Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Shaping our Research

How people with asthma impact our research

Involving people affected by asthma in our research is an important part of our work. ‘Involving’ people means working together to carry out research. This collaboration improves our research and ensures it is relevant to people in their day-to-day lives.  

Being a patient or lay volunteer is different from being a study participant. You can get involved in every stage of the research, and share your insights about what it is like to live with asthma or look after someone with asthma. This information often helps our researchers understand better how to improve their research for patients, including what questions they should be asking, what barriers people experience, and how they feel about certain areas of research.

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