Month: October 2019

DCU PPI Ignite 2019/2020 Public Patient in Research Seminar Series

Details for the DCU PPI Ignite 2019/2020 PPI in research seminar series are now available. Following the success of the 2018/2019 seminar series another series of four seminars will be run this year.

Seminar 1: The who, what, why and how of PPI

Speakers: Gary Hickey (INVOLVE) and Mark Bracken (Peer Researcher Dublin Simon Community)

Date: Nov 14th, 10:00-13:30


Seminar 2: Writing a lay abstract

Speakers: Sean Driver (The National Adult Literacy Agency) and Lucy Whiston (DCU PPI Ignite)

Date: Dec 12th, 13:00-14:00

Format: This will include attendees working in small groups to make an existing abstract easier to read. Members of research teams (research, patient, public, clinician) can submit an abstract to work on during this session to by Dec 5th.


Seminar 3: Budgeting for PPI

Speaker: Lucy Whiston (DCU PPI Ignite)

Date: January 16th, 13:00-14:00


Seminar 4: The role and perspective of patient charities in PPI

Speaker: Avril Kennan (Health Research Charities Ireland)

Date: February 6th, 13:00-14:00


A number of patient and public bursaries will be available for each seminar. Further detail is provided on the registration page for each seminar.

Trialogue is back

The North Dublin Trialogue Group meets again on Monday Oct 21st. 

In this space people with experience of mental health distress, their supporters and committed professionals come together, sit in a circle and talk and most importantly listen together.

The best platform to genuinely tackle mental health stigma is through the development of shared understanding and respect for different perspectives.

For more information please call 01 7008887

Dublin North Trialogue Poster Oct Nov Dec 2019 (1)


Gateway Mental Health Project

Gateway are having a celebration of world mental health day and the theme is hope.

Invitation for WMHD with running order

Resilience Documentary this Friday from 2.30 to 4.30

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team in partnership with Youngballymun and Tusla invite you to the screening of the Resilience Documentary followed by a panel discussion. See invitation below.

Date: Friday, 11th October 2019
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue: SA101, Stokes Building, DCU Glasnevin Campus

You can register for this event by completing the registration form here.