This is a workshop where the participants can conduct a certain element of a specific research task. The format of course depends on which researchers are participating and which elements of the research they want people to help with.
Target group: Suitable for a broad target group
Preparations: Find leaders for the workshop, decide on a venue and time. Organise the necessary materials. Market the activity. It might be a good idea to require participants to register in advance.
Challenges: Identifying suitable research elements.
Benefits: Gives the participants the opportunity to test “real” research.