URBAN.Boston is focused on bringing researchers and community members together to work on mutual areas of interest including but not limited to health, housing, education, transportation, and the ability for community members to use diverse data sources and analytic methods to devise evidence-based interventions. Additionally, URBAN.Boston will continue to enhance its communications capabilities to connect the Boston community around engaged research and action.
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- Updated Guidelines for Peer Reviewing Community Based Research
The URBAN scholar-activist network’s publications committee has drafted guidelines to aid editors and reviewers of sociological journals and conference papers in assessing community- based research submissions. The guidelines are also intended to support community-based researchers who are presenting studies for critical reviews. Please send your thoughts and questions to email@example.com. Check out the relevant documents below! Executive ...
- URBAN Sessions at ASA and SSSP
The URBAN scholar-activist network’s publications committee has drafted guidelines to aid editors and reviewers of sociological journals and conference papers in assessing community- based research submissions. The guidelines are also intended to support community-based researchers who are presenting studies for critical reviews. Members of the URBAN publications committee will present these guidelines for discussion at ...
- Ethics Working Group Conference Video
The video below features Ethics Working Group members Ron Glass, Sheeva Sabati, and Joyce King. It serves as a companion to the graphic visualization that was created during the Ethics working group session at the National URBAN conference held April 30-May 1, 2015. Learn more about the conference and access the full set of working group graphic visualizations here! Click ...
- EJOR Call for Community OR Papers
This announcement is for a special issue of the European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), to be co-edited by Michael Johnson, member of the Boston node of URBAN, and his UK colleague Gerald Midgley. Gerald has more than 20 years research experience in community-engaged applications of operations research/management science; Michael has more recently adapted UK notions ...
- Boston Olympic Bid Event
On Thursday, July 16, URBAN Boston, in conjunction with the NAACP, hosted an event called “The Boston Olympic Bid, Communities of Color, and the Future of Our City.” The event was held at Freedom House in Dorchester, MA. Planning for and hosting the Olympic games in Boston will have huge implications for the future of the ...