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Patient and public involvement

The public share their health research priorities

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Cancer, dementia and mental health are amongst the most common priorities for the people of the region, the Multiverse Lab has found.

The Multiverse Lab tour has come to an…

Multiverse on tour!

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We are delighted to announce that Multiverse Lab will be going on a live tour this month.

Between 17 and 25 July, a live installation of the Multiverse Lab will…

Understanding patient preferences in neuromuscular disease

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Neuromuscular Disease theme lead contributes to a vital paper that revealed results from a large patient preference study.

Grainne Gorman, Professor of Neurology at Newcastle University and Director of the…

The Secret Life of a Hospital

International Clinical Trials Day is held in May. The day celebrates the anniversary of the first clinical trial by James Lind in 1747 into the causes of scurvy on…

Public blog: My journey into the Multiverse Lab….

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In this blog, Public Contributor Gary Gibson shares his experience of supporting the development of the exciting Multiverse Lab project.

It’s almost a year…

Understanding the links between ageing and immune responses: a trainee’s story

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Wezi Sendama is one of our clinical trainees, whose work focusses on the effect of ageing on…

New device trial to examine benefits for people with Parkinson’s

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Newcastle researchers linked the Newcastle BRC Dementia theme are embarking on an exciting study that will examine the use of a handheld device in improving mobility for people with…

Multiverse Lab Guided Tours: book on now!

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The team behind our Multiverse Lab will be hosting Guided Tours on the following dates. Sign up and join in to have your say on important areas of health…

Changing healthcare through patient-led research: a trainee’s story

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A recent study conducted by Newcastle BRC’s Liver Disease theme PhD student, Jadine Scragg, and supervised by NIHR Clinical…

Trainee Showcase goes digital

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Newcastle BRC trainees showcased their research to peers and the public at an online Trainee Showcase event last month.

The NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees, who come from a range…

Series of films on fatigue, available to the public

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Experts across healthcare and academia in Newcastle have produced a number of short patient education films aimed at supporting people with symptoms of fatigue as they recover from COVID-19.


Multiverse Lab: new online experience for patient involvement in the North East

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Residents living north of the Tyne are being asked to take part in a new interactive, online experience called Multiverse Lab that will shape the future of health research…