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Refreshing Perspectives: Exploring the application of peer research with populations facing severe and multiple disadvantage

Uploaded: 31st May 2016 | Topic: Supporting people who get involved in research

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

This paper, published by Revolving Doors, focuses on how peer research has been carried out with groups including prisoners, homeless populations, people on probation and drug and alcohol users.
Peer research is the active involvement of people with lived experience in designing or delivering research. As the review shows, there are a variety of ways in which peers can take part in the research process.

A human rights and equality based approach to involvement

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

This is a summary of a talk given by Peter Beresford to the Shared Learning Group on 15th April 2015. Peter is professor of social policy at Brunel University London and Co-chair of Shaping Our Lives, the national disabled people's and service users' organisation. This summary draws extensively on reports published by Shaping Our Lives called Beyond the Usual Suspects.