Explore UCD

UCD Home >
What is PPI?
overlay image

What is PPI?

Public and Patient Involvement in Research

Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) is an approach to research that fosters collaboration between people with lived experiences, researchers, and research institutions. The goal of PPI is to improve research and increase the ability of research to make a positive impact.



Learn More
PPI Resources
overlay image

PPI Resources

Tools & Guides to help your PPI practice

From understanding PPI, to planning, costing and assessing your practice, there is a growing repository of resources available for you to use.

Learn More
National PPI Ignite Network
overlay image

National PPI Ignite Network

Excellence & Innovation

PPI Ignite Network @ UCD is part of the National PPI Ignite Network promoting excellence and inspiring innovation in public and patient involvement in health and social care research in Ireland. The Network provides a shared voice for PPI across Ireland, and aims to change the research culture to improve health outcomes for the public.

Learn More
UCD-EUPATI Partnership
overlay image

UCD-EUPATI Partnership

UCD have announced their partnership with the European Patients’ Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI) supported through the PPI Ignite Network at UCD.

Learn more about UCD-EUPATI Partnership

Contact PPI Ignite Network @ UCD

UCD Research, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 4009 | E: ppi@ucd.ie | Location Map