Since 2013 the Trust has provided funding to a wide range of academic bodies, statutory organisations, charities, voluntary groups, social housing associations, local authorities, and others that meet our chosen areas of focus for research.


Below you will find details of all our funded research projects, including final reports, where we have them.

Completed

Cranfield University

2016

Cranfield University – Thermal and Catalytic Processing of Solid Fuels to Minimise Carbon Monoxide Emissions

Cranfield’s CO+ Safety project examined the release of CO during pyrolysis of charcoal and other solid fuels. The fuels were burned in a controlled en ... Read more

Completed

University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne/Brunel University/Public Health England

2016

University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne/Brunel University/Public Health England – Effect of Blood Storage Methods on COHb and use of CO as a Biomarker for Diagnosis.

The 2011 All Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) report identified a key role for coroners to support increased detection of CO poisoni ... Read more

Completed

Newcastle University

2015

Newcastle University – The Utility of Mitochondrial Complex IV Analysis as a Biomarker of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

One problem with human exposure to CO is that directly demonstrating CO toxicity is difficult as symptoms of CO poisoning are non-specific. CO can als ... Read more

Completed

East of England Ambulance Service

2015

East of England Ambulance Service – Carbon Monoxide Pre-hospital Screening Study

The Department of Health estimates that around 4,000 people attending Accident and Emergency departments each year in the UK are diagnosed with CO poi ... Read more

Completed

National Energy Action

2014

National Energy Action – Understanding Carbon Monoxide Related Safety Risk in Vulnerable Households

This research sought to understand CO knowledge, behaviour and practices amongst low income households. Read more

Completed

Cranfield University

2014

Cranfield University – Study to Determine the Impact of CO+ on Populations in various Environments

The CO+ Impact was a thorough review of existing research and regulation relating to carbon monoxide (CO) in the UK and elsewhere. It considered not o ... Read more

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