Crohn's and Colitis UK, the leading charity in the battle against Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, have published their first research impact report 'The Power of Research – 10 years of Crohn’s and Colitis UK Research.' The report, put together with the help of the Researchfish research impact assessment platform, covered how £5.2 million has been awarded to over 80 groundbreaking research projects since 2008.
"This Research Impact Report is fantastic in showing the incredible work we have been investing in over the last 10 years. We have come a long way in our understanding of the complexities of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, but there is still so much we do not know and need to find out. These investments into research are critical if we want to improve lives today and have a world free from Crohn’s and Colitis tomorrow," Dr Wendy Edwards, Research Manager,
Crohn's and Colitis UK.
"We were delighted to support Crohn's and Colitis UK in this exciting look at the research they have funded, revealing and evidencing the significant impact that the work of the charity has had on the lives of those affected by the disease. This Research Impact Report demonstrates the huge value and importance to funders seeking information on outputs, outcomes and impacts from their researchers, enabling smarter funding decisions to be made and detailed reports to stakeholders on the difference they have and will continue to make, " Dr Beverley Sherbon, Impact and Evaluation Adviser, Researchfish
More details about the report can be found on the Crohn's and Colitis UK website here.