Public Involvement Activity
This section outlines some of the public invovlement activity undertaken by the Patient Experience Research Centre.
Recent public involvement activity
COVID-19 Community Involvement
Through an informal series of online involvement survey sprints and 'Let's Talk About...' Zoom calls, PERC have been inviting members of the public to share their experiences, views, questions and concerns on important and emerging areas of COVID-19 research. Outputs from these are summarised in our Insight Reports.
NIHR Imperial BRC Reapplication 2022-27 Public Involvement
To support the development of new and existing research Themes for the purpose of the BRC reapplication for 2022 to 2027,the Patient Experience Research Centre facilitated a programme of public involvement activities from November 2020 to September 2021.
Outputs from these public involvement activities are provided in our insight report.
Diversifying Research Podcast
This podcast series, developed by Fola Afolabi, aims to critically consider how to improve the inclusion of underrepresented voices in reserarch. Across the 10 episodes Fola is joined by guests to discuss this important issue from the perspective of members of the public, community leaders, patient and public involvement practitioners and researchers. Check out some of her episodes below, and catch the full series here.
Episode 9 – Promoting public involvement in research
Maria Piggin, the Partnerships and Training Manager at the NIHR BRC Imperial Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC), highlights the importance of public involvement in research; she also provides advice to researchers who are interested in involving the public in their research.
Episode 10 – How to get involved in research
Maria Piggin, the Partnerships and Training Manager at the NIHR BRC Imperial Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC), explains how members of the public and patients can get involved in research activities.