BRC P4 Medicine Themed Discussion & Networking Event: 'Supporting inclusive translational research'

BRC P4 Medicine Themed Discussion & Networking Event: 'Supporting inclusive translational research'

Manchester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Themed Discussion and Networking Event 

'Supporting inclusive translational research'

Participation, Engagement & Involvement

Audience: Staff and students engaged in or supporting all P4 medicine research affiliated with the BRC, CRF, The University of Manchester and/or Health Innovation Manchester.

The BRC Themed Discussion and Networking Events are designed to provide all staff and students with:

  • The opportunity to update their knowledge and skills on P4 Medicine (Predictive, Preventive, Personalised and Participatory)

  • The opportunity to raise awareness of the breadth of BRC activity and thereby instil a sense of identity, collegiality and a common purpose

‘Supporting inclusive translational research’ will explore and offer practical tools to embed an inclusive approach within translational research across the research cycle, including research design and delivery, dissemination, recruitment, public and patient engagement and involvement.

The session will be highly interactive and structured around presentations and parallel workshops.

Learning outcomes will include:

- Understanding the importance and relevance of inclusive research in national and local contexts;

- Have a greater understanding of how to embed diversity and inclusion practices throughout the research cycle;

- Increasing their own confidence and inclusive capabilities by using resources such as tools and models;

- Learn from practical case studies and hear from our public contributors / specialist advisory group;

- Understand how the Public Programmes team supports inclusive research and public involvement.


Registration from 9.00

9.30-9.35: Introduction

9.35-10.15: Setting the scene

  • Paula Wray, Senior Public Involvement Manager, NIHR INVOLVE 

  • BRAG Member and Showcase of Public Programmes Team's work 

10.15-10.35: Energiser and ice breaker:

  • Group exercise to reflect on assumptions and/or perceptions of diversity and inclusion in research

Coffee break 

10.50-11.50: Breakout and Group Sessions

- How to make research design and delivery more inclusive? (eg. Using public health data, multiple deprivation data, ODP, public involvement groups)

- How to make research recruitment more inclusive?

- How to make research involvement more inclusive?

- How to make research engagement more inclusive?

11.50-12.30: Summary of the barriers and opportunities

12.00: Lunch and refreshments


Royal College of Physicians CPD applied for.

Event contact: Jane Crosbie, BRC Training Coordinator


Telephone: +44 (0)161 275 5542

For more information visit and follow @ManchesterBRC

@ManchesterBRC #BRCPPIE19

21 Nov 2019 at 9:30am
until 21 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
Dalton Room, Core Technology Facility
Grafton Street
M13 9WU

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