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Date and time: 
February 21, 2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Humphrey School, Rm 215 (Wilkins Rm), 301 19th Ave. South, Mpls, MN 55455


The Kris Nelson Community Based Research Program (Nelson Program) builds partnerships between community-based organizations and suburban government agencies and local colleges and universities. The research needs of organizations are matched with students to carry out community-defined and guided projects. Applications are due March 15th. Projects will run from May 26th to August 24th, 2014.

CBR Workshop

In your organization, have you ever had something you wanted to know but didn’t have the time to find out? Ever wonder how working with CURA and a student researcher could help? Just want to know what Community Based Research (CBR) is? If so, then, we’re excited to invite you to an engaging, interactive session on community based research. What is it? How do you do it? What are the benefits? We’ll consider these and many other questions.

Learn about:

  • How CBR can be a tool to achieving your mission
  • How to think about a research question
  • See other example projects
  • Brainstorm project ideas with peer organizations
  • Hear about CURA’s process
  • Learn about other CURA resources
  • Get the scoop on application writing tips ahead of the March 15th deadline

Please RSVP for the workshop to: cura@umn.edu.

For information on the program: http://www.cura.umn.edu/Nelson-Program

To apply see attachment and: http://www.cura.umn.edu/CBR/how-to-apply

If you have any questions or would like to discuss a project idea, please contact Jeff Corn, jcorn@umn.edu or Neeraj Mehta, nmehta@umn.edu.