Virtual Building Research Partnership Course

5th September 2022

This free virtual course will look at practical ways to involve patients and the public as partners (PPI) in the research process. It will explore the issues related to becoming and being a member of the public involved in research and the role of researchers in facilitating this involvement.

It involves 2 parts. Part 1 is a series of online pre-recorded presentations providing information about PPI in Research and Part 2 provides the opportunity for participants to attend an online Question and Answer/Dragon’s Den Workshop. Participants must complete Part 1 before attending Part 2.


Who is it for?

Patients, carers and members of the public who are interested in getting involved in research and researchers interested in involving patients, carers and the public in their research.


How long is it?

Part 1 – 6 pre-recorded presentations at around 10 minutes each to be viewed in participants’ own time followed by Part 2 – 1½ hour virtual workshop via teams. Link will follow after the closing date.


Dates of the workshop are as follows:

Thursday 20th October – 10am – 11.30am

Tuesday 25th October – 2pm – 3.30pm


What will I get out of it?

·       As a patient, carer or member of the public, you will gain an understanding of what it means to be involved in research at each stage of the research process.

·       As a researcher, you will gain an understanding of how patients, carers and the public can get involved in research, practical tips, the opportunity to share your research expertise and build research partnerships.


To complete the application form link: