Robert J. Jones Urban Research & Outreach-Engagement Center

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) links the University of Minnesota in public partnership with urban communities to advance learning, improve quality of life and discover breakthrough solutions to critical urban issues. A collaborative research and outreach hub located in the heart of North Minneapolis, UROC pursues its mission by identifying and supporting connections between University resources and community needs in the areas of economic and community development, education and life-long learning, and community health.

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research planning Social Sciences
Food Medicine & Life Sciences
Equipment and Supplies Medicine & Life Sciences
action research Social Sciences
working method Social Sciences
community research Social Sciences
prostitution Social Sciences
research process Social Sciences

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Makeda Zulu-Gillespie

Person: Executive, Administrative, and Managerial

Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2013 2016

8 Citations (Scopus)

Sampling and sex trading: Lessons on research design from the street

Martin, L. E., Sep 1 2013, In : Action Research. 11, 3, p. 220-235 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research planning
action research
working method
community research
12 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a home food inventory among low-income Spanish- and Somali-speaking families

Hearst, M. O., Fulkerson, J., Parke, M. & Martin, L. E., Jul 1 2013, In : Public health nutrition. 16, 7, p. 1151-1158 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Frozen Foods
Sensitivity and Specificity
Needs Assessment