Get Involved in Research – Open Learning Course

Get involved

An Introduction to Research: What it is, how to do it and why it’s important.

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Project overview

This course is for anyone who has experience of using health and social care services who would like to get involved in research. No previous knowledge of research or qualifications are necessary. The course is being provided through Open Learning at Queen’s University Belfast and is being delivered by a partnership between Praxis Care, the Mental Health Foundation, the Health and Social Care Board, Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast. A certificate of attendance will be awarded upon course completion and, if the optional assignment is completed, 10 Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) points at Level 1.

Commitment required

Attend event e.g. interview, information event, focus group


May 24 - 28, 2021. 10am - noon and 2 - 4pm. Course fees covered by Queen's University Belfast and Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning There are 25 places that will be allocated to the first 25 completed applications received. Direct any queries to Gavin Davidson at .



Register your interest

Please fill out the enrollment form that is linked above. Please return the form and direct any queries to Gavin Davidson at