COVID-19 has had a huge impact on health research. Understandably, people’s priorities have shifted, whether that’s clinical academics going back… Read more Collaboration in Isolation
I’ve just come from a great workshop with PEPNET (The University of Leeds Public Engagement Practitioner Network), where we looked… Read more Exploring Involvement Practice…
I’ve just finished watching ‘The Trial: A Murder in the Family’. The channel 4 show is described as ‘a pioneering… Read more ‘The Trial: A Murder in the Family’ – Public engagement with a complex process
I recently attended the national away day for the Research Design Service (RDS) public involvement leads. Thank you to the… Read more Does Health Research Need More Creativity?
As part of my role with the NIHR Research Design Service (RDSYH), I’ve spent many hours helping researchers plan involvement… Read more Back to Basics – planning public involvement
“Liz has got an embarrassing problem and these Activia yogurts aren’t helping…” I’ve recently had the pleasure to meet the… Read more ‘Gutted’ – Sharing a powerful story through theatre
I recently spent a week training as a LEGO SERIOUS PLAY facilitator. The method is designed to facilitate communication, problem… Read more Taking Play Seriously – My week of LEGO!
Recently I’ve noticed I spend less time talking about why we should do public engagement / involvement and more time… Read more ‘It aint what you do it’s the way that you do it!’ – Some thoughts on facilitaion
Within health research we tend to distinguish between public involvement and public engagement. Broadly speaking, public involvement is defined as… Read more Engagement verses Involvement…chickens verses eggs