INTRAC has launched the M&E universe, a free, online resource for development practitioners involved in monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

11th July 2019 • comment

Toolkit: Communication for Behavioural Impact (COMBI)

by UNICEF, WHO & FAO, Mesh Editorial Team
14th January 2019 • comment

Academic literature: Community engagement: Leadership tool for catastrophic health events

by Mesh Editorial Team, Monica Schoch-Spana, Crystal Franco, Jennifer B. Nuzzo, and Christiana Usenza
14th December 2018 • comment

This paper describes a case study, which planned to involve citizen science in an air pollution study. Findings are based on interviews and observations, including a six-month field diary, of ten scientists who engaged in a citizen science project not because they are convinced of its value as an approach to strong science but in order to receive funding for their scientific research. 

22nd March 2018 • comment

A collaboration across Latin America and the Caribbean has led to publication of the first guide on accessibility for science centres within the region. 

8th January 2018 • comment

The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is delighted to announce the launch of the Excell Researcher and Leadership Development Programme funded with a grant from the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

2nd January 2018 • comment

A resource from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent to support Community Engagement at the centre of humanitarian work.

24th November 2017 • comment

A toolkit of methods and guidance on collaborative decision making and community planning.

29th September 2017 • comment

Guide: Community Toolkit

by Mesh Editorial team
10th August 2017 • comment
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Guide: Coinquiry Toolkit

by Mesh Editorial team
10th August 2017 • comment
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5th July 2017 • comment

Guide: Hands-on Activity on Density

by Mesh Editorial Team, Alex Adadevoh

Alexander Adadevoh from Lab 13 Ghana demonstrates how creative hands-on activities can be used to stimulate investigation, curiosity, discussion and learning in science.

15th May 2017 • comment

Guide: Hands-on at the Francis Crick Institute

by Mesh Editorial Team, Jenny Jopson
15th May 2017 • comment

Guide: Cards Against Malaria - A Hands-on Activity

by Mesh Editorial Team, Brian Mackenwells

This article describes and provides the tools to use a card game developed to engage players with the genetics behind malaria susceptibility.

15th May 2017 • comment

This article introduces an activity designed to introduce people to key concepts in genomics.

15th May 2017 • comment

A code of ethics created by the San people of Africa for researchers wishing to study their culture.

30th March 2017 • comment

This user friendly set of quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation tools allows users to capture, collate and analyze Community and Stakeholder Engagement (CSE) data at the clinical trial site-level. The database is designed to support engagement teams working on clinical trials on a daily, monthly, quarterly and biannual basis.

6th December 2016 • comment

The Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Guidelines were developed by AVAC and UNAIDS. They provide trial funders, sponsors, and implementers with systematic guidance on how to effectively engage with all stakeholders in the design and conduct of biomedical HIV prevention trials. The guidelines are available in multiple languages. AVAC has also developed  an array of supplementary GPP tools tools.

31st October 2016 • comment

An online Research Communication Guide produced as part of a series of Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA) learning materials.

16th August 2016 • comment

The original manual to Outcome Mapping produced by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

28th July 2016 • comment

The ‘Rainbow’ framework guides the reader through a series of key questions to systematically look at all the issues involved when planning an evaluation.

28th July 2016 • comment

Developed for engagement in community regeneration in the UK, Auditing Community Participation looks at ways of assessing levels of community involvement in area regeneration initiatives.

26th July 2016 • comment

Guide: Ingenious Evaluation Toolkit

by Royal Academy of Engineering

A guide to evaluation of public engagement developed by the Royal Academy of Engineers, UK. Whilst not specific to health and community engagement it is a useful starting point to those looking to evaluate any engagement project.

26th July 2016 • comment

A guide to evaluating public engagement events, with a focus on events and research dissemination rather than more concerted community engagement.

26th July 2016 • comment

A comprehensive guide to theory of change which can be used as a valuable tool for evaluating community engagement projects.

26th July 2016 • comment

Guide: Developmental Evaluation - A Practitioners' Guide

by Elizabeth Dozois, Marc Langlois, Natasha Blanchet-Cohen

A guide to developmental evaluation.

26th July 2016 • comment

  A Mesh introduction to developmental evaluation. An evaluation approach used when it isn’t clear at the start of a project which intervention is the most appropriate and what aspects of the context are most important to address.

26th July 2016 • comment

A clear and accessible introduction to evaluation of social media linked to community radio initiatives but with wider application. 

25th July 2016 • comment

A blog post from Kissmetrics describing how best to get started with social media measurement. Whilst primarily business and Northern focused this post nevertheless clearly explains the general steps of how to evaluate social media and incudes links to social media tracking tools that are useful for CE activities using social media.

25th July 2016 • comment

A tookit and guide to participatory methods for collectively visualising and analysing networks for planning and evaluation purposes.

18th July 2016 • comment

A practical guide including clear step by step explanations of how to develop a theory of change for an organisation or project

15th July 2016 • comment

Introduction to one-stop site for evaluation of community sustainability engagement projects.

1st July 2016 • comment

An introduction to the Manchester University (UK) Guide to evaluating engagement.

1st July 2016 • comment

Introduction to RCUK's Evaluation of Engagement guide.

1st July 2016 • comment

These recommendations are intended as a tool to help research staff and community representatives expand and deepen existing partnerships, and forge new ones, with the ultimate goal of facilitating effective community engagement in all aspects of clinical trials research.

4th April 2016 • comment