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Are you interested in working as a survivor co-researcher?

We want to make you aware of an opportunity to work as a co-researcher. A research team at University of Birmingham are inviting applications from individuals who identify as survivors of sexual violence to work on a national research study examining the role of the voluntary sector in supporting survivors.

This is a paid position, 2-3 days a month, with training provided, til August 2022.

The study is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and led by a team at the University of Birmingham, working in partnership with survivors, voluntary sector services, health services and commissioners.

The role will include:
 Offering knowledge and experience of the issues being researched
 Co-facilitating interviews with survivors of sexual violence
 Helping to recruit survivors to the study
 Assisting in the development of research materials and tools
 Assisting with data analysis
 Attending some research meetings (these may be virtual)
 Helping to develop publicity around the research
 Helping to support/attend activities to promote the study findings

This is a great opportunity to influence policy and service provision and to develop your research skills and experience.
If you would like to know more about the research project, please contact the study’s lead: Professor Caroline Bradbury-Jones

The PROSPER study:

Posted 16 December 2020

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