What’s on

Our members regularly host a wide range of learning and engagement events. Check back regularly for details of our workshops, lectures, showcases and seminars.

Upcoming events


Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) Workshops

This workshop series has been developed by PPI Leads in UoB/UHB and members of the public experienced in involvement in research.

Tuesday 7th May, 12:00 – 16:00
Tuesday 18th June, 10:00 – 14:00
Wednesday 16th October, 10:00 – 14:00
Tuesday 12th November, 10:00 – 14:00
Friday 13th December, 10:00 – 14:00

Centre for Professional Development, University of Birmingham Medical School

Workshop 1 is an introduction to PPI for patients, members of the public and researchers in any area of health and social care who want to learn more about the principles underpinning best practice in PPI.

Workshop 2 offers practical guidance for researchers who are developing a Patient and Public Involvement group.

Please visit the CPD website to book your place.


Multi-disciplinary Research Celebration Event: Generating evidence for best care

Wednesday 1st May 2019

The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

Midlands and East of England are excited to present the 3rd annual celebration event which showcases research by non-medical clinicians from across the region.

This event is targeted at those interested in clinical research, aspirant clinical academics, those developing clinical academic careers and for NHS managers interested supporting clinical academic roles across health and social care organisations.

This event provides an opportunity for debate, discussion and opportunity to learn and hear about generating research for best care

You can register to attend this event here.


BHP Research Showcase 2019

Save the date for our annual Research Showcase, taking place this year on Friday 17th May.

One of many stands at last year’s Research Showcase

Featuring interactive displays about local innovations and health research from across all of our partners, visitors will discover the fantastic benefits of research and the impact it has on patients.

The Showcase forms part of the National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR) ‘I Am Research’ campaign which marks International Clinical Trials Day, and aims to encourage patients and the public to ask about the opportunities for them to make a difference by taking part in clinical research.

The event will be held in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham’s Main Atrium with exhibits demonstrating innovation and development in many medical disciplines.

More information coming soon!