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Community-Driven Research Day 2018

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A new approach for sharing research

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Friday, February 16, 2018
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Feinstone Hall E2030
615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. — “Speed dating” session between participating community-based organizations and researchers
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. — Closing presentation
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. — Networking and refreshments

What is Community-Driven Research Day?
Community-Driven Research Day provides an opportunity for community-based organizations and city agencies to have a greater role in the research process, by elevating their needs and identifying activities that would benefit from the support of researchers. This event helps match the skills of the local research community with community-defined research needs.

How does Community-Driven Research Day work?
Community projects selected to participate will each have a table to display information about their organization, projects, and research priorities. In “speed dating” style, interested researchers will rotate throughout the room at prescribed times to learn more about organizations in their interest area and see if there are mutually beneficial opportunities for collaborating. Attendees will also have the opportunity to discuss collaborations during the networking session. Light refreshments will be served.

Funding Opportunity
The UHI will offer a second round of small grant funding to support community-university collaborations that result from participating in Community-Driven Research Day.  Faculty and students submitting the application must be affiliated with Johns Hopkins University and are required to partner with a community agency or community leader and vice versa. Projects must be focused on Baltimore. 

 

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