CBRC Board Members at the UNESCO Knowledge for Change Consortium

CBRC Board Members at the UNESCO Knowledge for Change Consortium
On December 14th, 2017 two key activities occured in Ottawa: 1) a Conversation on the potential of community based research for the addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 2)the launch of the Knowledge for Change International Consortium for Training in Community Based Research. The event with these activities was co-hosted by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Universit... more...
2018-01-17

CBRC Secretariat is now at the Centre for Community Based Research

CBRC Secretariat is now at the Centre for Community Based Research
As of October 1, 2017, the Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) is the Secretariat for Community-Based Research Canada (CBRC). This means that CBRC’s offices are now CCBR’s offices! The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) is a non-profit organization located in Waterloo, Ontario and affiliated with St. Paul's University College at the University of Waterloo. Establis... more...
2018-01-12

NCCPE Engage Conference 2017: Exploring Collaboration

NCCPE Engage Conference 2017: Exploring Collaboration
The NCCPE annual conference, held in Bristol each year, provides an opportunity for all those interested in higher education institutiona (HEI) public engagement to come together, to be inspired, challenged and refreshed. Engage 2017 will take place on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December 2017 in Bristol. More information at the conference website. Call for contributions open until... more...
2017-12-06

Engaging Communities Through Research

On November 24-25, 2017 Engaging Communitites Through Research—a two-day capacity-building event— will take place at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, Ontario. The purpose of this event is to equip faith-based campuses and their constituent partners to collaborate on community-based research. It will include: ​Keynote presentations from leading experts Panel discuss... more...
2017-11-24

CBRC is hiring! CBRC Part-time Internship Position

Community Based Research Canada (CBRC) is seeking to hire a part-time program coordinator (10 hours per week) to assist in the development and implementation of the organization’s program initiatives. The internship will be based at the Centre for Community Based Research at the University of Waterloo (St. Paul’s College) which serves as the secretariat for CBRC. CBRC is a national net... more...
2017-11-15

Is there a Canadian Approach to Knowledge Democracy?

Is there a Canadian Approach to Knowledge Democracy?
Photo above: Elder Margaret George of the Squamish First Nation (left) and President Andrew Petter of Simon Fraser University (right) at the C2UExpo 2017 Opening on May 2, 2017. Reflections on C2UExpo 2017 by Dr. Budd Hall (UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education) The C2UExpo (Community Campus University Exposition) is ending today, May 5th,... more...
2017-05-09

CBRC Board of Directors in Ottawa

CBRC Board of Directors in Ottawa
CBRC had an Annual General Meeting and a Board meeting on December 13th, 2017 at Carleton University, Ottawa hosted by the Faculty of Public Affairs. Thirteen board members attended this meeting. During these meetings, four new CBRC Board Members were appointed: Stephen Dooley, Ken Carter, Catherine Graham, and Michele Peterson-Badali. The CBRC Board also discussed strategic and program plann... more...
2017-05-09

CARFMS17 Conference Forgotten Corridors: Global Displacement & the Politics of Engagement

CARFMS17 Conference Forgotten Corridors: Global Displacement & the Politics of Engagement
15 - 18 May 2017 | Victoria, BC | MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria Early Registration deadline April 15 - Register Now 10th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies Never before in modern history have so many people been forced to leave their homes and journey abroad for temporary or permanent settlement. According to the UNHCR M... more...
2017-04-06
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