Involvement In Research Request Scotland

We often receive requests from external partners and agencies, (such as university research teams, Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Social security Scotland), inviting people with arthritis and other long term conditions to take part in surveys, focus groups, workshops or other activities / forms of research engagement. You will be notified to hear about any opportunities to participate in research and how to be involved, and there is no pressure to participate in any of these. Some may be specific to condition, age, gender, location etc.

The areas of our work you would be involved with are:

  • Research Involvement
  • Supporting people

You would be asked to give some time, now and then on an ad hoc basis. Some activities could require a quick turnaround (few days to one week notice).


  • Speak up and voice your opinion

In this role you would be expected to uphold the following

  • Friendly and approachable

Practical Considerations - You will need:

  • Access to a phone (either landline or mobile)
  • Access to a computer / laptop / smartphone (desirable but not essential)
  • Access to the internet or Access to a phone (desirable but not essential)


  • Age restrictions
    Over 18's

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/12/2022

End Date: 01/08/2024

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