Summary Art is a powerful medium for communication and engagement with science. To create a collaborative project that melds art with research creative practitioners and scientists must be brought together ...
And we are Launched!
On the 21st September we held our first launch of Mesh at the Ethics and Politics of Community Engagement Conference in Oxford, UK.
After months of development Mesh is ready for the wider world and we look forward to sharing and developing it with you.
A video of the launch is coming soon.
Participatory Seminar on Global Health Diplomacy and Engaging in Multi-Stakeholder Diplomacy for Health
9-11 November 2016, Geneva, Switzerland
Deadline: 26 September 2016
Whilst not community engagement specific this will no doubt be of interest to many Mesh members. For more information visit the upcoming events page.
New postgraduate pathway for building expertise and research capacity in public science engagement - South Africa
Deadline: 30 September 2016 (for 2017 start)
Open to: South African citizens
From 2017, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, offers a new specialisation option within the long-standing M.Phil (Science, Technology and Society) programme at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST), where the country’s first research chair in science communication is hosted.
Drawing on global research and current trends in public engagement theory and practice, the course will focus on the specific challenges of the African context. The modular structure of this programme makes it possible to combine work and study.
For more information, visit the Mesh upcoming training and events page.
You can still browse dozens of new resources on how to evaluate community engagement using our handy evaluation map to find what you need which we will continue to add to as you send us your additions and comments.
We also added a host of new resources and Mesh introductions to approaches and methods in evaluation including Outcome Mapping, Theories of Change and Stories of Impact alongside other sets of guides, tools and case studies like evaluating arts based engagement and guides to starting out your evaluation.
Keep sending us your resources and ideas for the evaluation map so that we can build the Mesh evaluation landscape together.
SciDev.Net has published a new online media training course for scientists, with discounts available for scientists from the global south.
Image credit: Steve Bustin
Abstract There is wide acknowledgement of the need for community engagement in biomedical research, particularly in international settings. Recent debates have described theoretical approaches to identifying situations where this is ...
In 2013, Art in Global Health set up artist residencies in six Wellcome Trust-funded research centres as a way of teasing out some of the more personal, philosophical, cultural and ...
Please use this space to share your thoughts regarding publication possibilities, outputs and next steps. These could include strategic thoughts (e.g. special issue vs monographs), ...
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 engageing with communities which can be found here: https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/education/research-ethics/engaging-with-communities/1492/