Events Archive



  • January 20, 2021

    January 20, 2021

    Trauma can be stigmatizing and isolating, and mainstream culture doesn’t always make space for its existence and its impact on people’s daily experiences. This interactive webinar will explore trauma-informed approaches to community engaged research, vital to creating safer, more supportive conditions for meaningful connection and equitable work.

  • February

  • February 17, 2021

    February 17, 2021

    Many of us do the work we do because we are invested in productively challenging the status quo. Through the contributions of special guest speakers and audience members, this webinar strives to cultivate a collective toolkit for culturally sensitive community engaged research.

  • March

  • March 17, 2021

    March 17, 2021

    Through an innovative, interactive discussion featuring special community guests and audience contributions, this webinar will consider what we can do now to decolonize our work, particularly as it pertains to community-engaged research. We invite you to bring your creativity, your delight and your readiness to shift your practice towards more inclusivity and joy.



  • On January 30th, SFU celebrated the opening of SFU’s ninth new location and CERi’s new offices at 312 Main Street. The opening held significant importance for CERi, SFU and the community, as more 120 people attended the launch

  • June

  • June 23, 2020

    June 23, 2020

    This blog is guest authored by Dr. Tiffany Muller Myrdahl. Earlier this year, I had the privilege of inviting Dr. Brett Stoudt, Assistant Director of the Public Science Project, to deliver one of CERi’s first workshops

  • July

  • July 08, 2020

    July 08, 2020

    On July 8, academic and community-based gathered digitally for CERi’s first online event. The conversation investigated how institutional ethics requirements failed to acknowledge the unique nature of community-based research.

  • November

  • November 18, 2020

    November 18, 2020

    Remaking the Table is a new monthly public webinar series produced by SFU’s Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERi). This series will unpack tensions, challenges and re-imagining in community-engaged research. Remaking the Table will explore strategies and solutions for a more equitable, inclusive approach to CER. The workshop series takes place on the third Wednesday of each month from 1-2pm Pacific Time.

  • November 12, 2020

    November 12, 2020

    The relationship between university-based researcher and community-based researcher is vital to community-engaged research. It is sometimes a complicated one, raising issues of privilege, commitment and unrecognized bias. It can also be a space of friendship, solidarity and mutual learning. Join us for the dialogue with two community-based researchers and two CERi Graduate Fellows exploring this relationship.