On Thursday, November 7th the Community Engaged Scholarship Instiutte hosted participants from a range of sectors to learn with and from international community engagement experts Dr. Emma McKenna (Queen’s University Belfast) and Dr. Henk Mulder (University of Groningen).
This literature review was conducted by CESI's Research Associate for the Woman Abuse Council of Toronto as a part of the Canadian Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Committee (MARAC) Model program. It aims to review literature pertaining to risk factors that predict women’s vulnerability to intimate partner violence or intimate partner homicide, as well as identify current domestic violence risk assessment tools and provide an overview of their strengths and weakness.
This project is a follow-up to the first phase of a program evaluation conducted in collaboration with Focus on Nature in 2018. The aim of this second phase of the program evaluation was to identify what volunteers gained out of their involvement with Focus on Nature, why they continued to be involved, and why they might discontinue their volunteering commitment.
This project is a collaboration between the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute and the Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership to explore the needs of international students hoping to transition to permanent residents. Through a review of the literature and key interviews with staff of post-secondary institutions and settlement service organizations, this research identified offerings and gaps in services to international students in Guelph and Wellington.
This literature review was conducted for the Old Growth Forest project at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre. It aimed to develop a deeper understanding of how ecological restoration and conservation programming can lead to changes in individuals' attitudes, feelings, knowledge and behavior. It will be used to inform the development of a program evaluation for the Old Growth Forest project.
Melisa Choubak, Rebecca Pereira, Alexandra Sawatzky
This annotated bibliography brings together summaries of academic literature on creative and arts-based methods that can be used to engage youth in research. It was compiled as the first phase of a project conducted in collaboration with the Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington.
This project was conducted in collaboration with the Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington (CRC). Researchers designed and conducted a literature review to explore strategies or methods that can help identify, reach out to, and connect with youth who are experiencing (or are at risk of) homelessness in rural areas. The findings will inform the CRC's efforts to expand its outreach activities in rural Wellington County to provide support and services for youth who are experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness.
Jessica Lukawiecki, Alexandra Sawatzky, Viktorija Arsic, Dustin Brown
Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington