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Building Research Partnerships (NI) training: New training dates

Building Research Partnerships (NI) training has been designed for:

  1. Patients, carers and members of the public who are involved in or are interested in becoming involved as public partners in research, and;
  2. Researchers who want to learn more about how to implement Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) through-out the research cycle, and build more effective PPI partnerships.

Due to demand, we are holding an in-person full day workshop on Tuesday 24th September 2024: This interactive workshop will focus on the practical ways to involve patients, carers and the public as partners (PPI) in the research process. It will also 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. The workshop will be held in Clifton House, 2 North Queen Street, Belfast. To register:  Please also see the flyer.

Our next ‘live follow-up PPI session’ will be held on Tuesday 19th November 2024 (10.30am-12pm): This shorter session will be delivered virtually and enables researchers and patients, carers and members of the public to come together and ask questions, get practical support on PPI, and network. To register email Please also see the flyer.

Before attending either the workshop or virtual session, please complete Section 1 of the ‘Building Research Partnerships’ NI training; this consists of a series of the pre-recorded presentations that give an ‘Introduction to Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) in research’ and can be accessed at any time.

Additional PPI resources are also now available on our website

We have recently developed a PPI Resource Library for researchers and a PPI Resource Library for patients, carers and members of the public.