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#BritainBreathing is an exciting new citizen science project that aims to engage the UK public to act as 'citizen sensors' to help scientists discover more about seasonal allergies such as hay fever or asthma.


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Be a 'citizen sensor'

You can help us discover what the triggers for seasonal allergies are. All you need to do is enter your allergy symptoms into our free app. Our research team will then use the data to work out what factors are affecting allergies.


Why should you take part?

Learn about allergies

Discover more about the science behind allergies

Monitor your symptoms

Track your allergy symptoms over time

Contribute to research

Get involved to help researchers discover what triggers seasonal allergies

Latest news

Allergy Awareness Week

Allergy Awareness Week 2016 runs from 25 April until 1 May.  This week aim to draw attention to the issues faced by the allergy sufferers and is designed to get people talking about allergy at key times throughout the year.To mark the occasion, the #BritainBreathing team have put together a couple of resources for you.   Allergies […]

#BritainBreathing on BBC Radio 4

#BritainBreathing was featured on this week’s Inside Science, the BBC Radio 4 show that explores the science that’s transforming our world. One of our lead researchers, Dr Sheena Cruickshank, talked to host Adam Rutherford about the #BritainBreathing app, how it works and why we think it’s so important for us to learn more about seasonal allergies and […]

#BritainBreathing launch update

The #BritainBreathing app launched on Android last week to positive reviews and great feedback.  The aim of the project is to allow people in the UK to track their seasonal allergies, such as hay fever or asthma, while contributing to scientific research.  Thank you to everyone for their positive comments on #BritainBreathing.  It’s important for […]

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