Tagged with:Research

  • Calling All Year 6s!

    29 Mar 2018

    Be part of a short research project about the first few months of secondary school for children with a visible difference like a cleft lip. Add your voice and make a difference!

  • Survey: 16-18 year olds born with a cleft

    21 Mar 2018

    Matthew Ridley is a PhD Researcher at the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR). He wants his research to help young people born with a cleft to grow up healthy and happy with all the support they need – but to do that, he needs to find out what kind of support works best.

  • Have Your Say: The CET Project

    17 Jan 2018

    Emma Southby, an experienced Cleft Nurse Specialist and a previous CLAPA Trustee,  is looking for interviewees for an exciting new venture to create new educational resources for health professionals across Europe.

  • SLUMBERS – A Sleep Study

    20 Dec 2017

    The Side Lying and Upper airway Maintenance in Babies Requiring Surgery for cleft palate, or SLUMBERS study, is a feasibility study that CLAPA has coordinated with frequently during the research process.  The purpose of the study was to address the fact that general NHS guidelines for how babies can be put to bed to sleep most safely may not be the safest guidelines to follow for babies with a cleft lip and/or palate.

  • Joining the Cleft & Craniofacial Conditions Clinical Studies Group

    18 Dec 2017

    Would you like to influence research into treatment for children with cleft and craniofacial conditions in the UK? The Cleft & Craniofacial Conditions Clinical Studies Group is currently looking for Adult patient/Parent/Carer members.

  • Education and Cleft: Educational Impact Study 2017

    13 Dec 2017

    Educational experiences contribute significantly to a young person’s development, both during the school years, and in the longer term. Qualitative research may help us to understand this relationship better, by exploring people’s experiences in depth.

  • CLAPA News 2017

    8 Dec 2017

    Welcome to our 28th annual magazine, packed full of stories and updates from all sectors of the CLAPA Community. Read it now online or order your paper copy.

  • Tell Us Your Story

    3 Nov 2017

    The Centre for Appearance Research is looking for parents of a child with a cleft aged between three and four in the UK. You will be invited to take part in a one-to-one telephone interview with a researcher about your experiences of having a child born with a cleft.

  • Survey: 16-18 Year Olds With a Cleft

    12 Oct 2017

    Get a free £10 Amazon Voucher when you take part in this short questionnaire about your experiences of being born with a cleft lip and palate! Matthew is a researcher looking into resilience and how to help young people like you cope better with any challenges they face growing up.

  • Is Your Child Starting Secondary School this Year?

    5 Jul 2017

    A new in-depth study will follow a number of young people born with a cleft throughout their first year of Secondary School to look at how they adapt to the challenges of being in a new environment like this. The results could help the NHS and charities like CLAPA better support young people at this time in their lives.