The right to food is enshrined in the 2010 Kenyan Constitution, stating that ‘every person has a right to be free from hunger, and to have adequate food of ...
Sci Comm Socials are a regular social gathering of people who work in, or are interested in, science communication, outreach or public engagement in STEM. Sessons are free to attend. The next one is 3 December 2020 7.30pm GMT. Find out more HERE
Join The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and the Public Health Film Society (PHFS) on 4 December 2020 at 12:00 GMT for the UK premiere of this year’s award winning films from the International Public Health Film Competition. Find out more HERE
The NIHR Global Health Research Portfolio is currently seeking to appoint community engagement and involvement specialists to its Funding Committees. Closing date for applications is 14 December 2020. For and more and apply HERE
This professional short online course from The Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol, UK, is for those who are new to science communication and want to develop their skills and knowledge. 10 week course starting on 18 January 2021. Apply and find out more HERE
South Africa’s National Science Festival is now online and recognising the importance of plants as foundation for all life on Earth. “Take root…nurture!” will celebrate the International Year of Plant Health as proclaimed by the UN. Running until 31 March 2021. Find out more HERE
These downloadable and modifiable slides were created by Alun Davies, Social Scientist at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) in Kenya. They give a simplified scientific explanation of vaccine development, including the sequence and timeline for clinical studies, ethical review and randomisation. Access the resources HERE
This series of pre-recorded panel discussions form part of EBODAC's virtual event exploring acceptance and uptake of new Ebola vaccines. They include sessions on 'Trust & Community Engagement' as well as 'Rumour Management'. Watch them HERE
Published this autumn, this collection charts the emergence of modern science communication across the world. The first volume mapping investment around the globe in science centres, university courses and research, publications and conferences as well as tell the national stories of science communication. Download it for free from ANU Press HERE
In this blog post, Parenting Science Gang gives their top seven tips for making the most of Facebook, based on their experience establishing and running a two-year citizen science ...
INTRAC has recently launched M&E Universe – a free online platform designed to guide practitioners with different levels of experience and expertise through all aspects of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E). ...
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The Practice and Ethics of Participatory Visual Methods for Community Engagement in Public Health and Health Science
This FREE 8-module course has been developed for use by engagement practitioners who are relatively new to the field of participatory visual methods and want to learn more about what they are and how to work with them CLICK HERE TO BEGIN
The Global Health Training Centre offers a free and open access e-Learning resource which has been adapted from the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center at Harvard University (Harvard MRCT) Ethics Tool Kit.
The resource, which can be found here, includes a module on community engagement which may be of interest to MESH users. The module can be viewed here: https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/education/essential-elements-ethics/essential-element-7-community-engagement/1869/
The Global Health Training Centre offers free research ethics online training adapted from an e-Learning course and resource package designed and produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) for use by internal staff.
The resource, which can be found here, includes a course on engaging with communities which can be found here: https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/education/research-ethics/engaging-with-communities/1492/
This specialist short course explores some of the core ethical issues that arise in the conduct of research in global health emergencies – from outbreaks of infectious diseases to natural and human-made disasters. It is entirely based on the peer-reviewed Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ report Research in global health emergencies: Ethical issues (published January 2020). Found out more HERE