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CMST 691

Learn about community-engaged research with students, faculty and community members May 23 to July 18, 2016.

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Research Dissemination

Developed by the Faculty Learning Community, learn about using web-based platforms to disseminate research findings.

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Resources for Conducting CEnR

Scholars Compass provides wide and stable access to VCU’s CEnR resources and scholarship.


CEnR News

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    Learning Community Develops Guide on Disseminating Research
    Jul 6, 2016

    Grounded in a community-engaged approach to research, the Faculty Learning Community explored various platforms useful in disseminating research findings using web-based platforms.

    Authentically Engaging the Community in Research
    Apr 18, 2016

    “The question is not how to engage the community in our research but how to get researchers engaged in the community’s work to improve population health.” - Steven H. Woolf, M.D., director of the VCU Center on Society and Health

Community-Engaged Research Shorts

Participatory Action Research

Participatory Action Research (PAR) is an approach to CEnR that seeks to understand and improve the world by changing it. Learn more from action researchers Elaine Williams and Alex Wagaman as they discuss their PAR project on youth homelessness in Richmond.

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Scholarship Dissemination

Successful community-engaged research goes beyond strengthening partnerships and conducting research. It involves disseminating the findings within the discipline and in the community.

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