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Community Engagement & Research

Our mission is to improve health in Massachusetts by fostering community engaged research among UMass researchers and community partners. We do this in various ways, such as through conferences, pilot funding opportunities, webinars, training, consultation, linking researchers with community partners, and a listserv. Join us!

2014 Webinar Information 



April 29, 2014 Noon-1:00 PM
Culturally Responsive Recruitment and Retention
in Community Research

Milagros C. Rosal, PhD
University of Massachusetts Medical School

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March 11, 2014 2:00-3:00 PM
Using Qualitative & Quantitative Research
Methods to Answer Your Research Questions

Elena T. Carbone, DrPH, RD, LDN
University of Massachusetts Amherst 

Contact us for a Consultation

  • Finding partners
  • Training in community engaged research
  • Creating a participant recruitment & retention plan
  • Creating an evaluation plan
  • Using library, information, and knowledge management services
  • Research study design



5th Annual UMCCTS Retreat.CER
Hear about our 2013 Pilot Projects!
Utilizing Community Voices to Translate Research into Communities: Results from Three Pilot Studies Conducted by Academic and Community Partnerships
5th Annual Research Retreat
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Albert Sherman Center

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  • Pilot grant programs eligibility
  • Research core services
    at competitive rates
  • Electronic resources access at Amherst libraries
  • Medical School Library access
  • Consultation services
  • Notification of special events and opportunities

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