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A wealth of public engagement resources are available to help with programme design, evaluation and planning for impact.

Public Engagement Resources

Below are links to resources to assist in planning public engagement. Further links will be available via the staff intranet shortly.

- Defining and Supporting Public Engagement at University College Dublin - Summary Report (Nov 2018) - PE Report.

- UCD Research: Outcomes and Impacts: click here.

- UCD Research: Public Engagement and Engaged Research: click here.

- UCD Research: Engage Your Research guide: click here

- SFI Guidance and best practice in public engagement: click (opens in a new window)here.

- The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) in the UK has created a wealth of resources to support high quality engagement: click (opens in a new window)here.

- Campus Engage has a series of resources on engaged research and community engagement: click (opens in a new window)here.

- Responsible Research and Innovation toolkit: click (opens in a new window)here.

Public and Patient Involvement at UCD

Both nationally and internationally, there continues to be a significant emphasis on advancing our understanding and practice of public and patient involvement (PPI) in health and social care research. PPI is an approach to research that fosters collaboration between people with lived experiences, researchers, and research institutions.  

The (opens in a new window)PPI Ignite Network @ UCD is part of a (opens in a new window)National PPI Network funded by the Health Research Board and Irish Research Council. The PPI Ignite Network @ UCD is based in the Research Office ((opens in a new window)contact).

There is a diversity of PPI activities occurring across UCD, involving a breadth of PPI groups. The PPI Ignite Network @ UCD are looking to capture examples of the diversity and variety of approaches to PPI in UCD. You can submit a case study to showcase your approach and help inspire other researchers (opens in a new window)here

Our program of work at PPI Ignite Network @ UCD is supported by our partners, who inform and guide our work.  

PPI Ignite Network @ UCD Partners

Contact: (opens in a new window)ppi@ucd.ie 

The "Avacado" Public Engagement spectrum

Layers of public engagement in a diagram

To download the Public Engagement spectrum (the "avocado") above please click here: UCD Spectrum of Public Engagement