ARVAC Patient and Public Involvement Lecture

Event Category: Community and Voluntary Sector Event

  • What is it?

    ARVAC is an association in the field of community research and works to bring together academics, practitioners and policy makers. As in previous years, the ARVAC Annual Lecture offers the chance to hear and discuss key issues with speakers from academic, voluntary and community sectors. This year the lecture focus is on Patient and Public Involvement and the role the community will play in health and social care research.

    This event is free and open to anyone who would like to attend.

    Colin Rochester, who has worked in the voluntary sector for 45 years will chair the event.

    Who is speaking at the lecture?

    • Peter Beresford OBE is a Professor of Citizen PArticipation at the University of Essex, Co-Chair of Shaping our Lives, the national disabled people’s and service users’ oganisation and network and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Brunel University London.
    • Jurgen Grotz is a Senior Research Associate for the Patient and Public Invlvement Research theme of the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East of England with the Inclusion Research Theme in the School of Health Sciences at the University of East Anglia.
    • Savitri Hensman is the Patient and Public Involvement Coordinator at the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care South London and based in the Service User Research Enterprise team at King’s College London.


    Where is it?

    Burroughs Room, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE.

    When is it?

    Tuesday July 17th, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

    How do I register for the event?

    To register for the event, visit the eventbrite page.

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