National Programme Manager, PPI Ignite Network
Edel Murphy is the national Programme Manager for the PPI Ignite Network. Edel has worked in the area of public and patient involvement (PPI) in research for a number of years, working with researchers across all disciplines and with the public to build PPI capacity among both constituencies, delivering education and training and providing support to help researchers understand how to plan for and embed the public and patient voice across their research. In her current role, Edel is driving the development and growth of an energetic, collaborative and innovative Network, bringing together a diverse range of stakeholders nationally and internationally to build a shared voice for PPI in research in Ireland. She will facilitate knowledge exchange and sharing of skills and expertise across all involved in the Network, as well as conducting wide ranging engagements and two-way dialog with numerous and diverse partner organisations. Additionally, she will lead on the curation of the Network’s online hub, including the PPI Opportunities portal, on the Network’s communications and on establishing the Network’s Public Advisory Panel.