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This session was super busy as we had 5 researchers (more than usual) and although it was slightly rushed, I think I learnt lots of new information about research and eye conditions. The first study we heard about was Michael Crossland’s study, which was very interesting. He is trying to figure out if the amount […]
Today was my first meetup with the Young People’s Advisory Group for eye research, it was the best time. I got to relate to kids my age, the group made me feel welcome, this allowed me to feel confident when I was speaking. The topics we discussed will have an impact on the future and […]
Here’s what Orla had to say: The iCAN summit this year was super fun and I think they have lived up to the fact that they try to improve the summit every year and I’m excited to see how it gets better in the years to come. At the summit, one thing I really enjoyed […]
The meeting on the 20th of May was very enjoyable and productive. We started off with catching up with each other and then we had a brief of what the meeting itinerary is. We officially began by answering questions such as what have u been up to since we last met; many answers to that […]
In today’s session we had some new members join us, they were welcomed, and we had some of the original members of the group tell them what we do at YPAG. We started off with Vijay asking us questions and familiarising ourselves with what research is and how it can be beneficial to people. We […]
Why did you want to take part in a mini career project? I wanted to take part in a mini career project because I knew what I wanted to be doing, but I just didn’t have the knowledge on how to get there or what the first steps to take were. What career/professional did you […]
Why did you want to take part in a mini career project? To gain an insight into my dream job and to find out first-hand what it entails. What career/professional did you want to speak to? A paramedic. What key things did you want to ask a paramedic & why? What do you do […]
On Saturday 24th September 2022, the eye YPAG met in person for the first time since the end of 2019. I love meeting in person so much more than on Zoom – although we do have to get up a lot earlier to travel to London! It’s worth it though! It was great to catch […]
My name is Hannah and I’ve been a Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) YPAG member for a year and a half now. My involvement so far has all been virtual until this summer when myself and another GOSH YPAG member had the opportunity to go on three days of work experience in a research laboratory […]
Hi my name is Walter and I was one of 6 YPAG members who took part in three evening training workshops on Qualitative Interview training in April and May 2022. Below is a Q&A where I tell you about our experiences. You can also listen to myself, Sarun, Niamh and Orla telling other YPAG members […]