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.

Click here to read all the papers published following CORT-funded research projects.

Manchester Metropolitan University


Manchester Metropolitan University - Characterising the cell-specific effects of low-level carbon monoxide exposure during vertebrate cardiac development

To further understanding of the impact of low-level CO exposure on the developing heart by identifying the specific cell types, processes and develop ... Read more

University College London


University College London - Carbon monoxide toxicity: studies of a neuroprotective strategy in vivo and in vitro in a human cell model

The main objective of this research project is to investigate the inhibition of the specific enzyme which produces oxidative stress at the time of re- ... Read more

Sheffield Hallam University


Sheffield Hallam University - The effects of low-level CO exposure on the adult and developing brain

The aim of this study is to address this outstanding question, and determine the effects of CO at exposures ranging from 0-9 ppm on the brain, looking ... Read more

Institute of Occupational Medicine


Institute of Occupational Medicine - Annual collation and analysis of published materials on carbon monoxide and health

This work will ensure that this extensive catalogue of materials on CO and health is made available as widely as possible, thus gaining the greatest b ... Read more

University Hospital Aintree


University Hospital Aintree - Extending the QIP for CO Diagnosis in ED

This project serves to expand the successful intervention that was developed using a standardised methodology at University Hospital Aintree (UHA) in ... Read more

London Fire Brigade


London Fire Brigade - Carbon Monoxide and Houseboat Research Project

This research project aims to give a much more informed picture of CO levels on houseboats in London. Read more