Scottish Music and Health Network (SMHN). PI: Prof. Raymond MacDonald (University of Edinburgh), Dr. Frederike van Wijck (GCU), Dr. Katie Overy (University of Edinburgh), Dr. Gianna Cassidy (GCU), Dr. Don Knox (GCU. Carnegie Trust £35k (2 years from 01/09/13)

In-depth analysis of existing accelerometer data, to characterise patterns of sitting behaviour after stroke. PI: Prof. Gillian Mead (University of Edinburgh), Co-PI: Dr. Seb Chastin (GCU). Co-applicants : Prof. Nanette Mutrie, Dr. Frederike van Wijck (GCU). Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation £21,284 (5 months from 01/08/13).

Early VERsus Later Augmented Physiotherapy (EVERLAP) compared with usual upper limb physiotherapy: an exploratory RCT of arm function after stroke. PI: Dr. Frederike van Wijck (Glasgow Caledonian University). Co-applicants: Ms. Gill Alexander (NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde), Prof. Lynne Baillie (GCU), Ms. Brenda Bain (GCU), Dr. Mark Barber (NHS Lanarkshire), Dr. Philippa Dall (GCU), Prof. Cam Donaldson (GCU), Mr. Alexander Fleming (Different Strokes), Prof. Malcolm Granat (GCU), Dr. Andrew Kerr (Strathclyde University), Dr. Alex McConnachie (Roberston Centre for Biostatistics, University of Glasgow), Prof. Peter Langhorne (University of Glasgow), Mrs. Kathleen Molloy (Different Strokes), Dr. Alex Pollock (NMAHP RU, GCU), Prof. Phillip Rowe (Strathclyde University).  Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Special Award in Neurology grant £198,750 (36 months from 01/09/13 to 30/08/16)


Physical activity for non-ambulatory stroke survivors living at home: developing a feasible and acceptable intervention. PI: Dr. Frederike van Wijck (Glasgow Caledonian University). Co-applicants: Prof. Dawn Skelton (Glasgow Caledonian University), Prof. Brian Williams (NMAHP RU, Glasgow Caledonian University), Prof. Gillian Mead (Edinburgh University). Chief Scientist Office research project grant £104,460 (29 months from 07/01/13 to 06/06/15)

A Cochrane overview of interventions to improve upper limb function after stroke. PI: Dr. Alex Pollock (NMAHP RU, Glasgow Caledonian University). Co-applicants: Prof. Gillian Mead (Edinburgh University), Dr. Frederike van Wijck (Glasgow Caledonian University), Prof. Jan Mehrholz (Wissenschaftliches Institut, Klinik Bavaria, Germany), Prof. Peter Langhorne (Glasgow University), Dr. Marian Brady (NMAHP RU, Glasgow Caledonian University). Chief Scientist Office research project grant £84,534 (12 months from 01/04/13)

Digital Health Institute – transforming care and delivery. PI: Prof. Stuart Anderson (Edinburgh University). Co-applicants (academic): Prof. D.K. Arvind, Prof. Brian McKinstry, Dr. Mark Parsons (Edinburgh University), Prof I. McAra-McWilliam, J. Lockwood (Glasgow School of Art), Prof. Lynne Baillie, Dr. Frederike van Wijck, Prof. Jim Woodburn, Prof. Martijn Steultjens, Prof. Malcolm Granat, Prof. Dawn Skelton (GCU), Prof. F. Mair, Dr. M. Bouamrane, Prof A. Briggs, Prof S. Wyke, Prof. N. Watson, Prof S.Brewster, Dr. M. McGee-Lennon, Prof. R. Paton, Prof. M. Beirne (Glasgow University), Prof. K.J. Turner, Prof. E. H. Magill, Prof. A. Hussain, Prof. W. Lauder, Prof. A. Bowes, (University of Stirling), Prof. P. Wilson, D. Heaney, Dr. A. Mort (University of Aberdeen – Centre for Rural Health), Dr. J. Hall, W. Maltinsky, E. Brooks (UHI). Co-applicants (industry and NHS): Prof. George Crooks (NHS 24), Mr. Neil Logan (Armor Group), Mr. Malcolm Hart (Philips Healthcare), Mr. John Shaw (Cisco Systems), Mr. Keny Steele (Highland Hospice). Scottish Funding Council £10,072,289

Quantifying upper limb tremor in MS under daily conditions. PI: Dr. Ben Stansfield (Glasgow Caledonian University). Co-applicants: Dr. Jenny Preston (NHS Ayrshire and Arran, and Glasgow Caledonian University), Dr. Frederike van Wijck, Dr.  Helen Gallagher, Dr. Shiv Shanmugam (Glasgow Caledonian University). MS Society PhD studentship £74,966k (36 months from 01/12/12 to 30/11/15).

Upper limb rehabilitation after stroke. PI: Prof. Helen Rodgers (Newcastle University). Co-applicants: Dr. Hilde Feys (University of Leuven), Prof. Peter Langhorne (Glasgow University), Dr. Chris Price (Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust), Prof. Valery Pomeroy (University of East Anglia), Prof. Catherine Sackley (University of Birmingham), Dr. Alie Turton (University of the West of England), Dr. Lisa Shaw (Newcastle University), Dr. Geert Verheyden (University of Leuven), Prof. Caroline Watkins (University of Central Lancashire),  Dr. Frederike van Wijck (Glasgow Caledonian University). NIRH-SRN Portfolio Development Opportunity £2500.

Measuring outcomes in community-based stroke rehabilitation: enhancing inclusion and participation. PI: Dr. Thilo Kroll (University of Dundee). Co-applicants: Prof. James Law (Newcastle University), Dr. Frederike van Wijck (Glasgow Caledonian University), Dr. Jacqui Morris (NHS Tayside and University of Dundee), Mr. John Dennis (NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde), Dr. Lisa Salisbury (University of Edinburgh). Chief Scientist Office Health Care Improvement Programme £173,046 (Feb. 2011-Aug. 2013)

Development and feasibility evaluation of a repetitive functional task practice (RFTP) programme for upper limb recovery early after stroke. PI: Prof. Helen Rodgers (Newcastle University). Co-applicants: Dr. Christopher Price (Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust), Dr. Lisa Shaw (Newcastle University), Dr. Frederike van Wijck (Glasgow Caledonian University), Prof. Caroline Watkins (University of Central Lancashire), Prof Anne Forster (University of Leeds), Prof. Peter Langhorne (Glasgow University). The Stroke Association £157,923 (Dec. 2010-Nov 2013)

Pilot study for a randomised controlled trial of task-specific reach-to-grasp training at home. PI: Dr. Paulette van Vliet (University of Nottingham)
Co-applicants: Dr. Ailie Turton (Bristol University), Prof. Cath Sackley, Prof. Keith Wheatley, Dr. Sue Jowett (all at Birmingham University),  Dr. Frederike van Wijck, Prof. Steven Wolf (Emory University, Atlanta, USA). The Stroke Association: £159, 448 (Nov. 2010 – Dec. 2013).