Building Pilina

October 23, 11:30am - 12:45pm
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall Add to Calendar

Place-based research is especially important in the Hawaiian Islands where communities have deep cultural, ecological, spiritual, and social ties to place. The Place-Based Research Matters series will focus on best practices for building community and researcher partnerships outlined in the Kulana Noi`i (Research Standards).

Pilina is a connection or relationship.
This workshop will cover strategies for building and sustaining collaborative relationships between community and researchers. The format will center around small group discussions lightly facilitated by faculty members with expertise in community engagement and place-based research. The intention is for faculty from a diverse range of disciplines to come together and share practical approaches and strategies for place-based research.

Topics covered during this workshop will include:

  • emonstrating respect and self-awareness in community engagement
  • Building reciprocal relationships between community and researchers
  • Maintaining inclusive, transparent, and open communication throughout the research process

Beverages will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own lunch.

Event Sponsor
Center for Teaching Excellence, The University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Program, Mānoa Campus

More Information
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