Blog

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Welcome to the NeurOX YPAG blog.

Stepping out my comfort zone…

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Sophie describes how she found the confidence and courage to get involved in her first podcast with a fellow YPAG member and write a blog for the Co-production Collective.

Welcome to our ‘new digital home’!

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From a simple word document to a fully functioning website and Instagram profile…. Our new identity and ‘digital home’ was a team effort.

Building and sustaining capacity of our Young People’s Advisory Group

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The second year of the covid pandemic proved to be another challenging year for everyone on many levels. On the bright side, we’ve powered through and ‘done’ a lot.

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NeurOX YPAG help University of Nottingham to interpret analyses from health databases

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Our research uses large health databases where any identifying information has been removed before we access it.

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Involving young people in planning a study to evaluate a new treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

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Our research group have developed a new digital self-help programme for people with recurrent binge eating. We are trying to work out how best to research whether this new treatment works.

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Virtual Work Experience – capturing ‘digital voices’ in research

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At the end of the summer we welcomed four enthusiastic young people from Year 12 and 13 to participate in a packed week of ‘virtual’ research work experience (and some on-line socialising) at the end of their long, ‘unusual’ summer.

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NeurOX YPAG Virtual Work Experience Week 26–30 July 2021

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We ran our second annual virtual work experience week collaborating with 10 young people, aged 16-19 years, from our NeurOX Young People Advisory Group (YPAG).

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Involving young people in research about the use of antidepressants – a researcher’s experience

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Over the Summer, I was involved in writing a review on the knowns and unknowns of antidepressants in young people aged 14-24.

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Meaningful and inclusive digital involvement: running digital meetings with young people

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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic our YPAG members have been involved in at least 14 digital YPAG meetings so far between March and August this year (2020).

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Diversity in YPAGS and digital approaches to widen participation in research

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This presentation covers widening research participation and diversity in YPAGs (the link will open a PDF).

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