Border & Regions
Airways Training Hub
The BREATH project signifies a strong cross-border partnership between the Smooth Muscle Research Centre (DkIT), the School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (QUB) and the Institute of Biomedical & Environmental Health Research (UWS).
BREATH (Border and REgions Airways Training Hub) is an ambitious, collaborative research Partnership that will harness complementary resources & expertise of 10 Principal Investigators from DkIT, QUB & UWS with a mission to tackle Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), an incurable lung disease, highly prevalent in the border regions of Ireland & Western Scotland.
€7.7 million has been offered under the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme for a pioneering cross-border research project, designed to better understand and alleviate the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Involved in the Smooth Muscle of the Breath ProjectView Partner
University of the West of Scotland
Involved in the Inflammation of the Breath ProjectView Partner
Queen’s University Belfast
Involved in the Epithelium and Clinical Management of the Breath ProjectView Partner
Crossborder, Inter Regional
- Northern Ireland
- & Scotland
Moffat Academy (P7) awarded BREATH Certificate of Excellence
General News Kids Outreach News UWS
Primary 7 at Moffat Academy has been been the first school since pandemic lockdown began, to achieve the BREATH Excellence award for their successful completion of a set challenge linked with an important lung health programme rolling out across South West Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland.Read Article
International Cough Symposium: Best Abstract Award
The Eleventh International Cough Symposium was held as a virtual event on the 21st and 22nd of January 2021. Best Abstract award to Orla Dunne.Read Article
BREATH Awarded 2020 Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in Research Culture
General News QUB Research
BREATH has been awarded the 2020 Queen’s University Belfast Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in Research Culture.Read Article