Supported Health Professionals Research Projects




Exploring Patients’ Knowledge of Non-Pharmacological Treatments for OA: An International Survey in Italy, Sweden, Russia and the United Kingdom 
Convenor: Simone Battista, Italy

Models of pain and fatigue in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases 
Convenor: Fernando Estévez-Lopez from Spain

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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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 Council Meeting in March of that year.

The process for research grants opens in October each year.