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2017 Winners and Reports

Student Research Award

  • Christine O'Connor - Glasgow Caledonian University (View report)
  • Daniel Bourke - King's College, London (View report)
  • Ian Smith - University of Hertfordshire (View report)
  • Kate MacFarlane - Coventry University (View report)
  • Nick Sullivan - University of Brighton (View report)
  • Tiziana Lunardi - University of Birmingham (View report)

Greg Grieve Research Presentation Award

  • Poster presentation: Colette Ridehalgh - Validity of clinical small fibre testing. Presented at 6th International congress on neuropathic pain, 15th to 18th June 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden. (View report)

Level 1 Research Award

  • Dr. Christine Comer - Attendance at International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) research conference (View report)
  • Research Project: Louise Fawcett - Does position affect lumbar spine MRI findings in elite gymnasts? Informing a second embedded clinical study to correlate history and clinical examination findings with imaging findings (View report)
  • Vasileios Georgopoulos - Do pain mechanisms and evidence of central sensitisation predict effective self-management in people with Chronic Low Back Pain CLBP? (View report)

Elsevier Research Award

  • Laura Finucane - An evidence informed clinical reasoning framework for clinicians in the face of possible serious pathology of the spine. (View report)

Level 2 Research Award

  • Martin Rabey - Presentation of a poster at the 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC in Copenhagen in September 2017 (View report)
  • Robert Goldsmith - Proposed title of research: "Understanding patient perceptions of exercise and conceptual models of pain in a lumbar radicular pain population (View report)
  • Ross Mallett - Phenomenological study of patient experiences of care and imaging by first contact physiotherapy practitioners in primary care for musculoskeletal dysfunctions. (View report)