This page introduces the essentials of a community-based approach to research. Below is a slideshow with a definition of community-based research, its hallmarks, functions, and phases. The whiteboard videos at the bottom of this page walk through various applications of a community-based approach.
Other key terms for community-based research...
Participatory Action Research
Community-Based Participatory Research
The slideshow was created by the Secretariat of CBR Canada, the Centre for Community Based Research