This site is no longer active. For further information about current research in children's burns, please contact the following theme leads:

Clinical management: Dr Amber Young
Nursing research: Karen Coy
Psychosocial recovery and support: Prof Di Harcourt
Prevention: Prof Alison Kemp

Children's Burns Research Centre

Reducing the risk of burns at home

Improving first-aid knowledge for parents

Our mission is to develop a UK research centre of world-leading excellence crossing clinical and academic boundaries for real patient benefit, to prevent burns and improve the outlook of children with burn injuries.

About the centre

The Centre is funded by UK charity The Scar Free Foundation with additional support from the Welsh Government Health and Care Research Wales and VTCT.


The Children’s Burns Research Centre is a consortium led by the University of Bristol in partnership with:

  • University of the West of England
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Bath
  • North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT)
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol).

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