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Community-Engaged Research: Featured Projects

Over 25 per cent of Social Sciences faculty are engaged in Community-Engaged Research projects addressing a diverse range of themes and issues that result in conventional and non-conventional knowledge-mobilization activities. Learn more about our feature projects.
Myanmar Gender Equality Research Project

Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Netina Tan (PI and academic lead) and Dr. Michelle Dion (co-investigator) from the Department of Political Science are part of an international research team working in collaboration with the Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation (EMReF) on a research project entitled Engendering Political Recruitment and Participation at the Party, Local and National Level in Myanmar.

Better Prospects: Building Knowledge and Networks to Improve Employment Outcomes for Disabled Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Stephanie Baker-Collins and Dr. Ann Fudge-Schormans from the School of Social Work have been engaged in a multi-year, multi-city, SSHRC funded collaborative research study examining the intersections between intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities, education, and employment among youth experiencing homelessness, in order to identify system-wide gaps and opportunities to develop interventions, improve policy, and further research.

Two-Row Research Paradigm and Participant’s Experiences

Jun 17, 2020

Dr. Bonnie Freeman (PI) from the School of Social Work and Dr. Trish Van Katwyc from the University of Waterloo are engaged in a collaborative research project with Two Row On The Grand Canoe Paddle, a community-driven, alliance building initiative on Six Nations of the Grand River.