How to join in (old)

There are many opportunities to get involved in health research. Many of these are advertised through the website People in Research. Other ways of getting involved are shown below. Join us to help ensure that the research we invest in is relevant, reliable and useful.

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Research cycle

The research cycle

Join a trial

Join a study


Blood samples

UK Clinical Trials Gateway

NIHR Bioresource

NIHR BioResource


Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research

Suggest a topic

Shape a research project

People in research

People in Research

Suggest a research topic

Suggest a research topic

Become a research ambassador

Review a research application

Reviewing an application

Join an advisory panel



Become a Patient Research Ambassador

Become a research ambassador

Support and resources for joining in