Student positions: research, design, and communications

CESI is looking to fill five​ student positions for the Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 semesters! Students will work within our Research Shop and Knowledge Mobilization programs on roles related to design, communications, and research.

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Registration is Open for the Certification in Knowledge Mobilization

The second cycle of the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization will be starting this Fall! A partnership between CESI and OpenEd at the University of Guelph, this online professional development certificate builds capacity to turn knowledge into action and supports the development of evidence-based policy and practice.

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Call for Applications: The Hub Sandbox

CESI and the Center for Business and Student Entrepreneurship are offering two students an opportunity to get hands-on entrepreneurship experience and make a positive impact in the Guelph-Wellington community! Selected students will work with a staff member from the SEED Community Food Project over the Fall semester to develop and pilot a new social enterprise called the Upcycle Kitchen.

Guelph Lab Success and Accomplishments

As public institutions, cities and universities play a pivotal role in shaping their communities. When these institutions work collaboratively to drive social and public innovation, they can significantly expand the depth and scope of their impact.

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Local Data on Social and Health Wellbeing

Guelph and Wellington County Vital Signs

Vital Signs provides a meaningful, high-level snapshot of strengths and challenges in Guelph and Wellington County.  Vital Signs is an invitation to engage in important community conversations. 

Guelph Lab Contributes to Provincial Toolkit on Sharing Economy

How can municipalities balance innovation, policy goals and citizen protection when faced with the growing popularity of companies like Uber or Airbnb? How can we best understand and respond to this new model of a sharing economy?

Research Shop Featured as Example of University Contribution to Community Well-Being

McConnells’ RECODE initiative and Simon Fraser University recently released a new paper which lists CESI's Research Shop as a good practice. “Maximizing the Capacities of Advanced Education Institutions to Build Social Infrastructure for Canadian Communities” looks at ways that advanced education institutions can be more deliberate in using their assets to contribute to community well-being.

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