Public Involvement in Research

Triggers & Barriers to User Involvement in Research, 2002-2003

Principal Investigators: Dr Paula Hodgson, Dr Krysia Canvin, Dr Ruth Hunter, University of Liverpool

I was instrumental in the conceptualisation of this study; PH, RH, KC collected & analysed data.


  • Hodgson, P. & Canvin, K. (2005) Translating Health Policy Into Research Practice, in Lesley Lowes & Ian Hulatt (eds), Service Users’ Involvement in Health and Social Care Research. Abingdon, Routledge.

Peer Reviewed Conference Contributions

  • Hodgson, P. & Canvin, K. What does health research mean to consumers? British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group Conference, Edinburgh, September 2006.
  • Canvin, K. & Hodgson, P. Researching with consumers: Overcoming obstacles and recognising limitations. Consumers in NHS Research: Making a Difference, Harrogate 2002.
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