The Public Science Project

Participatory research for a more just world

The Public Science Project engages a radical participatory pedagogy to redistribute knowledge across communities. We hold workshops, trainings, institutes, and salons on theories, methods, and ethics of PAR.

The Critical PAR Institute
An annual summer intensive CPAR training covering the history, theory, and ethics of the approach, as well as in-depth discussions of participatory methods, conditions for meaningful community collaborations, and examples of effective research designs. The Institute is open to community members, graduate students, and academics. Participants receive a certificate upon completion.

Methods for the People
A workshop series open to community members, graduate students, and academics. Featuring modules on: statistics, qualitative data, mapping, photovoice, participatory digital media, collaborative analysis, embodied analyses, participatory ethics.

Specialized PAR Trainings
Custom designed trainings in PAR methodologies and approaches created in collaboration with foundations, community, school and/or university groups. Specialized trainings are available upon request.

Salons and Roundtables
Informal dialogues across fields, institutions, and disciplines designed to build solidarity, knowledge, research, and policy.