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 the design, development and evaluation of healthcare technology.

Location: Room 1039, Level 10, Worsley Building


Matthew is Research Fellow in Applied Health at Leeds Institute of Health Sciences.

His research focuses on the design, development and evaluation of healthcare technology in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. Matthew has specific interests in user involvement research, which he has undertaken across a range of disciplines including rehabilitation medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and palliative care. Matthew is also a Public Engagement Fellow, supporting public engagement activities across the Faculty of Medicine and Health.  

Currently, 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.