Matthew Allsop

Matthew Allsop

Research Fellow in Applied Health

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Summary: Matthew is a Research Fellow in Applied Health. His research focuses on engaging users in the design and development of healthcare technology.

Location: Room 1039, Level 10, Worsley Building


Matthew is Research Fellow in Applied Health and Research Fellow in e-Health Innovations for Healthcare at Leeds Institute of Health Sciences.

His research focuses on engaging users in the design and development of healthcare technology in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. He has conducted user involvement research across a range of disciplines, including rehabilitation medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and palliative care. Matthew is also a Public Engagement Fellow for the Faculty of Medicine and Health, supporting public engagement activities across the School of Medicine.

Matthew works across two projects:

  • As part of the St Gemma's Academic Unit of Palliative Care, Matthew works on IMPACCT (Improving the Management of Pain from Advanced Cancer in the Community), a NIHR programme grant. His role involves developing an electronic pain reporting system for patients with cancer and evaluating its use in a feasibility trial. Matthew is also leading the dissemination strategy for the overall programme grant and writing the final funders report. 
  • With the Nuffield Centre for International Health & Development, Matthew works on the EXTEND project, funded through a UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme Award. The aim of the project is to understand the extent to which and under what circumstances using satellite technology for scaling-up e-Health innovations contributes to improved health systems functions and health care outcomes in Nigeria.