The general public are involved throughout all stages of The Farr Institute’s research and play a valuable role in advising the Institute on its research practices, disseminating research and activity outcomes and raising awareness of the benefits of data-linkage.
A commitment to public engagement makes sure that people have the opportunity to comment on our research while promoting a culture of engagement between the public, patients, clinicians and researchers to improve patient care and public health.
Public engagement leads to better research by ensuring that research reflects public interests and values and by ensuring accountability and transparency in research practices.
By finding out what people think about the Institute’s research and feeding back public views into decision-making and governance processes, The Farr Institute can ensure that its work continues to reflect the interests and values of members of the public.
The Farr Institute works to improve and create dialogue between researchers and the general public through:
The Farr Institute also provides information and support to researchers wishing to carry out public engagement activities in their research. This includes: