Engaging People in Communities (EPIC)
Facilitates Community Based Research and Knowledge Exchange

Information for academic staff

Why get involved?

EPIC supports the development of research partnership projects between the academic staff/students of NUI Galway and community/civil society organisations. This is a great opportunity for academic staff to share their expertise and to be able to get research topics for their students that will fulfill community needs.

How to get involved:

If you are interested in supervising Community-Engaged Research projects or want to know more about our work, please contact EPIC Coordinator, Ann Lyons.

Roles and Responsibilities:

- The supervisor is responsible for the support of the student and the content of the research.

- To help with the research proposal and the planning of the whole process.

- To participate in a minimum of three meetings with all the involved parties, especially before, during and after the research.

- To evaluate the scientific quality of the research in accordance with her/his responsibilities in the discipline.