January

  • January 18, 2022

    January 18, 2022

    The team from the InterGenNS project, a community-engaged intergenerational project, talks about the project's background and goals.

  • February

  • February 08, 2022

    February 08, 2022

    This blog post is authored by Jaimy Fischer, PhD student in Health Sciences, and Milah Smith, clinical counsellor and co-executive director of Cowichan Valley Youth Services. Here we reflect on what we’ve learned through relational CER project development. We anchor ourselves to the concept of ethical community engagement by exploring questions on the ethics of CER, focusing on some of the key questions laid out in CERi’s CER Ethical Principles resource.

  • April

  • April 26, 2022

    April 26, 2022

    We are excited to feature CERi’s Funding Program recipient Alexandra Lysova, who received a $5,000 grant in the Fall of 2021 for her research project titled Engaging men and boys in addressing family violence: A Vancouver-based initiative.

  • June

  • June 13, 2022

    June 13, 2022

    This blog is written by Alana Gerecke, an SFU Shadbolt Fellow in Urban Studies and a participant in CERi’s Community-Engaged Research Funding Program. In it, Alana interviews Carmel Tanaka of Cross Cultural Walking Tours to discuss their collaboration and spread the word about this very important project.

  • November

  • November 08, 2022

    November 08, 2022

    Join two members of the CERi team Steven Ta and Grey Nguyen in a video detailing their daily experiences at SFU CERi. From interviewing community-engaged researchers to making designs for social media, the CERi co-op experience is well-documented in this short video.

  • December

  • In the article Increasing social connectivity and wellness for newcomers in Burnaby: A community-engaged research story, Dr. Surita Parashar and Research Advisor Anna Vorobyova alongside SFU Master of Public Health students Azra Bhanji and Catherine Trudeau completed a participatory research project to address the impacts of COVID-19 and social isolation on racialized newcomers in Burnaby. Their project was completed in collaboration with Burnaby community agencies.

  • This blog features the research of CERi's Fall 2021 Graduate Fellow Jack Farrell. He is a PhD student at the School of Criminology and an instructor at Columbia College.

  • CERi is excited to welcome renowned, Indigenous artist, writer, and storyteller from the Sahtu Dene & Coast Salish peoples Rosemary Georgeson to the Researchers-in-Residence Program.

  • CERi is excited to welcome SFU Professor of Anthropology Dr. Dara Culhane as a Researcher-in-Residence from May to December 2022.

  • We are excited to feature CERi’s Funding Program recipient Yu-Yen Pan, who received a $5,000 grant in the Spring of 2021 for her research project titled Effective Communication Methods During a Natural Hazard Emergency: Village of Pemberton Case Study. Yu-Yen Pan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences at SFU.

  • This blog is authored by Dr. Kari Grain, author of Critical Hope, and CERi Special Research Associate. Dr. Grain has been with CERi for almost three years and has led the CERi Fellowship Program, written foundational documents on Ethics in CER, and now leads a community-engaged research project focusing on community-centered immigrant services in partnership with Burnaby Family Life. Dr. Grain’s book, Critical Hope, is being released May 2022.

  • We’re pleased to announce Dr. Dara Kelly has joined CERi as a Researcher-in- Residence from September 2021 to April 2022.

  • We are pleased to introduce Dr. Taco Niet, who is joining CERi from January 2022 to August 2022 as a Researcher-in-Residence.

  • We’re pleased to announce Dr. Dawn Hoogeveen has joined CERi as a Researcher-in-Residence from September 2021 to April 2022.

  • We’re pleased to announce Dr. Habib Chaudhury has joined CERi as a Researcher-in-Residence from September 2021 to April 2022.