Toolkit for increasing participation of Black Asian & minority ethnic groups in health & social care research

Resource

Hero image Hero image Search content
View resource detail

Topic:

  • Inclusive opportunities
  • Working with communities

Resource type:

  • Toolkit

Date added to Learning for Involvement:

  • 17th June 2021
PDF file download

Description:

This Toolkit aims to capture best practice and provide researchers with a framework on how to improve the participation of BAME groups in research. The Toolkit was developed by researchers with experience in this area, and involved a review of the existing literature as well as engagement and collaboration with members from both the research and BAME communities.
The suggestions, strategies, and tips in this document will help researchers avoid some of the pitfalls in this difficult area. These include avoiding oversimplification of the issue of ethnicity, e.g. by recognising heterogeneity in BAME groups, and the impact of other factors such as gender, educational status, and religion. The Toolkit should help researchers develop more relevant research questions, consider engagement of BAME groups in a more structured way, and provide tips on better participation and dissemination of research findings. The Toolkit should also be useful in the preparation of grant applications, and help researchers demonstrate that they have taken account of the relevance of BAME groups to the success of their proposed study.

If you feel any of the information on this page needs amending or would like to request the deletion of this page, please contact us at publicpartnerships@nihr.ac.uk

Explore related content

Start new search
  • Co-production

    The contribution of the lived experience in addressing gambling harms at the local level

    Added on 15th May 2024
    View resource
  • Inclusive opportunities

    NIHR Race Equality Framework: development of a tool for addressing racial equality in public involvement

    Added on 13th May 2024
    View resource
  • Children and young people

    An evaluation of a public partnership project between academic institutions and young people with Black African, Asian and Caribbean heritage

    Added on 30th April 2024
    View resource
  • Involvement good practice

    Valuing the role of the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector in social care research, summary report

    Added on 26th April 2024
    View resource
Saved to your reading list

Are you sure you want to remove this item?