1.3: Advocating for the inclusion of social science in emergency response activities that engage communities

This session explores why and how to advocate for the inclusion of social science research in activities that engage communities and in wider emergency response.

Note: You should have completed module 1.1 before beginning this module.

Learning outcomes

  • Consider the important steps to advocate for funding social science research.
  • Know the key stakeholders to advocate with and how best to advocate among different groups.
  • Understand the importance of advocacy to increase the use of social science in community engagement and/or communication activities and wider emergency response.

Module structure

Session type

90-120 minutes
Online and offline