We searched the web and found a few additional resources that may be helpful to enhance community engagement in your research.
1. Community-engaged research extends research beyond the scientist-subject framework and builds collaborative relationships with communities to address local health and well-being. It creates two-way interaction and communication between community stakeholders and research centers.
2. Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a partnership approach to research that equitably involves, for example, communitymembers, organizational representatives, and researchers in all aspects of the research process and in which all partners contribute expertise and share decision making and ownership.
3. A community-academic partnership brings together the diverse perspectives of community and academic experts. Characteristics include:
joint planning, and risk taking; cooperative investment and allocation of resources; shared authority and benefits; collaborative implementation and evaluation; sustainable community impact; and joint dissemination and publications.
4. Participatory evaluation is a partnership approach to evaluation in which stakeholders actively engage in developing the evaluation and all phases of its implementation.