About Generation R:
Generation R is a National Young Persons’ Advisory Group made up of local groups across the UK. They support the design and delivery of paediatric research in the UK. Their role is help researchers with their projects, raise research awareness amongst young people and carry out research projects.
Youth research projects:
Generation R Young Advisory Group (YPAG)
The YPAG (made up of young people aged 10 - 21) has regional groups across the country all funded by the National Institute for Health Research.
In 2013 the UK was the first country to hold a meeting organised and hosted by young people about involving young people in health research. The event attracted over 150 stakeholders involved in paediatric research, including young people, parents, researchers, regulators, pharmaceutical companies, health professionals and funders to showcase how young people have contributed to the design and delivery of research, to highlight the importance of correcting some of the public misconceptions about research with children and to discuss how to promote young people’s involvement in the future.