Now available – An interactive course for new and experienced reviewers of health and social care research, which has been produced by a team of public reviewers and patient and public involvement professionals with the NIHR.
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The course covers reviewing in all contexts for NIHR research funding programmes, plus skills and activities required at different levels and stages of research. It is designed for public contributors who are committee members as well as public reviewers.
Researchers may also find this resource useful when writing research funding applications. It can be used as a tool to understand how to get your Patient and Public Involvement right first time!
The course is online and freely available on this page. Each module will also be available to be downloaded as a pdf document.
Who’s it for?
How to use the course
What’s in the course?
This course intends to provide you with;
Why we developed this course
We hope you enjoy the course!
We wish you luck with your own public reviewing. We hope you enjoy it and gain from the experience.
Project team: David Green, Gary Hickey, Tracey Johns, Alison Ledward, Amanda Roberts, Heidi Surridge (lead), Doreen Tembo, Gail Thornton, Amander Wellings, Jane Whitehurst.
Please do let us know what you think.
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our thanks go to
-The many individuals who provided feedback on the drafts of the course content.
-Our colleagues across NIHR who have supported and contributed to the work, in particular Sylvia Bailey, Haydee Garcia, Bernie Newitt and Susannah Hopper.
-Our multi-media developers at the University of Southampton for their creative thinking, skills and patience with the project team!
-Our colleagues at INVOLVE for hosting the course and supporting the work.
-Resource acknowledgements: During the early stages of the course development the team accessed various existing resources to help us identify the gaps and make sure we didn’t reinvent the wheel! In particular we would like to thank teams who developed and if appropriate provided access to the following resources