CESI Special Project

Innovative Research at CESI and CSAHS Posters

In February 2018, CESI held a poster exhibit at the 10C community hub in downtown Guelph. The poster exhibit at 10C provided a snapshot of the innovative and community-driven research conducted on a breadth of topics by researchers at Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) and the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS).

Product(s): 
Poster
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Knowledge Mobilization

Provost's Taskforce on Pedagogical Innovation

The University of Guelph places high value on being a leader in post-secondary teaching and learning, as well as providing students enriched learning experiences. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented changes to how instructors teach, how students learn, and what society expects a university education to look like.

Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning

“A Circle of Care”: Building community together in Guelph-Wellington

Every day at CESI, we have the privilege of partnering with a number of individuals and organizations who work tirelessly towards a more just, inclusive, and caring community. Their vision is bold and fierce, their passion is contagious, and their commitment to social change is driving tangible transformation. Together, they make Guelph and Wellington a better place to live for all.

Product(s): 
Poster
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Knowledge Mobilization

Aftershock Artwork Exhibit At 10C For Black Heritage Month 2021

Despite temporarily being closed, the 10C gallery space remained lively and activated in the front window throughout COVID-related lockdowns in 2021. As part of the collaborative agreement between the University of Guelph and 10C, CESI has access to the 10C gallery space for one month per year.

Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning
Knowledge Mobilization

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policies in Canadian Small-to-Medium Sized Enterprises within Science, Tech, Engineering and Skilled Trades

This literature review was prepared for the In Good Company Collaborative and Sustainable Livelihoods Canada to discuss the situation of women in small-to medium enterprises in Canada. More specifically, the review explores the current trends, policies, practices, challenges, and barriers faced by women in the areas of technology and engineering, skilled trades, and transportation.

Author(s): 
Molly Contini, Tanja Samardzic
Product(s): 
Literature Review
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Project Partner(s): 
In Good Company
Sustainable Livelihoods Canada

Indigenous Food Self-Determination Specialized Research Documents

This collection of literature reviews was prepared for the Nishawbe Aski Nation (NAN) to investigate food self-determination in Indigenous communities. The collection explores some of the challenges as well as ongoing efforts to improve food self-determination in Indigenous communities. Topics include indicators of Indigenous food self-determination, education programs available for youth, the role of social enterprises, and existing import and export systems.

Author(s): 
Molly Contini, Tanja Samardzic, Brianna Wilson
Product(s): 
Literature Review
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Project Partner(s): 
Nishnawbe Aski Nation

CESI Scholars

The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute’s (CESI) Scholars are a small group of graduate research assistants enrolled in the PhD in Social Practice and Transformational Change program. During the admissions process, some students with interest and/or expertise in community engaged work are identified and offered a position at CESI as part of their funding package.

Program(s): 
CESI Special Project

First Nations' Food Self-Determination Activities

This infographic was prepared by Nishnawbe Aski Nation with the support of the Northern Food Systems Community Project Coordinator in partnership with Eko Nomos and the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute. It explores a spectrum of First Nations' food self-determination activities, including:

Author(s): 
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
Product(s): 
Infographic
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project

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

Benefits and Barriers to Electric Vehicle (EV) Adoption in the City of Guelph

This report presents the findings of a survey conducted by CESI's Research Shop in partnership with eMERGE Guelph to better understand the perceived incentives and barriers to purchasing electric vehicles in Guelph. The purpose of this research is to better inform eMERGE’s initiatives that promote renewable energy technologies, and more specifically electric vehicles.

Author(s): 
Kelly Hatt, Brianna Wilson, Patricia Butt
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
eMerge Guelph