Opportunity details

Design research on cardiac arrest in children

Design research on ultrasound use during cardiac arrest in children in discussion groups.

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Full description:

We are looking for children and young people who have experienced cardiac arrest (and their families) to join our public engagement group for designing research for a PhD application.

You are invited to 2 online meetings (1 hour each) over August – October 2021 and will receive compensation for each of the meetings you attend.

In the meetings you will have the opportunity to give feedback on:
– The project designs
– Research questions and important outcomes
– The plain English summary

Date from

19th July 2021

Date to

31st October 2021


University of Birmingham

Dr Mirjam Kool, main researcher for this project. She is a doctor, training to be a paediatrician and a research fellow at the University of Birmingham.
Esther Kwong is a member of the Young Patients Advisory Group working with us to set up a public engagement group for this project.
Dr Julie Menzies (Nurse Researcher) will supervise this project together with Dr Barney Scholefield (Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care) in affiliation with Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital.


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Children and young people


UK wide

Involvement type:

Designing and managing

What support is offered?

We will signpost to online training opportunities for public involvement for people who are interested in learning more about research, although this will not be mandatory. We will signpost to other websites for further information on cardiac arrests, as well as peer support group for cardiac arrest survivors and families.


You will receive compensation for each of the meetings you attend, as well as for review of documents before the meetings. This will be offered in love2shop vouchers of £25 for each meeting (1 hour) and £25 compensation for preparatory work before the second meeting (approx. 1 hour), in line with NIHR Involve regulations.


Expenses will be included in payment fee. Any materials participants may require we will supply through e-mail or post. Meetings will be held on zoom, with the option to dial in for free as needed.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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