From Ideas to Impact: Opportunities for Community-Engaged Research in FASS

November 02, 2023

Location: 312 Main, Vancouver [ROOM 370]

Time: 4 - 6 PM 

Event description

Join SFU CERi, Mitacs and SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) for an informal workshop that delves into the world of community-engaged research. We’ll explore the principles, methodologies, and real-world applications of CER, a collaborative approach that brings together researchers and community members to address pressing issues. Students will learn from peers, faculty, and community orgs about different pathways to community engaged research and how to apply this to their own research.

*Event will be recorded and posted online afterwards.


  • Tara Mahoney, PhD, Research and Engagement Lead, CERi, SFU
  • Annika Rosanowski, PhD, Advisor, Business Development, Mitacs
  • Meghan Winters, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU
  • Beverley Pitman, Planner, Strategic Initiatives, United Way of the Lower Mainland
  • Kate Hosford, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU
  • Habib Chaudhury, Professor and Chair, Gerontology, SFU
  • Cari Randa, DemSCAPE Project Manager and Masters student, Gerontology, SFU
  • Abdul Zahir, Research Project Manager, SFU Civic Innovation Lab


312 Main is located at the corner of Main and Cordova, with the main entrance being on Cordova Street right by the bus stop. Please buzz in to be let in. There is street parking available in the neighbourhood as well as parkade parking at 107 East Cordova. If you are cycling you are welcome to park your bike inside on the ground floor in the 'Guest Bike Parking' area. 312 Main is also accessible by several bus lines, you can visit TransLink's Trip Planner for help to find your way to the building (the address is 312 Main, Vancouver BC, V6A T2T).