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Below is a list of useful links and resources for PPI advisors and anyone interested in public involvement in research.

Resources for Public Contributors
Resources for Researchers
  • Payment Guidance for Researchers and Professionals - This guidance (published April 2021) provides information for researchers who need to cost public involvement activities at any stage of the research process.
  • Drop-In Sessions - Members of the ARC WM PPI Team deliver Drop-In Sessions to support researchers with general public involvement queries. Support is available at any stage of your research, and at all levels of experience. Upcoming dates:
    • Friday 15 March 2023, 09:30 - 11:30
    • Thursday 27 April 2023 12:00 - 14:00
    • Tuesday 16 May 2023 11:00 - 13:00
    • Wednesday 14 June 2023 09:30 - 11:30
    • Thursday 6 July 2023 12:00 - 14:00
    • Tuesday 15 August 2023 11:00 - 13:00
    • Wednesday 20 September 2023 09:30 - 11:30

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NIHR Campaigns
  • I Am Research campaignLink opens in a new window - giving patients, the public and health and social care research professionals a chance to shout about how fantastic research is. Aiming to raise awareness of the benefits of research and the positive impact it has on people's lives.
  • NIHR ‘Ok to ask’ campaignLink opens in a new window - a campaign encourage more patients or carers to ask about research opportunities that could be available to them or their loved ones, if they have a medical condition they are receiving treatment for. That essentially it is “OK to ask” about research opportunities.
  • NIHR ‘make it clear’ campaignLink opens in a new window - From 14 May 2014, a good quality plain English summary, submitted as part of the standard application form, will be a requirement of NIHR funding. Guidance has been developed for researchers and for board and panel members.
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