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Public involvement advice for researchers – Research Design Service Yorkshire and Humber

Public involvement advice for researchers

Public involvement advice for researchers

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.

View our videos on developing appropriate and meaningful public involvement and writing plain English summaries.

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 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 of up to £600.

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