An introduction to patient and public involvement and engagement in health and care research


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Contact details:

  • Sonya Prime

Training organiser:

  • University of Hertfordshire


  • East of England

Start date & time:

  • 25/04/2024, 11:00 am

End date & time:

  • 25/04/2024, 2:00 pm

Contact info:

Training cost:

  • £0


Facilitators: Dr Elspeth Mathie, Sonya Prime and members of the UH Public Involvement and Engagement in Research groups (PIRg).

This workshop is an introduction to involving members of the public in research. It will be a combination of presentations, small group work and a chance to hear from members of our University of Hertfordshire Public in Research group (PIRg) about being involved in different research projects.  This workshop is aimed for postgraduate and early career researchers.

This supportive workshop will cover:

What is PPIE?  Different models and approaches.
Why is PPIE important?
When to do PPIE? Different stages of the research process
How to do PPIE? Practical considerations, including:
- Ethics
- Different ways to involve people
- Payment/saying thank you
- Public Involvement Standards, the importance of Feedback and other useful resources
- Q&A session with members of the PIRg about their experiences of being involved in research.

Places will be on a first come first served basis. To register your place at this event please click 'View event' at the top of this page or copy and paste the link below in a browser by Friday 29th March 2024:

Please contact us if you are subsequently unable to attend so we can offer your place to another participant.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshops and if you have any questions, please contact us at


University of Hertfordshire, Fielder Centre, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield Ave., Hatfield, AL10 9TP

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