Funded projects

  • Health Foundation (2017) Regional spread and dissemination of TRAK eHealth intervention for musculoskeletal conditions in primary care (co-PI). Grant total: £30K.
  • EPSRC (2016-2019) HealTex: UK Healthcare Text Analytics Research Network , EP/N027280/1 (co-investigator). Grant total: £340K.
  • Wellcome Trust (2016) Using qualitative analysis of patient blogs to inform development of automated measurement of self-care with text mining and sentiment analysis (co-PI). Grant total: £22.3K.
  • ESRC/AHRC (2016-2019) Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes - CorCenCC (National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh): a community-driven approach to linguistic corpus construction (co-investigator). Grant total: £1.8M.
  • NISCHR (2015-2017) Improving access to care and treatment for patients with hip and knee pain at the primary/secondary care interface (co-PI). Grant total: £235K.
  • ESRC (2015) Improving the consequence management of security events: A simulation exercise for policy and practice development (co-investigator). Grant total: £14K.
  • Health Foundation (2015-2016) Implementation of TRAK to develop eRehab for knee conditions: A web-based application suite to support self-management in rehabilitation (co-PI). Grant total: £70K.
  • Nesta (2014) Data-driven methods for 'below the radar activity' in the 'social economy' (co-investigator). Grant total: £10K.
  • ESRC (2013-2014) After Woolwich: Social reactions on social media , ES/L008181/1 (co-investigator). Grant total: £130K.
  • Cardiff and Vale UHB - Urology (2013) Secure web-based platform for patient data collection (co-investigator). Grant total: £5.5K.
  • Cardiff and Vale UHB - Orthopaedic Department (2013) Implementation of an activity diary as a mobile application in support of knee rehabilitation (co-investigator). Grant total: £5K.
  • Cardiff University School of Medicine Postgraduate Research Studentship Competition (2012-2015) Biological pathways in psychiatric disorders - identifying disease-relevant interactions (supervisor). Grant total: £27.7K.
  • European Commission (2012-2015) Tackling radicalisation in dispersed society , HOME/ISEC/2011/AG/RAD-4000002146 (co-investigator). Grant total: €414K.
  • EPSRC (2012-2013) Innovative informatics for neighbourhood intelligence (co-investigator). Grant total: £36.8K.
  • Arthritis Research UK Biomechanics and Bioengineering Centre (2012) Development of iKnee: A web-based health informatics application for a self-care rehabilitation intervention (co-investigator). Grant total: £1.8K.
  • NIHR Public Health Research programme (2012-2014) Randomised controlled trial of all-Wales licensed premises intervention to reduce alcohol-related violence , 10/3010/21 (co-investigator). Grant total: £650K.
  • British Heart Foundation (2012-2015) Identification and analysis of genomic programme for cardiac specification (collaborator). Grant total: £201K.
  • MRC Doctoral Training Grant (2011-2014) Finding an optimal CHD risk calculator with genetic programming (supervisor). Grant total: £26K.
  • Cardiff University President's Research Scholarship (2010-2013) Text and data mining of electronic healthcare documents (supervisor). Grant total: £25K.
  • EU Network of Excellence Semantic Interoperability and Data Mining in Biomedicine - Network Visit Grants Funding (2006) - Approximately €1500 awarded to visit EMBL-EBI and collaborate with Dr Susanna-Assunta Sansone and Dr Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann on applications of text mining in metabolomics.
  • Daiwa Adrian prize (2004) - A triennial award for excellence in scientific collaboration between the UK and Japan.

Other achievements