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

Newcastle University

2016

Newcastle University – Identification of Protein Markers in Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes Following CO Exposure

Department of Health (DH) statistics state that every year in England and Wales, approximately 30 people die from CO poisoning, that 200 people are ad ... Read more

Completed

University College London

2016

University College London – Determinants of CO Exposure in the English Housing Stock: Modelling Current and Possible Future Risks

Using available national-level survey data (English Housing Survey) as a basis, this project examined the presence of potential CO emission sources an ... Read more

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

Imperial College

2016

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/Surrey University/Cadent

2016

EDCO/St Georges, Tooting/Surrey University/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