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Involving the public/ partners in research

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Involvement in research

If you're looking to work with partners or members of the public as collaborators or co-producers then it's important to plan out your project thoroughly to ensure a positive working relationship.

Learning Circle 11 - Co-Producing Research and Collaborating with Communities

WIE FellowsLink opens in a new window have been invited to form Learning Circles to address key challenges in engagement. LC11 is focussed on strategies for the effective co-production of research and engagement activities with community and patient groups, individuals and non-HE organisations.

Support from WIE

Please note you'll need to be logged in to the Warwick website in order to access this resource.

How to engage the public and community partners in research

Independent Mind

This toolkit will help you understand how to make the most out of partnership working.

Collaboration and Co-production FundLink opens in a new window

Warwick Institute of Engagement runs a fund specifically to support you to develop relationships with external collaborators. Awards are for up to £3,000 to develop new, or expand existing relationships.

External Resources

PPI (Patient and Public Involvement) resources for applicants to NIHR research programmesLink opens in a new window

National Institute for Healthcare Research

Guidance from the Institute on best practice across the sector for PPI work including UK standards

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Partnership workingLink opens in a new window

National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE)

Guidance for working with specific types of partners including schools, museums, festivals, science centres and more.

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