Author Archives: Geri Briggs

U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research, Director Position
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U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research

Do you have leadership and research skills and a passion for Haliburton County?

This could be the job for you!

 U-Links is hiring a Director. The ideal candidate will have experience in both qualitative and quantitative research, financial management, grant writing, and human resource management. A good knowledge of Haliburton County and of post-secondary education is also an asset. This is a 4 day/week, permanent position with flexible hours.

For a full job description or to apply please contact:

Human Resources Committee

U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research

Box 655, Minden, ON K0M 2K0

Phone:

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Community Network for Research Equity and Impact: Coaching Conference Calls
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Forwarded from CCPH:

Since April, the Community Network for Research Equity & Impact has been sponsoring a monthly series of “coaching conference calls” to provide technical assistance to community partners who are anticipating or dealing with challenges in their research partnerships.  The final call in the series is Aug 26 from 4-5:30 pm ET.  Register online at http://bit.ly/1b7RP9s

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CCPH Call for Proposals Due Sept 30, 2013
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Passed along at the request of CCPH

Dear colleague,

We invite you to share your knowledge, wisdom and experience! Submit a proposal for a session or poster presentation at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health’s next conference, April 30-May 3, 2014 in Chicago, IL! The conference theme is “From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships.” Proposals are due September 30,

2013 for skill-building workshops, creative arts sessions, stories, roundtable discussions and posters that advance the conference theme and align with one or more of these conference topics:

• Communities as centers of learning, discovery and engagement • Authentically engaged

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Reflections on CUExpo 2013– Anne- Marie Fischer
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Reflections on CU Expo 2013 – Corner Brook, Newfoundland (Memorial University)                                                                         

Created by: Anne-Marie E. Fischer, BA, M.Ed, CSL Coordinator, Western University

Having attended CU Expo 2011 in Waterloo, ON and having nothing short of a profound experience, I was excited and thrilled to attend and present at CU Expo 2013 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

If anyone were to ask about my experience with CU Expo, I would describe as a “game changer” as far as the engagement I had with the field in which I worked. Not only did it open my eyes to the scholars of the field,

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Healthy Resilient Communities:CACSL 2014– Planning Underway
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A quick note to let you know that there will be a CACSL 2014: Healthy Resilient Communities.  It will  likely be held in February or March 2014. We are in the process of finalizing a partnership with a national organization supporting local community organizations.

We are exploring potential venues and partners in either Ottawa or Vancouver.  If your institution or organization would like to join the partnership, or if you would like to participate in the planning of the conference  please contact geri@communityservicelearning.ca.

 

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Researcher Seeking Examples of Inspiring Community Campus Partnerships
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Dear colleagues,

Universities are increasingly looking for partners outside of academia, most notably but not exclusively in the voluntary sector.

I’m working with the University of Brighton on a research study that will be looking at community university partnerships. I’m interested in finding out how these partnerships work, how they generate mutual learning and what makes them resilient.

I thought that some of you might have had experiences of working in such partnerships and might be interested to share some of your experiences.

Right now, I’m looking for inspiring examples that:

  •  Are partnerships/collaborations between a university or an academic affiliated

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