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How can I take part in research?

Many people think that being involved in research means taking part in a study as a participant. Obviously this is a very important role, but there are many other things that you can do depending on what you’re interested in and what skills you have. You don’t need particular qualifications for many of the roles mentioned here but training may be available if it’s needed for your role. You may be offered interview skills training, for example.

These are just some examples of things you can do at the different stages of research:

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