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Community Engagement and Inclusion of Under-represented Groups in Research: A Virtual Seminar

Chaired by Professor Kamlesh Khunti, Director for NIHR ARC East Midlands and Lead for The Managing Multimorbidity Theme and Professor Azhar Farooqi, Lead for The Ethnicity and Health Inequalities Theme, this guide accompanied a virtual webinar staged on February 2, 2021.

NIHR ARC for East Midlands is the national lead for Equality, Diversity and inclusion of under-represented groups, and together with contributions from across the NIHR ARCs staged this virtual event, which featured:

  • Presentations from the ARCs with examples of good practice of community engagement and inclusion of under-represented groups in research
  • An update from ARC EM on the pilot of Equality Impact Assessments in research
  • Outcomes of public perception of Covid-19 vaccine trials