The Guelph Lab (a join initiative between the City of Guelph and University of Guelph) and its work to explore student food insecurity has been featured in two articles in Macleans Magazine.
We are pleased to announce that CESI by the Numbers: Key Metrics 2020-2021 is now available! The visual summary captures CESI's key impacts from May 2020 - April 2021. In keeping with CESI's mandates and priorities, the metrics are separated into three categories: capacity development, partnerships, and research projects.
Registration is now open for the fall 2021 Skills for Research Impact Workshop Series. Offered in collaboration by the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, and the Research Innovation Office, these workshops are designed for University of Guelph faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research.
The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) is hiring two students to join our team. CESI is a research and teaching support unit in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences bringing together campus and community skills and resources to address community research priorities. Our work enables community-university collaborations that positively impact our partners and the wider community.
The following positions are available for 2021-2022:
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the inevitable changes it will bring to how instructors want to teach, how students want to learn, and what society expects a university education to look like, University of Guelph Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Gwen Chapman created the Provost's Task Force on Pedagogical Innovation.
Two students participating in a Community Engaged Teaching and Learning project this year have earned the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship for their work at the Chalmers Community Services Centre during Dr. Ben DeVries' course GEOG 4480: Applied Geomatics, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics.
The CESI team is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) bursary, which is funding the participation of three U of G graduate students/post-doctoral fellows in all three courses of the 2021-2022 offering of the University of Guelph's Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization. The Cerficiate is an online professional development opportunity targeted at professionals from the academic, policy and service delivery sectors.
In the Winter semester of 2020, fourth-year International Development student Emily Kerr took part in the experiential learning course, IDEV*3300: Engaging in Development Practice. The course is a prerequisite for students in International Development and aims to help them gain workplace skills that will be useful in the development sector. This blog post offers an inside look into Emily’s experiences during the course and her reflections on what the course did for her personally, academically and professionally.