Summary Report

This term is to be used to flag projects entries to which a short summary report is attached. In most cases, the summary report is a word document describing the process or outputs of the project. The project typically led to other outputs, which might also be attached to the project entry.

*The description of the project as written directly on the website does not​ consist in a summary report.

Supporting Youth Transitions: Are We Listening? Transition Aged Youth Study, Phase Two

Since 2018, Community Living Organizations across Southwestern Ontario, as well as colleagues from Sunbeam Community and Developmental Services, have partnered with the Research Shop, part of the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) at the University of Guelph for a multi-year research project.

Author(s): 
Julia Linares-Roake, Justina Walker Mohamed, Karen Nelson, Elizabeth Jackson, Jessica Furtado, Jessica Lukawiecki, Jamie Armston
Product(s): 
Report
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Community Living Stratford and Area
Community Living Guelph and Wellington
Community Living Cambridge
Community Living Owen Sound and District

Understanding the Impacts of Compass Community Services' TeleConnect Program

Compass Community Services (CCS) provides a range of mental health and social support services to the Guelph–Wellington community and the surrounding area. One unique, free service offered by CCS is the TeleConnect program, an outbound call service providing emotional support, socialization, wellness checks, medication reminders, motivation, and assistance with accessing resources to isolated community members on a daily basis. Most referrals for TeleConnect come from health care providers who are unable to provide the level of support required by clients.

Author(s): 
Justina Walker, Meghan Wrathall, Aiza Khan
Product(s): 
Report
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Compass Community Services

A Snapshot of SHORE Centre’s Newcomer Health Programs

This report presents the findings of research conducted by CESI’s Research Shop in partnership with the Sexual Health Options, Resources and Education (SHORE) Centre based in the Waterloo Region. The objective of this research was to better understand the impacts of the Newcomer Health Programs through the experiences of recent program participants and volunteers.

Author(s): 
Jana Daher, Patricia Butt, Haley Clark, Gurpreet Bedi
Product(s): 
Report
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Sexual Health Options, Resources and Education (SHORE) Centre

Men’s Homelessness in Dufferin County: A Needs Assessment

This report presents the findings of research conducted by CESI’s Research Shop in partnership with The Men’s Homelessness Committee of the Town of Orangeville. The objective of this research was to conduct a needs assessment of the social services available to men experiencing homelessness in Dufferin County and identify areas for potential development.

Author(s): 
Emily Duncan, Jess Furtado, Meghan Wrathall, Gurpreet Bedi
Product(s): 
Report
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
The Men’s Homelessness Committee of the Town of Orangeville

CESI by the Numbers: Key Metrics 2020-2021

This summary highlights key impacts reported by the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) from May 2020 - April 2021. In keeping with CESI's mandate and priorities, the metrics are separated into three categories: capacity development, partnerships, and research projects. 

Product(s): 
Summary Report
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project

Guelph-Wellington Women* Leaders and the "Glass Ceiling:" Research Projects

This complex, community-engaged project was conducted in partnership with the Guelph Chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), and includes initiatives from both the Research Shop and the Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) program

Product(s): 
Infographic
Presentation
Summary Report
Video
Program(s): 
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Canadian Federation of University Women

University of Guelph Student FoodBank: A Snapshot of Student Food Security and Wellbeing

This project was prepared for, and in partnership with, the University of Guelph Student FoodBank. The Guelph Student FoodBank provides students with access to emergency food and anti-poverty resources. This project provides a snapshot of the self-reported food security of student patrons in June 2020.

Read the report: University of Guelph Student FoodBank: A Snapshot of Student Food Security and Wellbeing

Author(s): 
Melisa Choubak, Brianna Wilson, Chloe Zivot
Product(s): 
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
University of Guelph Student FoodBank

The Research Shop: Key Metrics January - December 2020

This summary offers key highlights of Research Shop activities from January - December 2020. It includes data on the number of students employed, community partner organizations, partnered research projects and overall outputs. It gives a snapshot of more traditional, quantifiable metrics and outputs that demonstrate the overall reach and potential impact of the Research Shop.

Read the Research Shop's key 2020 metrics.

Product(s): 
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop

CESI by the Numbers: Key Metrics 2019-2020

This summary highlights key impacts reported by the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) from May 2019 - April 2020. This document is a summary of a larger, internal report on CESI's activities and impacts; the numbers presented were identified as being of particular interest by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. The metrics are separated into three categories: capacity development, partnerships, and research projects.

Product(s): 
Summary Report
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project

International Women's Day 2020 Posters

The goal of this project was to highlight significant achievements in women’s rights in Canada over the past 100 years. Researchers created a series of posters to be displayed at the 2020 International Women’s Day Event being held in Guelph by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Zonta, and Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis.

Author(s): 
Courtney Primeau, Chloe Zivot, Brianna Wilson, Varsha Jayasankar
Product(s): 
Poster
Summary Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis
Canadian Federation of University Women
Zonta Guelph