Research Shop

An Evaluation of CMHA Waterloo Wellington Neighbours Training Sessions

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHAWW) recently launched a new program, Waterloo Wellington Neighbours (WWN) initiative, which trains business employees and concerned community members about issues that vulnerable, at-risk older adults experience. CMHAWW collaborated with the Research Shop to evaluate the effectiveness of the training program on participants via a post session e-survey. Results from this report will help tailor future training sessions and may also be used to expand the program to other regions.

Author(s): 
Jenaya Nixon, Haley Clark
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

Our Food Future: Community Voice Project

This report presents a literature review on barriers and facilitators to nutritious foods and the findings of a qualitative study conducted in partnership with Our Food Future. Interviews and focus groups were used to better understand the subjective experiences and aspects that influence nutritious eating patterns of residents living in Guelph-Wellington.

Author(s): 
Emily Duncan, Meghan Wrathall, Haley Clark, Gurpreet Bedi
Product(s): 
Literature Review
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Our Food Future

Summary of Feedback on Sex Trafficking Lethality Tool

The Research Shop conducted this research in partnership with The Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) of Waterloo Region. The objective of this research was to assess the Sex Trafficking Lethality Tool and provide feedback on aspects of the tool including length, ease of use, uniqueness and usefulness. Participants were also able to further understand how to improve their tool. A feedback survey was completed by sexual assault service providers in Ontario between March-June 2021.

Author(s): 
Haley Clark
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop

Guelph-Wellington Women’s Campaign School Review: Results Summary

This report was a collaborative project at the University of Guelph involving the Research Shop, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), and an undergraduate course in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph. CFUW Guelph is the local chapter of the CFUW national organization that is dedicated to women's advancement and gender equality.

Author(s): 
Haley Clark, Patricia Butt
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Canadian Federation of University Women

Art Not Shame being Residency Evaluation

This evaluation was prepared for, and in partnership with, Art not Shame, a Guelph-based, not-for-profit, community-engaged arts organization that serves youth and young adults across Ontario.

Author(s): 
Emily Duncan, Jenaya Nixon
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop

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

Guelph-Wellington Women* Leaders and the “Glass Ceiling:" International Women's Day 2021

 

On Monday, March 8th 2021, CESI marked International Women's Day by hosting a webinar in collaboration with the Guelph chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), the Zonta Club of Guelph, and Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

Product(s): 
Event
Program(s): 
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Canadian Federation of University Women
Zonta Guelph
Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

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

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