Audience 15-18

These interactive resources will help young people improve research.
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Clinical Trials card sorting exercise

This exercise develops knowledge of different types of research and related terminology. The task requires young people to match a phrase with its definition.

Do you want to see a 3D model of your heart?

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London is researching 3-dimensional models of congenital heart diseases.

Sheena explains why she joined the YPAG

In this short video, Nottingham YPAG member Sheena talks about why she wants to get involved in research.

Generation R: Young people improving research

How children, young people and families have improved the design, development and delivery of paediatric research.

The practicalities of patient and public involvement in clinical research

This film from an adult perspective looks at the practicalities of being involved in clinical research: the time needed, and what payment and expenses you can expect to receive.

How do patients make a difference to our research?

This short film was madefor adults by the Medical Research Council. It explores three examples of how input from patients and the public can enhance research.

The importance of medical research

In this video from the inaugural Generation R meeting in 2013, YPAG members lead a discussion of why medical research is important.

Consultation on an RCT on Vitamin D and Insulin

This is a summary of a consultation by NIHR Clinical Research Network: Children.

Young people’s views on developing a paediatric hand and upper limb outcome measure

This is a summary of a survey of young people to find out about ways of measuring hand and arm movements.

Pictionary research activity

We play Pictionary using research concepts intead of the usual game cards, allocated to different levels of difficulty.