This page has the latest PPI training and opportunities for involvement for researchers, patients and the public living in and around Cambridge.
Please note that these are external events and the CUH PPI Team is not involved with their organisation or management, unless otherwise stated.
If you have any questions, please reach out via the avenues provided for each opportunity.
All information on this page is updated weekly and is current as at 23 March 2023.
For members of the public and researchers
Exploring the Brain and Mind: open evening at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Date: Wednesday 29th March
As part of @Cambridge_Fest, an on-site open evening exploring our research in psychology and neuroscience, through practical hands-on demonstrations, experiments and short talks.
Full details: http://ow.ly/8TGk50MXL0E
The talks will also be live streamed for those who cannot make it in person and will be available on our website via this link: https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/scifest2023/
NIHR CRN East of England: help improve support for parents/carers of SEND children
The aim of this NIHR-funded survey is to find out how parents/carers of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), who are experiencing mental health problems, access support or treatment across England.
Help improve support for parent carers – complete the survey and share: https://bit.ly/spaceparentcarer
FAMILIAR Study: for women with inflammatory arthritis
Come tell us your experiences! We want to talk to women with inflammatory arthritis, about your preconception care: what was done well? What can we do better? Your views are important to us, so we can make your healthcare better.
Register here: https://cardiff.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/familiar-study-interviews-express-your-interest
Are you a black woman or of black heritage and pregnant? Help this PhD researcher with her research
Miracle Rotimi is a PhD researcher at Edge Hill University, and she is looking for black women who are pregnant for her study.
If you are black woman who is pregnant anywhere in the UK, please contact Miracle Rotimi- firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating.
New PPI group at the Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge
We are establishing a new patient group to help shape research. Join us and help shape research to benefit patients just like you.
We would love for you to join us: https://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/research/patient-and-public-involvement-ppi/
Caring Together: join the conversation about the future of our city
Do you live or work in Cambridge?
Cambridge City Council are inviting you to join a conversation about the future of the city. If you are a carer, you may want to take part and let them know what would help you to live a safe and healthy life.
Find out more: https://caringtogether.org/current-consultations/cambridge-city-council-consultation/
New Integrated Cancer Medicine podcast episode!
In this podcast from CRUK Cambridge Centre, you can listen to Professor Florian Markowetz as she explains what chromosomal instability is, which cancers are dominated by it and exciting progress on developing new tests and treatments to target it.
Click here to play: Chromosomal instability by Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre (soundcloud.com)