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Get involved in research

Research can't happen without your support. Find out how you can get involved in research and help us find a cure for Parkinson's.

Get connected

Our Research Support Network connects you to all the latest research news and opportunities. Everyone is welcome, from researchers to people with Parkinson's - all you need is an email address to get started.

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Volunteer with us

Our 250+ research volunteers power the Research Support network. We have lots of roles on offer, from championing research to supporting our work and helping us to develop research at Parkinson's UK.

Some roles are home-based, while others will give you the chance to go to meetings and work with other people affected by Parkinson's. Find a volunteer role that suits you.

Watch our events online

This year we will be livestreaming more events to help bring research closer to you. Livestreaming is the live broadcast of an event on the internet.

Our events are completely free and anyone with a computer and internet connection can tune in. You can ask questions and participate in discussions from the comfort of your own home, and even watch a recording later in your own time.

Visit our YouTube channel to catch up on our previous events and set a reminder for the next one.

Get connected with local research

Read stories from our network members

Ever wondered what inspires people about research, why they take part in clinical trials, or how those affected by Parkinson's are shaping the work we do?

Visit our blog to read real life stories from our Research Support Network members and discover more ways you could get involved in research.

Why people join the Research Support Network