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Centre for Social Justice and Community Action

Events, seminars and training

Participatory Research Hub Training

‘Developing a Participatory Research Project’

Friday 23rd October 2015, 2:30pm - 5pm

Calman Learning Centre, CLC406 Derman Christopher room, Mountjoy, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE

Would you like to develop a participatory research project with partners from the university and/or other community groups, but are wondering where to start? This free training responds to feedback from those who have joined the Hub so far that has indicated a high level of interest in participatory research, but a need for more practical training on how to make their own projects happen. This training will:

1 Help you develop a practical research question for your project.

2 Work through key steps for turning a research idea into a research project, including a plan for making it happen.

3 Enable you to consider what methods would be best, and how to overcome any practical challenges you may face (e.g. obtaining funding).

4 In the process, provide opportunities to meet others who may be interested in being partners in similar research, from other community organisations and/or from the University.

5 Provide opportunities for both academics and community members to learn from each other, through practising participatory approaches during the training.

To book your free place, please email, with brief details of any topic/s on which you might be interested in developing into a participatory research project.

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