How we can help

Contact us as early as possible to discuss and plan public involvement in your research project.  Please complete our request form and we will contact you to arrange an appointment.

Our resources section has information and guidance on the different ways that members of the public can be involved in research including:

  • how to involve members of the public in research
  • how to budget for public involvement
  • public involvement in research and research ethics committee review
  • guidance for involving members of the public in interview panels, committees, and other panel membership.

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“The RDS YH PPI Lead provided specific advice on enhancing the PPI content of our proposal, following reviewer comments on our outline proposal. Our PPI strategy was noted by the HTA review panel as ‘this is the best inclusion of patients and public inclusion I’ve seen on any application and I’m very pleased to see it’.”

Professor Mike Bennett, University of Leeds, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Self-management of analgesia and related treatments at the end of life (SMARTE) NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) funded study 2014-17

 

RDS YH Public Involvement Fund

If you are a researcher in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and you need funding to support public involvement in the development of your research ideas and your grant application you can apply for a RDS YH Public involvement fund.

Public Involvement Fund: Call 30

Opens 1 May 2017 – Closes 30 June 2017

 

 

 

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