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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
First research from #BritainBreathing published
We’re delighted that the first scientific paper from #BritainBreathing has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. This paper reports on our findings for the first season of #BritainBreathing, which took place in 2016. Our primary aim during this season was to work out if asking people to submit their allergy […]
#BritainBreathing letter in The Guardian
Following recent media coverage around seasonal allergies, our researcher Dr Sheena Cruickshank wrote a letter to The Guardian on how ‘citizen sensors’ can help scientists to learn of how pollen, weather and pollution interact to trigger allergy symptoms. The letter ‘Hay fever mapping? There’s an app for that…‘ was published on Monday 22 May and you can […]
2017 #BritainBreathing app launched
We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new #BritainBreathing Android and iOS apps to allow people in the UK to track their seasonal allergies, such as hay fever or asthma, while contributing to scientific research. Our newly designed app means it’s now easier than ever to record your allergy symptoms, including how your eyes, […]