Research Design and Methodologies
We have expertise in qualitative and quantitative methodologies. With a team of research academics and Community Engagement Officers, we can offer input at all stages of the research process.
Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement
The principle underpinning public involvement is to promote research which is conducted with or by members of the public rather than to or about or for them (Involve 2012). With established links to contacts in the community and community organisations, The Centre could collaborate to support your PPIE work within your research project, whether this be through focus groups, meetings with community members or supporting awareness raising events.
Our Community Engagement Officers engage with diverse communities and inspire community-led research. We design and deliver resources and alternative methodologies that are informed and led by communities who are ‘not reached’ by some clinicians and researchers. These methods and our involvement allow us to promote culturally sensitive resources and raise awareness of community engagement and collaboration across research and healthcare delivery.
The Centre for Ethnic Health Research can assist with identifying the best practices for engagement and recruitment with specific ethnic minority groups, linking with community organisations, and support the research to identify cohorts of potential participants against inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Translation and Cultural Adaptation
It is important to ensure that efforts are made to remove or reduce language barriers as well as providing culturally appropriate tools. The Centre could advise and guide research teams on developing culturally sensitive outputs and support with translation, if deemed appropriate.
If you’re a researcher and you would like support with Research Design and Methodologies, please complete and submit the Research Support Request form below:
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