New research projects for the Colt Foundation

Dec 2011

The Colt Foundation is a registered charity established in 1978 with a gift of Colt shares from the O'Hea family. In its first 33 years of operation it has awarded more than £13.5 m in grants to over 200 projects and supported over 220 students studying some aspect of occupational health.

The Colt Foundation in the past has invested in many diverse areas of research ranging from investigating the causes of childhood allergies and asthma to Skin Disease in the Workplace. Recently the Foundation has begun funding investigation into two new areas of research "The Health of Miners at High Altitudes in the Andes" and "Assessing the Severity of Colour Vision Loss in Occupational Environments".

 

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