Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement is a refereed journal that responds to an emerging global movement of collaborative, critical and change-oriented community-university research initiatives. It provides a forum for academics, practitioners and community representatives to explore issues and reflect on methodological practices relating to the full range of engaged activity. The journal publishes empirical and evaluative case studies of community-based research and pedagogy; detailed analyses of partnership models, processes and practices; and theoretical reflections that contribute to the scholarship of engagement. Gateways is jointly edited and managed by the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and urbanCORE at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA.

This journal does not charge any type of article processing charge (APC) or any type of article submission charge.


Gateways themed volume: Call for Papers


Dear Readers,

Call for Papers

Gateways journal is pleased to announce our new themed volume, 'Opening Gateways: Writing research differently (or, Is this going to be just another academic paper?)'. Contributors are encouraged to explore the ways in which the research article can be critically, collaboratively and creatively re-imagined to help make tangible the larger vision that lies at the heart of community-based research and practice. Publication is planned for December 2024.

For full details, please see the Call for Papers:

Thank you for your continued support and interest in our journal,

with best wishes,

Gateways Editorial Committee

Vol 16 No 1 (2023)

Welcome to Gateways journal's latest general volume. The increasing depth and ambition of community-university engaged research and practice is demonstrated in this collection of articles which are characterised by a high degree of critical innovation and collaborative verve. Further, these efforts are global. This general volume opens with articles from South Africa, the UK, Australia, the USA, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Canada. In many of these articles, the partnerships are complex and sustained; in others, the methodologies are creative and experimental. 

Published: 2023-06-30

The Full SPECTRUM: Developing a Tripartite Partnership between Community, Government and Academia for Collaborative Social Policy Research

Jennifer E Enns, Marni Brownell, Hera J M Casidsid, Mikayla Hunter, Anita Durksen, Lorna A Turnbull, Nathan C Nickel, Karine Levasseur, Myra J Tait , Scott Sinclair, Selena Randall, Amy Freier, Colette Scatliff, Emily Brownell, Aine Dolin, Nora Murdock, Alyson Mahar, Stephanie Sinclair, the SPECTRUM Partnership

Gardening education in early childhood: Important factors supporting the success of implementing it

Rohmatin Agustina, Fitri Ayu Fatmawati, Faridah Zahriani, Putri Rahma Zulwati, Sukma Fauziah , Ifa Faridah, Tri Hartanti, Nailul Insyaroh, Heri Ardiansyah

Oral health education for school children and capacity building of local community health workers in cleft care: An experience of student-led community service in a West Java village

Erli Sarilita, Adrina Kinindya Putri, Arina Ghaida Faza, Halimah Nisrina Mulyahati, Jasmine Putri Anandita, Nadia Elizabeth Annina, Nur Aulya Hermalina, Zulharistya Prima Sahda
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