COVID-19 Update: June 25

CCTS will continue virtual support as research restarts on campus. We are also supporting OPRS as human subject studies resume. Know what this means for your protocol.

Community Organizations’ Research Toolkit

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As someone in a community organization, choosing to get involved in a health research partnership is not an easy decision. It can be time-consuming and difficult to seeĀ results. Nevertheless, research can have tremendous benefits for your community and society in the long-term.

This toolkit is designed to give you fundamental information about research to help decide whether becoming a research partner is right for you, and if so, give your organization helpful tools to ensure success.

This toolkit:

  • Demonstrates the importance of research
  • Explains why community participation is important
  • Provides information on how academic research works, and
  • Gives resources to help organizations decide whether & how to participate