Research

Research Projects at Headway

We aim to contribute to the existing knowledge base on Acquired Brain Injury. For this purpose, we undertake a number of research projects each year, with the aim of publishing our findings in relevant scientific journals, as well as using the results to further improve and develop our services.

Proposals for such research projects are first submitted to our Research Ethics Committee, and following approval, volunteers are invited to take part in the study wherever relevant. Our research projects employ a range of methods, depending on the issue under investigation, such as client interviews, questionnaire information, neuropsychological data, EEG and other physiological measures. Examples of previous and currently ongoing projects can be found here.

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As an organisation, we strive to keep abreast of up-to-date information regarding service provision to people with acquired brain injury (ABI), so that evidence-based practice can be implemented across all our services. We also maintain a list of general resources for academic reference which is available through our online CiteULike library at http://www.citeulike.org/user/headwayireland  - A selection of these can be seen in the box below. 

Also, the research feed from brainline.org  has an up to date feed of all the latest studies.

 

 Research Article References from our Library at Citeulike.org

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Headway Research Articles

 

 

Articles are categorised under the following headings:-

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