This is a research group open to all researchers whose research has ethnic and race implications. The aims of the group are to: a) promote relevant and effective research into ethnic communities in the U.K.; b) offer support and provide opportunities for researchers to network; c) encourage the exchange of information and dissemination of research findings; d) advance knowledge of methodologies appropriate to conduct research within ethnic communities. The research group intends to reflect the diversity that exists among researchers. An online forum allows researchers to ask questions and make comments. It is a discussion forum that facilitates critical analysis and comments by enabling researchers to communicate to each other through comments and suggestions.