Resources for Community-Engaged Research

This collection of resources is aimed at supporting community members, SFU faculty and students in developing interdisciplinary knowledge and research skills that can respond to community needs and benefit communities involved in research.

We invite you to explore 12 introductory resources and for a deeper dive, check out topic-specific resources at the bottom of the page. We strive to only feature paywall-free content.

12 Introductory Resources for Community-Engaged Research (CER)

Handbooks

Community Resource Handbook 2021: A Guide to Community Engaged Research

Open access handbook.

Authors: Mahoney, T., Grain, K., Fraser, P., Wong, J. (2021).

First Nations Ethics Guide on Research and Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge

Open access guide.

Source: Assembly of First Nations

Research 101: A Manifesto for Ethical Research in the Downtown Eastside

Open access manifesto.

Authors: Boilevin, L., Chapman, J., Deane, L., Doerksen, C., Fresz, G., Joe, D., Leech-Crier, N., Marsh, S., McLeod, J., Neufeld, S., Pham, S., Shaver, L., Smith, P., Steward, M., Wilson, D., & Winter, P. (2019).

Podcasts

Engaging Community in HIV Research — with Angela Kaida

Open access podcast. 

Source: Below the Radar.

Community Engagement in Higher Education — with Barbara Holland

Open access podcast.

Source: Below the Radar.

Videos

Community-Based Research Modules

Open access video series and teaching resources.

Source: Trent University

Toolkits

Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Toolkit

Open access toolkit.

Source: Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

Creative Knowledge Translation: Ideas and Resources

Open access toolkit.

Source: Alberta Addiction & Mental Health Research Partnership Program

CER Ethical Principles

Open access toolkit.

Source: SFU Community-Engaged Research Initiative (CERi)

Explore a range of CER resource topics:

Navigate through the topics below to view our living library of resources related to community-engaged research (CER) topics. If you have questions or comments about the resources included here, or would like to request that your work be included, please contact Tyne Johnson-Dhillon, Communications Specialist for SFU CERi.