Community Engagement for Researchers

Sam Illingworth
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Hi, I'm Sam Illingworth, Associate Professor, poet, games designer, and award-winning science communicator.

Community Engagement for Researchers is a must-have resource for any researcher looking to engage with and learn from their communities. This comprehensive guide offers practical strategies and best practices for building meaningful relationships with community members, collaborating on research projects, and leveraging community insights to advance research goals.

From understanding the importance of cultural humility to developing effective communication skills, this handbook offers a step-by-step approach to engaging communities in meaningful ways. It includes real-world examples and case studies from successful community-engaged research projects, as well as tips and tools for overcoming common challenges.

Whether you're a seasoned researcher or just starting out, Community Engagement for Researchers is an essential resource for anyone who wants to make a positive impact through research. With this handbook, you'll gain the knowledge and skills you need to create strong, mutually beneficial relationships with the communities you serve. So why wait? Get your copy today and start making a difference!


  • Discover practical tips and strategies to build strong relationships with communities.
  • Learn how to use innovative and inclusive methods such as poetry and games to engage society in meaningful dialogue with science.
  • Gain insights from real-world examples and case studies of successful community-engaged research projects.
  • Overcome common challenges with the help of tips and tools provided in the handbook.

Start making a positive impact through research today by getting your copy of Community Engagement for Researchers.

NB: This is a living handbook, and I will continue to update it based on feedback from the community. If you have downloaded a copy prior to the latest version then please let me know and I'll send you a copy of the most up-to-date handbook for free.

Last Update: 17th April 2023

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A comprehensive guide for researchers to build meaningful relationships with communities, collaborate on research projects and leverage community insights.

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Community Engagement for Researchers

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