Nikolas' research interests span a wide variety of topics within health services research and public health. His primary research interest is in the evaluation of digital health technologies for clinical research and practice.
Decision Support for Cancer Diagnosis
A CRUK project aiming to demonstrate the feasibility of implementing a clinical decision support system for cancer diagnosis in UK general practice.
Unobtrusive Blood Pressure Tracking
An EIT Digital project aiming to validate a wearable device for tracking blood pressure during daily life, in particular during sleep, food intake, stressful events and physical activity.
A BRC project aiming to assess the feasibility of using an app (Brightself) for the remote detection of depressive symptoms and mood-related factors during pregnancy.
A EC FP7 project aiming to improve the diagnosis, management and treatment of children under 5 years of age in rural Malawi, Africa, through use of a smartphone app for Community Case Management.
An IRC research project examining the global mHealth landscape and its impact on health outcomes in developing countries.
A EC FP7 project aiming to develop a Learning Health System (LHS) driven by advanced computational infrastructure to improve patient safety and clinical research in Europe.
Integrated Care Pilot
An Imperial Charity project aiming to assess the implementation and impact of the Integrated Care Pilot in North West London using a mixture of semi-structured interviews, direct observation, surveys, focus groups and documentary analysis.
An industry funded project aiming to create a register of healthy individuals at risk of developing dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease to support recruitment into observational and interventional studies.
TEACHING AND SUPERVISION
Over the years, Nikolas has been actively and passionately involved in teaching and supporting students in their professional development through interactive class teaching, workshops and one-to-one supervision sessions. He supervises PhD and MPH students and was the module leader for the Digital Health (MPH) module.