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The Joint Research Practices Toolkit
We have developed a toolkit of practical guides and resources. They are free to use and available to everyone.
Resource No. 01
How do you use language services? This guide offers interpretation tips, including the do’s and don’ts of using an interpreter.
Item No. 02
Improve the readability of study materials through text formatting and style, symbols, visuals, and reading level.
Item No. 03
What is plain language, and why is it important? Review the slides from this workshop to learn more.
Item No. 04
Payment and Incentives
This comprehensive guide offers advice on ethical and equity considerations, payment methods and timing, size of payment, and much more.
Resource No. 05
Quick Tips for Equitable Research Payments
Here’s a quick tip sheet to guide decision making around paying research subjects.
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Practicing Equitable Research & Knowledge Sharing
PERKS calls are a quick and easy way to chat with someone about the challenges you face when striving to conduct equitable research. We will listen and share strategies based on the evidence and our lived experience conducting research at Penn.
Practicing equitable research is hard. The JRP is here to help.
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Email the Joint Research Practices team to request a PERKS call. Please feel free to include details about why you are requesting a call.
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