Resources and materials

About this page

This page is to help promote the Be Part of Research website. We want to make it possible for anyone and everyone who wants to be involved in research to get the chance to.  

Ordering materials

Due to COVID-19, we regret that we are currently unable to accept or fulfil any orders at the moment for printed materials. We will make materials available to order again as soon as it is safe to do so.

To make a suggestion for new resources or materials please email bepartofresearch@nihr.ac.uk.

Leaflets and posters

Taking part in research

Your safety is our top priority. This leaflet explains how NHS staff will help protect you from COVID-19 and other potential risks during your research appointment.


General leaflet 

Ideal for waiting rooms and events, this leaflet explains what Be Part of Research is all about and how patients and the public can get involved.


Young persons leaflet

A leaflet designed and tailored specifically for young adults and children around the benefits of taking part in research. Ideal for college and school events or waiting rooms. 


Easy read leaflet

The easy read version of our general leaflet is produced in an accessible format and is designed for people with a learning disability.


Leaflet for researchers

This leaflet for researchers explains how to add a study by registering with ISRCTN or clinicaltrials.gov along with some top tips.


A4 Posters

A series of 5 posters promoting getting involved in research. An A3 version is also available by emailing bepartofresearch@nihr.ac.uk


Business card

This handy size card is ideal to give out at events or leave in waiting areas. It gives the key points and the main contacts.  The image link will take you to the NIHR online resources page so you can order them.

Slides for waiting room screens

Videos and animations

Be Part of Research animation (81 seconds)

This animation explains why it's important that we all consider taking part in research. To share or download the animation, click on the video and use the functionality in YouTube.

Different ways to take part animation (59 seconds)

There are many different ways to take part in research. It could involve a questionnaire, focus group, lifestyle activity or doing something physical. Our short animation delivers this important message.

To share or download, click on the video and use the functionality in YouTube.

Who can take part in research? (86 seconds)

Health research needs people of all ages and backgrounds, from all over the country, to take part and help shape research. That way the results can benefit as many people as possible. To share or download animations, follow the link and use the "Share" button in YouTube.