Patient Involvement in Research Day 2023

This year's Patient Involvement in Research Day took place on Saturday 11th November 2023 on Zoom. 

Over 100 people joined us throughout the morning to listen to talks from researchers and to take part in live polls to help shape their current and future research.

It's so important that people living with IBD are involved in research at every step, as it ensures the outcomes of the research meet our community's needs, and participants have helped to shape several exciting projects.

If you couldn't join us on the day, or simply want to watch some of the talks again, you can watch the recording below. 

Time guide

0:00 - 03:45

Welcome - Ruth Wakeman, Director of Services, Advocacy & Evidence and Jackie Craissati, Chair of Crohn's & Colitis UK

03:46 - 29:18

Keynote talk - Professor Charlie Lees 

29:19 - 55:58

A combined patient-researcher approach towards improving wellbeing in IBD - Dr Rebecca Hall & Molly Halligan

55:59 - 1:12:19

Patient Understanding of IBD and the ADVANTAGE project - Professor Amanda C de C Williams

1:12:20 - 1:25:22

Exploring the roles of Self-Compassion, Illness Perceptions and Coping Strategies in IBD - James Guerin

1:40:00 - 1:59:07

AWARE-IBD - Elena Sheldon & Samantha McCormick

1:59:11 - 2:15:38

ASSIST-IBD (A Self-led Self-management Intervention Supporting Teens with IBD) - Cassie Screti

2:15:39 - 2:26:55

IBD-BOOST programme grant results update - Professor Christine Norton

2:26:56 - 2:33:32

MaSH-IBD Study (Male sexual health in IBD) results update - Sara Ma

2:33:33 - 2:51:52

Understanding mechanisms of chronic pain in patients with IBD - Dr Ebad Ul Haq & Dr Ruqaya Idrees

2:51:53 - 3:02:40

Picturing IBD Fatigue - Suzy MacDonagh

3:02:41 - 3:03:53

Closing remarks - Ruth Wakeman, Director of Services, Advocacy & Evidence

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The best quality research happens when people with Crohn's and Colitis are involved, and you can make a difference at every stage of research.


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