
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery and each year, through our Christmas Card Competition, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.
We’re supporting the second annual UK Stroke Research Workshop, organised under the auspices of the NIHR CRN Stroke Speciality. This exciting event is taking place across Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September, within the beautiful surroundings of Clare College, University of Cambridge.
The annual Edinburgh Stroke Winter School aims to help new or aspiring stroke academics develop answerable research questions. Applications are encouraged from all specialities relevant to patients with stroke, including medicine and the allied health professions.
Researchers from City, University of London have launched a new project aimed at helping people with aphasia tell their story, and improve their ability to carry out everyday conversation following a stroke.
Our Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended to provide outstanding postdoctoral candidates the necessary skills and training for the development of an independent career in academic stroke research.
Our Postgraduate Fellowships enable outstanding graduates to obtain a postgraduate research qualification (MPhil or PhD), giving them the required skills to ultimately undertake an independent career in stroke research.
Our Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to outstanding postdoctoral candidates from the nursing or allied health professions, and are intended to enable you to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.
This year, the UK Stroke Assembly North event was held in Manchester. On day two, the morning plenary was all about stroke research, including how patients can get involved in shaping it.
Our UK Lectureship awards are available to researchers across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. Our Joint Stroke Association & Health and Care Research Wales Lectureship Award is available to researchers in Wales only.
Stroke Association has been shortlisted for Sainsburys’ Charity of the Year across the UK. We need your votes to secure these partnerships to enable us to support more stroke survivors and families affected by stroke.