CAHPR Conference Bursary 2019

This competitive scheme offered support to early career AHP researchers throughout the UK in presenting their research at conferences in Autumn 2019. 

Congratulations to our winners, who were awarded £500 to support attendance at an international conference or £250 for a national conference.

  • International Bursary winners

Elizabeth Bradley, Speech and Language Therapist

Awake Craniotomy & the SLP: Comparisons & Collaborations in International Practice
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention

Enya Daynes, Physiotherapist

Correlations between Lung Clearance Index (LCI) measurements and spirometry in COPD.
European Respiratory Society Congress 2019

Lisa Everton, Speech and Language Therapist

Evaluating the dysphagia severity rating scale: a prospective and retrospective study
9th European Society of Swallowing Disorders Precongress and Congress 2019

Kirsti Loughran, Physiotherapist

The association of comorbid pain with incident falls in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
European Respiratory Society International Congress 2019

  • National Bursary winners

Janet Deane, Physiotherapist

The communication of higher level evidence Osteoarthritis: are we speaking the same language? British Orthopaedic Society conference 2019

Sarah Paterson, Physiotherapist

Activity monitors to promote physical activity on an acute stroke unit – a feasibility study.
UK Stroke Conference 2019

Jennifer Short, Speech and Language Therapist

Exploring consensus in terminology used in treatment and diagnosis of medically unexplained dysphagia.
RCSLT Conference 2019

Nicki Sumpter, Dietician

A mixed methods pilot study to explore GPs’ views of dietitians working in general practice.
4th British Dietetic Association Research Symposium