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, […]

#BritainBreathing – an update

It is now a year since #BritainBreathing first launched and we wanted to update you on what we have learnt from your data in this first year and what our plans are now for the future. First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who took part in #BritainBreathing in 2016. In our first […]

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 […]

#BritainBreathing app launches today

  We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new Android app to allow people in the UK to track their seasonal allergies, such as hay fever or asthma, while contributing to scientific research.  The #BritainBreathing app will allow you to record your allergy symptoms, including how your eyes, nose and breathing are affected, in […]

European City of Science celebrations

As you may be aware, Manchester has been awarded the status of European City of Science for 2016.  This is well-deserved recognition of the city’s unique scientific heritage and contribution to scientific discovery, innovation and industry. As part of this celebration, #BritainBreathing is proud to be supported as part of the official citizen science programme of the […]

#BritainBreathing – launching soon

We’re excited to announce that #BritainBreathing is due to launch soon.  This exciting new citizen science project that aims to engage a wide range of the UK population to act as ‘citizen sensors’ to help scientists understand more about seasonal allergies such as hay fever or asthma. This is a joint project between the British […]