research grants


  • GBP 20,000 from GE Ultrasound for a study of Vscan usage in general practice, 2017
  • Research Grant from Edwards Lifesciences (GBP 7,000) for pilot study of prevalence of aortic stenosis in the elderly, November 2014
  • Research Grant from the Heart Research Fund for Wales (GBP 5,000) for the acquisition of a portable echo scanner, December 2014
  • SIFT grant from the ABMU LHB for the development of training in cardiology (GBP 5000, November 2014)
  • R&D ‘own account’ – Morriston – GBP 4,000 granted for study on the appropriateness criteria for echocardiography (2010)
  • BHF Equipment Grant for the acquisition of a 3D TOE scanner (GBP 80,000), 2010
  • EPSRC grant (EP/H017348/1): Enhanced Assessment of Aortic Stenosis using Computational Modelling GBP100k (joint application with Dr R van Loon, Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering Department, Swansea University), 2009
  • BHF Grant (GBP 60,000) awarded competitively in March 2006 for the training of an echo physiologist in the Echo Department at Morriston