Research, Creative Activities & Innovation > Chicago Connections > Progress Through Partnerships
DePaul fosters collaborative research, service and education relationships and partnerships that connect, educate, and engage our Chicago community. A sampling of some recent community partners is detailed below.
Additional information on Chicago collaborations in entrepreneurship and innovation is available
At DePaul, community research is not just something we do; it is part of our mission. It is one way that we demonstrate the institution’s commitment to the City. We focus on internal and external research initiatives that impact the lives of local residents and the operations of nonprofits, businesses and public agencies. Community research engages local problem solving through a community perspective rather than solely through the lens of the researcher. DePaul faculty and students engage in research WITH the community where community members are either leading or participating to some degree in the research process.
Below are three types of community research practiced at DePaul:
Additional Information on Community-Based Research is available at the following links:
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