Take part in research

CLIC Sargent undertakes research projects to help us find out what issues concern children and young people with cancer and their families, and how they feel about the services available to them. Take part in our research to influence and inform decision-makers and policy makers, as well as to improve our own services.

Take part in research

Taking part in CLIC Sargent research gives you the opportunity to share your views and experiences, which can help us to improve the care and support services available for children and young people with cancer and their families.

CLIC Sargent research opportunities

Your experience of claiming PIP

Research lead: CLIC Sargent  
Deadline for taking part: 18 December 2017
Those eligible to take part: Young people who were diagnosed with or treated for cancer between the ages of 16 and 25 and who have started a claim for Personal Independence Payment (PIP). 
Research type: We want to hear about your experiences of claiming PIP so that we can tell governement about any specific issues or problems young cancer patients are facing and fight for the changes that are needed. If you have started a claim for PIP, tell us about your experiences by completing our online survey

Experience of CLIC Sargent

Research lead: CLIC Sargent  
Deadline for taking part: Ongoing
Those eligible to take part: Young people (aged 13-24 during cancer treatment) and parents/carers of a child dignosed with cancer who have experienced CLIC sargent services. Please note this survey has not been designed for bereaved parents/carers and we are currently in the process of creating a survey which is more suitable. 
Research type: Tell us about your experiences of CLIC Sargent services by completing our online survey. 

Other research opportunities

Research opportunities from other organisations are listed below. To the best of our knowledge the projects meet CLIC Sargent values and ethical standards, however the organisation listed as 'Research Lead' is responsible for the running of the project, conduct of the researchers and use of the

DBC Big Benefits Survey 2017

Research lead: Disability Benefits Consortium
Deadline for taking part: Ongoing throughout 2017
Those eligible to take part: Anyone who has applied for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Attendance Allowance (AA) or Universal Credit (UC).
Research type: DBC want to know about people’s experiences of applying for and getting the above benefits, to help them campaign to make sure the system is fair. Complete the online survey to share your experiences.

Test a website for young people with cancer and distress

Research lead: UCL and CLIC Sargent
Deadline for taking part: Ongoing
Those eligible to take part: Young people aged 13-24 years old who have/have had cancer. You do not need to have distress/low mood to take part.
Research type: We are looking for young people who meet the above criteria to take part in a service improvement project where they are asked to test out a website designed to reduce low mood or distress in young people with cancer. We want to know what you think about the website. You will also be asked to complete short questionnaires about your mood before and after using the website. Your feedback will help us improve the website for others. If you are interested in taking part, please contact: gosh-candi@ucl.ac.uk.

Working with others

We also work on research projects to help improve services with our partners from other organisations, such as universities and other charities. If you are a researcher and are interested in working with CLIC Sargent on a research project please contact us at: campaigns@clicsargent.org.uk.

If you would like to know more about the type of research CLIC Sargent undertakes and how we use this to influence policy take a look at our previous policy reports.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our research, please email: campaigns@clicsargent.org.uk