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Democracy in Action

On Friday the 24th of October we had the student forum, during the forum we link up three sites North Dublin, Dundalk and Navan by video link. This time we did something different at the start of the meeting we had 30 minutes to vote on what courses newly and existent would run during Spring and Summer 2020. This was the Dublin choices and decision   

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.

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

Dublin North, North East Recovery College Pamphlet

Students that come on placement are amazing Alan from Community and Youth Work in Maynooth University worked with the student forum to produce this pamphlet. We find that word of mouth and something people have afterwards get a lot of people to take a course so if you would like some for your community, friend and family, get in touch as we can send you a few. Recovery College Pamphlet 2019