Current Grants

THRIVE: Trial of healthy relationships initiatives for the very early years (2013-2018)

PI and co-investigators: Marion Henderson (PI), Katie Buston, Rachel Calam, Law, Alex McConnachie, Emma McIntosh, Helen Minnis, John O’Dowd, Lucy Thompson, Daniel Wight, Phil Wilson, Anja Wittowski.
Funding body(funding): National Institute for Health Research/Chief Scientist Office (£1,900,00).

Triple P for Baby: an intervention to help parents prepare for the transition to parenthood (2011-2017)

PI and co-investigators: Dr Kerri McPherson (PI), Professor Matt Sanders.
Funding body: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

Improving outcomes for children and families affected by paternal substance use: a feasibility study of the Parents Under Pressure (PuP) programme with a focus on fathers (2017-2019)

PI and co-investigators: Anne Whittaker (PI), Lawrie Elliott (GCU), Sharron Dawe, Paul Harnett Griffith, Julie Taylor, Charlotte Kirk, Peter Littlewood, Andrew Stoddart.
Funding body(funding): National Institute for Public Health Research (£319, 475).

Behavioural couples’ therapy as an adjunct to opioid therapy for drug dependent parents: a feasibility study (2016-2018)

PI and co-investigators: Anne Whittaker, Lawrie Elliot (GCU), Timothy O’Farrell, Julie Taylor, Keith Klostermann, Andrew Stoddart.
Funding body(funding): Chief Scientist Office (£164,505).

Development and initial testing of an intervention for parents of children with chronic health conditions (2015-2018)

PI and co-investigators: Dr Kerri McPherson, Kirsty Wiseman, Dr Susan Kerr, Dr Jo McParland.
Funding body: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

Exploratory study to determine if adverse childhood experiences impact risk-taking behaviours and poorer health outcomes of patients attending sexual health services in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

PI and co-investigators: Professor Liz Gilchrist (PI), Dr Rosie Ilett, Dr Kerri McPherson (GCU).
Funding body (funding): NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde(£53,346).


Recent Grants

Understanding barriers and facilitators to immunisation uptake in Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities: the UNITING study (2013-2015)

PI and co-investigators: Cath Jackson (PI), Helen Lewis, Julie Mytton, Sarah Redsell, Louise Condon, Christine Shepherd, Susan Kerr (GCU), Carol Emslie (GCU), Bridget Gallagher, Helen Bedford, Frieda Schicker, Lesley Smith, Linda Vousden, France Cheater.
Funding body(funding): National Institute for Health Research (£361,992).

Transition to parenthood in the neonatal intensive care unit: parent and professional perceptions of a technological intervention designed to assist the process (2014-2016)

PI and co-investigators: Susan Kerr (GCU), Rhona Hogg, Kerri McPherson (GCU), Janet Hanley, Sean Ainsworth, Maggie Brierton, Caroline King (GCU).
Funding body(funding): Digital Health & Care Institute (£91,800).

Alba project: trial of the effectiveness of Triple P for fathers convicted of domestic abuse and who have children aged 3-12 years

PI and co-investigators: Liz Gilchrist (PI, formerly GCU), Professor Matt Sanders.
Funding body(funding): Scottish Government (c.£100).

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of Functional Family Therapy in a Scottish context (2014-2015)

PI and co-investigators: Kerri McPherson (PI), Susan Kerr (GCU).
Funding body: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.