Strategic Skills Award

Lead Research Organisation: University of Manchester
Department Name: Medical and Human Sciences

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Publications

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Wallingford SC (2011) Skin cancer arising in scars: a systematic review. in Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]

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Green AC (2011) Childhood exposure to ultraviolet radiation and harmful skin effects: epidemiological evidence. in Progress in biophysics and molecular biology

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McBride P (2011) Tobacco smoking and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: a 16-year longitudinal population-based study. in Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

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Wallingford SC (2011) Increases in invasive melanoma in England, 1979-2006, by anatomical site. in The British journal of dermatology

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Wallingford SC (2013) Plasma omega-3 and omega-6 concentrations and risk of cutaneous basal and squamous cell carcinomas in Australian adults. in Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

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Allinson S (2013) Reply to William B. Grant. in Health physics

 
Description assistance in sunbed regulation
Geographic Reach Multiple continents/international 
Policy Influence Type Participation in advisory committee
Impact Sunbeds are a Class I carcinogen and their banning or regulation will therefore save lives of potential users by preventing melanoma and other skin cancers and thus bring huge economic gains
 
Guideline Title Management of skin cancer- BCC and SCC
Description citation in systematic reviews and in clinical guidelines
Geographic Reach Oceania 
Policy Influence Type Citation in clinical guidelines
Impact Prevention of human SCC through guidleines re regular application
 
Description Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Amount £84,000 (GBP)
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2010 
End 09/2012
 
Description project grant
Amount £249,967 (GBP)
Organisation Cancer Research UK 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2011 
End 12/2012
 
Description research project
Amount £249,967 (GBP)
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2011 
End 12/2012
 
Title Food frequency database 
Description Database of adapted Food frequency questionnaire with extra focus on oily fish intake 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of Data/Biological Samples 
Year Produced 2009 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact Added epidemiological focus to lab-based research of collaborators 
 
Title UK Melanoma incidence data 
Description Anonymised, individual level, national cancer registry data from the Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information Service (NYCRIS) for all people in England up to 89 years of age with a newly-diagnosed, primary, invasive, cutaneous melanoma over the 28-year period, 1979 to 2006. 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of Data/Biological Samples 
Provided To Others? No  
Impact Two papers (one ready for submission; one in preparation) for peer-reviewed journals 
 
Title UK glioma incidence data 
Description regional glioma database 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of Data/Biological Samples 
Year Produced 2011 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact Paper being drafted 
 
Description CHristie Hospital Skin Cancer Database 
Organisation The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Co-founded this research resource
Collaborator Contribution Conception, establishment, maintenance and data analysis
Impact New Skin Cancer/ melanoma Research projects: multi-disciplinary= Plastic surgery, statistics, oncology,epidemiology
Start Year 2016
 
Description HPV in tonsils 
Organisation Cardiff University
Department Department of Microbiology
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution provided epidemiological skills
Collaborator Contribution broadened cancers of study
Impact project grant
Start Year 2010
 
Description Incidence of Glioma in NW England 
Organisation National Cancer Registration Service (NCRS), Eastern Office
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution I instigated this partnership
Collaborator Contribution Provision of national and regional incidence data and check of possible clusters
Impact Collaborative paper being drafted
Start Year 2011
 
Description Incidence of Glioma in NW England 
Organisation North West Cancer Intelligence Service
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution I instigated this partnership
Collaborator Contribution Provision of national and regional incidence data and check of possible clusters
Impact Collaborative paper being drafted
Start Year 2011
 
Description Incidence of Glioma in NW England 
Organisation Royal Preston Hospital
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution I instigated this partnership
Collaborator Contribution Provision of national and regional incidence data and check of possible clusters
Impact Collaborative paper being drafted
Start Year 2011
 
Description Incidence of Glioma in NW England 
Organisation UK Cancer Information Service
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution I instigated this partnership
Collaborator Contribution Provision of national and regional incidence data and check of possible clusters
Impact Collaborative paper being drafted
Start Year 2011
 
Description Nutrient intake, skin nutrient levels and skin carcinogenesis 
Organisation University of Manchester
Department School of Medicine Manchester
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Access to data, training of staff and significant intellectual input into collaborator's research.
Collaborator Contribution Intellectual input and clinical and laboratory endpoint data
Impact Joint Grant Applications; Paper almost reday for submission. Yes- multidisciplinary: epidemiology+ dermatology+clinical biochemistry
Start Year 2009
 
Description Skin cancer in scars 
Organisation QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Department Cancer and Population Studies Group
Country Australia 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution concept and methods training
Collaborator Contribution published paper
Impact paper published. Epidemiologists+ Clinical researcher
Start Year 2010
 
Description Supportive care needs after invasive melanoma 
Organisation The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Department Oncology Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution study protocol model and data collection instrument
Collaborator Contribution Widening of patient base for study
Impact study funding; Multidisciplinary: oncology; nursing; epidemiology; psychology
Start Year 2010
 
Description Treatment of Skin tumours in organ transplant recipients 
Organisation Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department Dermatology
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution study initiation; data collection and analysis, current and planned
Collaborator Contribution Access to clinics/ patients/clinical datawidening clinical applications of prevention researchNew fields of study and applying skills
Impact grant application submitted; pilot data collection
Start Year 2009
 
Description Treatment of Skin tumours in organ transplant recipients 
Organisation Ninewells Hospital
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution study initiation; data collection and analysis, current and planned
Collaborator Contribution Access to clinics/ patients/clinical datawidening clinical applications of prevention researchNew fields of study and applying skills
Impact grant application submitted; pilot data collection
Start Year 2009
 
Description Treatment of Skin tumours in organ transplant recipients 
Organisation Queen Mary University of London
Department Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution study initiation; data collection and analysis, current and planned
Collaborator Contribution Access to clinics/ patients/clinical datawidening clinical applications of prevention researchNew fields of study and applying skills
Impact grant application submitted; pilot data collection
Start Year 2009
 
Description Treatment of Skin tumours in organ transplant recipients 
Organisation University of Birmingham
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution study initiation; data collection and analysis, current and planned
Collaborator Contribution Access to clinics/ patients/clinical datawidening clinical applications of prevention researchNew fields of study and applying skills
Impact grant application submitted; pilot data collection
Start Year 2009
 
Description anti-TNF therapy and skin cancer in arthritis patients 
Organisation Versus Arthritis
Department Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution assistance with data analysis strategy; write-up of paper
Collaborator Contribution provided new field for application of expertise
Impact Paper under review in peer-reviewed journal
Start Year 2009
 
Description BBC World Service interview 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact inrernational interview on BBC world service about research study findings

enquiries from international locations re highlighted published paper
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Departmental seminar. Brisbane Australia 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 25 research staff attended and presentation stimulated 15 mins of questions

feedback enabled modificatiosn to the paper in preparation
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2011
 
Description International conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact conference attendees viewed results and asked questions

prize - see below
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010,2011
 
Description Local Asian community engagement - Salford 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Participants in your research and patient groups
Results and Impact This concept of this project was instigated by me, actioned by collaborators in Dermatologic Sciences Dept of Manchester University; extra engagement with approximately 100 people of local Indian community already taking part in Dermatologic Research.

Communication channels created between researchers and ethnic community leaders
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2009
 
Description cancer fund-raising day 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 200 business people and executives

raised awareness of cancer research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description high school visit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact 100 high school students attended and asked questions with much discussion at end of my lecture

Young women students reported decisions pro-science and research for thei career studies
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013