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.

Improving Performance in Practice


Improving Performance in Practice - Identifying and Protecting Pregnant Women from CO Exposure

Foetal and neonatal death, congenital malformations and neurological problems occur with moderate to severe maternal exposure to CO. Read more

University College London


University College London - Unravelling the Mechanism of Carbon Monoxide Toxicity (Part 1)

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning causes morbidity and mortality around the world and remains common in the UK. CO leads to hypoxia (lack of oxygen) by f ... Read more

AirSafe London


AirSafe London - Carbon Monoxide in Passenger Vehicles

Comparison of in-car CO values and ambient CO, as measured by environmental stations, indicates that this is likely to be due to internal leakage of e ... Read more

Imperial College


Imperial College – Investigating Novel Therapies for Acute Carbon Monoxide Exposure, Injury Mechanisms and Biomarkers for Low Level and Repeated Exposure to Carbon Monoxide in an In Vivo Rodent Model

This piece of research looks at low-level exposure to carbon monoxide (CO), how to improve understanding of what constitutes low-level, how can diagno ... Read more

EDCO/St Georges, Tooting/University of Surrey/Cadent


EDCO/St Georges, Tooting/University of Surrey/Cadent – Emergency Department Screening Study

Understand the number of patients presenting to emergency departments (EDs) with raised carboxyhaemoglobin (COHb) levels that could be caused by CO ex ... Read more

National Poisons Information Service (NPIS)


National Poisons Information Service – Research into Medical Professional's Awareness of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Seeks to help gauge healthcare professionals’ awareness of CO poisoning, following a pilot project. Read more