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Patient and public involvement

Public contributors honoured in Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday List

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Founding members of the Newcastle MIC’s insight panel for patients, public and carers receive MBEs in Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Honours.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Honours marked the extraordinary contributions…

Meet the MIC: Rosemary Nicholls

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Rosemary Nicholls lives in Saltburn, Cleveland. During her working life Rosemary held various paid and voluntary roles in education. Rosemary was also a volunteer and trainer with a national…

Multiverse Lab of Voices

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Working with nine other NIHR organisations and Unfolding Theatre we have created a record of public voices and identified their health and social care priorities.

Over 3,100…

Survey to identify priorities for young people with inflammatory bowel disease

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Opportunity to help set the research agenda for young people with inflammatory bowel disease.

A group of patients, carers, healthcare professionals, and researchers are collaborating on a project that aims…

Scoping and prioritising the use of near-patient diagnostics in care homes

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One Cell At A Time

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We are delighted to share the details of a new online art and science exhibition called “One Cell At A Time”.

The exhibition brings together newly commissioned artworks and creative…

Collecting the views of the public through the Multiverse Lab

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During a week on the road, the Multiverse Lab team engaged with members of the public and gathered their views on future research.

Research into cancer, dementia, and mental health…

Soapbox Science 2022

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This year marks 11 years of Soapbox Science. This worldwide initiative celebrates women and non-binary scientists by placing them on soapboxes in busy, free, public spaces….

Multiverse Lab Community Tour

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NIHR Newcastle In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative is delighted to be part of a collaboration that has commissioned an interactive installation for the public.

We are inviting people living in the…

Evaluating a rapid test for diagnosing a childhood respiratory virus

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Speeding up the diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus could reduce the spread of infection and produce cost savings for NHS hospitals.

It can take over 24 hours to receive a…

Pint of Science Festival 2021

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Our methodologists Dr Kile Green and Tim Hicks invited people from around the world to take “A glimpse into the future” of medical testing as part of Pint of…

Celebrating International Clinical Trial’s Day in the North East and North Cumbria

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Thursday 20th May marks International Clinical Trial’s Day. The day celebrates the anniversary of the first clinical trial by James Lind in 1747 into the causes of scurvy on…