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University of British Columbia Shares Valuable Resources on Community-Based Research

The UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research, in partnership with the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) at the University of British Columbia is pleased to share new resources on training in Community-Based Research.  These products are some of the outcomes of the SSHRC funded ‘Building the Next Generation of Community-based Researchers (“The NextGen project”) between 2014-2016.

These resources were compiled by Jessica Jin and Kelly Sharp, graduate students from the University of British Columbia under the guidance of Drs. Leila Harris (UBC) and Crystal Tremblay (University of Victoria).

Video Collection of Training in Community Based Research

This unique resource guide (PDF) provides a summary of videos related to teaching and training materials for Community Based Research from around the world. The guide also includes links to the original videos. A selection of 68 videos were selected as video training materials, falling into six pedagogical themes: Ethics & Values, Multiple Modes of Inquiry, Researcher as a Facilitator, Power & Partnerships, Balancing Classroom & Field, and a more General category.

Annotated Bibliography: Training in Community Based Research – Water Governance

This annotated bibliography (PDF) includes literature from different countries and regions on the subject of CBR and water governance, with a particular focus on research training. The selected literature is categorized within five closely linked typologies, including: 1. Training in Community Based Research in Water Governance; 2. Citizen Science and Water Governance; 3. Participatory Water Governance; 4. Training in Formal Education Programs using Participatory and Community Based Research; and 5. Training in Participatory Research Models for Civil Society and Practitioners.