Research Design Service: East Midlands
National Institute for Health Research

Public Involvement

Public involvement in research is founded on the core principle that people who are affected by research have a right to have a say in what and how research is undertaken. Getting involved in health research grant applications flyer

The following diagram of the research cycle shows where and how the public can be involved successfully. To accompany this, the RDS have created a handbook to help researchers plan and manage their public involvement activities. 

PI Research Cycle