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

Evaluating the Impact of "The Mural Project: Art in Hard Times"

This report presents the findings of the program evaluation for The Mural Project conducted by CESI’s Research Shop in collaboration with Art Not Shame. The purpose of this project was to evaluate The Mural Project, which created a digital mural to bring people together, encourage creativity and better understand the impact of the pandemic on a range of individuals. A survey was distributed to participants to better understand the successes and lessons learned from the six-week workshop.

Author(s): 
Kelly Hatt, Karen Nelson, Brianna Wilson
Product(s): 
Evaluation
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop

The Impacts of Isolation and Physical Distancing on Children and Youth

This resource document was prepared by The Research Shop for the Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington (CRC). It offers information about the potential impacts of physical distancing and isolation on the wellbeing of children and teens during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes recommendations to support them, as well as links to a number of relevant resources. It also looks at some pre-pandemic predictors that may put children and teens at an increased risk for adverse experiences during and post-COVID-19.

Author(s): 
Jenaya Nixon, Karen Nelson
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington

A Snapshot of Hoarding Responses Across Ontario

This report presents the findings of research conducted by CESI's Research Shop in partnership with Wellington Guelph Hoarding Response (WGHR) from September 2019 to May 2020. The objective of this research was to develop a broad understanding of organizational approaches to hoarding through key informant interviews with representatives from six hoarding organizations across Ontario. This report identifies common practices, approaches, successes, and challenges associated with community hoarding responses.

Author(s): 
Jenaya Nixon, Rachel Singer, Aarabhi Rajendiran
Product(s): 
Report
Program(s): 
Research Shop
Project Partner(s): 
Wellington Guelph Hoarding Network