Supported health professionals research projects

Development and evaluation of a web-based interdisciplinary patient education programme on life style behaviour with a focus on promoting physical activity and exercise in patients with systemic sclerosis
Convenor: Ricardo Ferreira, Portugal

Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric testing of work patient reported outcome measures in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK, Sweden and the Czech Republic
Convenor: Alison Hammond, UK

Toward standardized reporting of most commonly used patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to enhance comparability
Convenor: Birgit Prodinger, Switzerland

Physical activity and aerobic capacity assessment - a survey among patients and health professionals in Sweden, Ireland, Denmark and Belgium (2015-2016)
Convenor: Nina Brodin, Sweden

Psychometric testing of the Valued Life Activities Scale and Measure of Activity Performance in the Hand in people with rheumatoid arthritis (2014-2015)
Convenor: Yeliz Prior, UK                                                                                                 

Patient self-reported quality of osteoarthritis care - comparing cross-national data from Denmark, UK, Portugal and Norway (2013-2014)
Convenor: Nina Osteras, Norway

Promotion of Health-Enhancing Physical Activity in Sweden, Italy and the Netherlands - a comparative study (2012-2013)
Convenor: Christina Opava, Sweden

A common measure of patient reported outcome for SSC in Europe (2011-2012)    
Convenor: Anthony Redmond, UK

Explicating treatment processes in care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Perspectives gained from three different European welfare states (2010-2011)
Convenor: Birgit Prodinger, Austria

Development of a Dutch and German version of the Evaluation of Daily Activities Questionnaire (EDAQ) for use in Rheumatoid Arthritis (2009-2010)
Convenor: Alison Hammond, United Kingdom

Evaluation and development of clinical outcome measures and instruments in Systemic Sclerosis from the perspective of patients (2008-2009)
Convenor: Tanja Stamm, Austria

Translation and validation of the Leeds Foot Impact Scale for rheumatoid arthritis into Dutch, German and Hungarian, using Rasch analysis (2007-2009)
Convenor: James Woodburn, United Kingdom

An investigation into patients experience of therapeutic footwear (2006-2008)
Convenor: Anita Williams, United Kingdom

Parental self-efficacy in parents with a JIA child, PASE study (2005-2007)
Convenor: Hanna Vuorimaa, Finland

Adaptation of the Educational Needs Tool for use in four European countries (2004-2006)
Convenor: Jacqueline Hill, United Kingdom

Cross-cultural adaptation of the RA-work instability scale (2003-2005)
Convenor: Gillian L. Gilworth, United Kingdom

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Application overview

Application for 2018 research grant is now closed; applications for 2019 will open in October 2018.

Application process

Applicants must complete the official application form (including detailed budget), and include the full CV of the project leader as well as a project plan. For further instructions see the official application form.

Applications will be evaluated by two members of the scientific sub-committee of the EULAR HPRs. Applicants will be informed by e-mail after the EULAR Executive Committee Meeting in March of that year.

The process for research grants opens in October each year.