News Categorised under: Research

Volunteers wanted for a study about how facial therapy can be improved

Researchers at the University of Westminster are seeking volunteers for a study about therapy for facial palsy.

May 28, 2020    ||    News Categories: Research  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy  / research  /

Research study: The role of attributions, shame, and self-compassion on the mental health of individuals with facial differences.

This study investigates whether attributions about the negative reactions of others affect the mental health of individuals with facial differences, and whether shame and self-compassion plays a role in these attributions.

April 9, 2020    ||    News Categories: Research  /

Awareness Week, Comedy Event, Family Day, Research and more

Find out about our plans for Facial Palsy Awareness Week, latest news about family days, research and the publication of our latest Annual Report.

February 15, 2020    ||    News Categories: Events  / Facial Palsy Awareness Week  / Family Days  / Fundraising news  / General news  / Research  / Support groups  /    ||    Tags: awareness week  /

Research opportunity – user experience testing

Technology company Emteq are seeking participants for user experience testing in the Brighton area next week.

January 31, 2020    ||    News Categories: Research  /    ||    Tags: research  /

Ramsay Hunt syndrome – how patients are being ‘let down’

Patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome are being let down by delayed diagnosis and lack of follow-up care.

March 3, 2018    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  / General news  / Research  /    ||    Tags: ramsay hunt syndrome  / shingles  /

Facial Palsy Awareness Week, Conference Survey And Research

Read our latest newsletter about Facial Palsy Awareness Week, Research, Support Groups, Conference survey and more.

January 28, 2018    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  / General news  / Research  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy awareness week  / newsletter  /

FRAME Project Research Participants needed 12th & 15th Dec 2017

We are currently recruiting for further preliminary testing of our FRAME technology. These are not the main trials which will begin in 2018. Find out more.

December 3, 2017    ||    News Categories: Research  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy research  / research  /

General e-newsletter: Our Autumn update

This is our general newsletter for Autumn 2017 giving information about our forthcoming AGM, research news and more.

October 30, 2017    ||    News Categories: Events  / General news  / Research  /    ||    Tags: agm  /

New Year Update: Research, Support and Fantastic Fundraising

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2017 detailing forthcoming exciting opportunities.

January 11, 2017    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  / Family Days  / Fundraising news  / General news  / Research  / Support groups  /    ||    Tags: facial paralysis awareness week  / family day  / fundraising  / research  / support groups  /

Research Participation Opportunity and New Website

Welcome to our last newsletter of 2016! This is just a couple of announcements that may be of interest to you. We will send a full report of recent activities in January. Thank you to all of you who have been busy fundraising for Facial Palsy UK, we really appreciate your efforts. New Website As […]

December 16, 2016    ||    News Categories: General news  / Research  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy research  /

ICHOM (International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement) call for volunteers

Volunteers are needed by international organisation ICHOM – either parents of patients with Paediatric Facial Palsy or adult patients who were diagnosed with Paediatric Facial Palsy while they were aged 0 to 18 years.

December 6, 2016    ||    News Categories: Research  /

Facial Expressions Play Important Role in Every Day Communication

A new study shows that people with facial paralysis are perceived as being less happy, simply because they cannot communicate in the universal language of facial expression.

October 7, 2014    ||    News Categories: Research  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy research  / psychosocial  /