Showcasing the diversity of engagement work across collaborative research programmes and networks

This area brings together reflections on engagement from across key collaborative research programmes, consortia or large networks. These hubs aim to gather learning, encourage collaboration and celebrate the diversity of engagement within each programme. 

If you are part of a large research programme or network and would like to give visability to your engagement work please get in touch

H3Africa Consortium

The Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium is a pan-African network which seeks to develop capacity for health-related genomic research in Africa. H3Africa has identified community engagement as one of the key issues that need to be addressed to support the successful implementation of genomic studies in Africa

DELTAS Africa CPE Seed Fund

Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science in Africa (DELTAS Africa) supports the Africa-led development of world-class researchers and scientific leaders in Africa. The DELTAS Community and Public Engagement (CPE) Seed Fund was set up to support DELTAS-funded researchers to undertake innovative engagement projects

NIHR Global Health CEI Advisory Network

NIHR are the UK’s largest funder of health and care research. Their Global Health Community Engagement & Involvement (CEI) Advisory Network is a group of academics, researchers, patients, carers and members of the public. This hub will highlight resources that are generated by the network and share their learning with Mesh users

Realist Review of Community Engagement

REAL is looking at evidence around community and public engagement with global health research. The review aims to explore how and why engagement works to improve health research and promote ethical research practice. It is supported by the Wellcome Trust, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and Emory University

REAL2: Participatory Research Realist Review

A new realist review, REAL2, aims to systematically explore the literature and practice of participatory research to better understand the potential, and limits, of greater stakeholder involvement in research processes.