Welsh Government

Current opportunities

Looking for a new opportunity to work with researchers in Wales? The latest opportunities for Involving People Network members are posted below. If you need more information on any of the opportunities, please phone the team on 02920 230457 or email research-involvement@wales.nhs.uk.

If you would like to apply for any of the below opportunities, please complete our expression of interest form. Please note that current opportunities are only available to network members. For more information on joining the Involving People Network, please visit our Involving People Network information page.  


Become part of a lay advisory group looking at accurately detecting the infection that causes blood poisoning

Deadline: Midday 26 January 2018
Up to five individuals to become part of a lay advisory group. Successful individuals will be required to attend a meeting every two months and comment and feedback on lay summaries, writing proposals, content of leaflets and the website. They would also be asked to suggest activities and events for engagement with interested groups.

Involvement in the Cardiff University Integrated Cancer Research programme (CUICR) as a research partner

Deadline: Midday 29 January 2018
Four individuals who are passionate about cancer research in Wales to attend meetings and offer consultation on the Cardiff University Cancer Research Strategy. Cardiff University are developing a detailed implementation plan over the next few months and would like a research partner to be allocated to each of the four areas as the strategy develops. The research partner will be required to attend up to three meetings over the next three months with possible opportunities for further work in the future.

Become involved in evaluating an assessment tool used by health visitors

Deadline: Midday 25 January 2018
One individual to join representatives on the bid development group. Individuals will assist the study team in how to engage with families during the study process. Meetings will take place monthly whilst developing the grant submission. Preparation for meetings and commenting on draft proposals will be carried out via email.