Accessibility statement

Daniel March
Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)



Daniel joined the York Trials Unit as a Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator) in July 2021. Prior to this he was a Research Associate at the University of Leicester, this primarily involved coordinating a research team to deliver the NIHR funded CYCLE-HD trial in the end-stage kidney disease population. This work enabled him to publish data around the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of exercise during dialysis. Daniel (with others) obtained funding to set up and run other trials aimed at lowering cardiovascular risk in individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease. Alongside his research Daniel had other teaching and student supervision responsibilities within this role.

At present he is working as a Trial Coordinator across the NIHR funded FIREFLI and PROFHER-2 trials.


  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2017)
  • PhD in Exercise Immunology (Aberystwyth University, 2015)
  • MPhil in Exercise Immunology (Aberystwyth University, 2011)
  • MS (Hons) in Exercise Science (University of Dayton, (USA) 2009)
  • BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science (University of Wales, Aberystwyth 2007)



At present Daniel is working on the FIREFLI and PROFHER-2 NIHR funded trials.

His research interests include:

  • Systematic reviews and meta-analyses (evidence synthesis)
  • Trial methodology
  • Lifestyle and nutritional interventions aimed at improving outcomes for those individuals with chronic disease


  • FIREFLI: Safe and well visits by the Fire and Rescue Service to prevent falls and improve quality of life in elderly population
  • Profher-2: PROximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation Trial no. 2 (PROFHER-2 Trial)

Research group(s)


Areas of supervision include the efficacy of lifestyle interventions in modifying clinical and patient reported outcomes in the chronic disease population. Other areas of interest include exercise physiology, systematic reviews and meta analyses.


Full publications list

External activities




  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Invited talks and conferences

  • Invited talk for the haemodialysis section (as lead author) for the Renal Association Clinical Practice Guidelines for Exercise and Lifestyle in Chronic Disease. At Living well with kidney disease, The Royal Society of Medicine (21st May 2021).

Contact details

Daniel March
Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

Tel: TBC