Research and Innovation

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How to get involved in research

We are always looking for new professionals, academics and students to get involved in research and form links with our department.


  • Refer patients to us who are interested in taking part in our current studies

  • Act as a Principal Investigator

  • Talk to us about your research ideas


  • Talk to us about your research ideas and collaborate with us

  • We’ll support you as a Chief Investigator

For information on studies and trials we currently have open, please take a look at our Current Study Opportunities section. For a more general chat on how you can take a part in research please contact our department on or 01785 783170.


Conducting your own research

Our research support services can help you get started and support you as you progress. We have expertise in: writing research proposals; analysing data; applying for ethics approval; data protection; applying for funding; grant applications and costs.

The Research Clinic is led by Professor Athula Sumathipala, Professor of Psychiatry at Keele University with support from Keele Research Associates Tom Kingstone and Tom Shepherd. Click here for more information on the Research Clinic.