Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO
CCBIO Research School / Neuro-SysMed Research School

CCBIONeur910: Patient and Public Involvement in Medical and Health Research, 2022

The course aims to inspire increased user participation in research trials and will present methods on how to involve user representatives. This is highly relevant to all biomedical research fields, and Patient and Public Involvement is documented to positively impact the relevance and efficacy in medical research. 

Doctor discussing with a patient.

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The main objective of the course is to develop the participants’ capacity to assess and convey the value of patient and public involvement in general, as well as promoting productive user involvement in their own research projects.

Nina Jebsen (CCBIO), Kjell-Morten Myhr (Neuro-SysMed) and Tone Skår (Neuro-SysMed and VIS) are academic responsible for new course Patient and Public Involvement in Medical and Health Research. The course is a collaboration between CCBIO and Neuro-SysMed, initiated by Neuro-SysMed, as they have a strong focus on patient participation in their activities.

Administrative coordinators are Rasmus Humlevik from CCBIO and Hilde Norborg from Neuro-SysMed.

The course spans over 3 days (Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2022), and will combine plenary discussions and group sessions involving user representatives and patient organizations, with presentations from national and international lecturers.

The primary language will be Norwegian, in order to facilitate communication with the patient representatives.

When: November 30 - December 2, 2022

Where: Eitri and Haukeland University Hospital main building auditorium B301, BB Building auditorium 4, all on-site event

Program: Available on this link. See also news article from last year's event.

Registration: Registration in Studentweb for UiB students, deadline September 1. Please register in Studentweb if you are already enrolled at the UiB. If you are not enrolled at the UiB and need the study points (ECTS), you register through Søknadsweb, where you simultaneously apply for UiB guest student status (also deadline September 1). 

Available for non-ECTS participation: Yes, for representatives of patient/user organizations and for professionals who don't need the ECTS: Please use this link. Note: limited number of seats.

No fee.


Read more at the student pages.