Current Research Projects

Our current research projects are detailed below.

Delphi Study to identify facial palsy research priorities

This research is being carried out by researchers at The Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, Bristol, and funded by Facial Palsy UK. The aim is to find out the research priorities as perceived by health professionals and key stakeholders, such as service users and their families, the voluntary sector and researchers.

FRAME Project

The purpose of the FRAME project is to develop a device in the form of a pair of glasses which will allow people living with facial palsy to carry out their exercises more easily. The project has been supported by The National Institute of Health research.  The project leader is Mr. Charles Nduka, (Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon).  Other stakeholders include Facial Palsy UK, Emteq Limited, Nottingham Trent University and Queen Victoria Hospital.

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Last reviewed: 25-01-2017    ||    Next review due: 25-01-2019