Putting it into Practice


Title: Diversity and inclusion: What’s it about and why is it important for public involvement in research?
Date Published: 2012
Reference: INVOLVE, Eastleigh
Are service users or carers authors: Yes


This paper is about diversity and inclusion for active public involvement in research. The paper highlights why it is important to think about including the perspectives of a wide range of people and groups in research, the main barriers to involving them and how these barriers can be overcome. A number of real world examples are used to illustrate the issues raised.

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mental health survivors
children and young people
older people
people with learning difficulties
general principles of good practice
lessons from direct experience of involvement
involving seldom heard groups
General guidance on involving the public in research

Date Entered: 2012/11/01

Date Edited: 2012/12/11

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