knowledge mobilization

Resources for CETL


The CETL program provides a range of support services and materials related to capacity-building, knowledge mobilization, grant applications, scholarly research, and evaluation. Resources are available by attending workshops, events, and information sessions, or in consultation with CESI staff. Resources include:

Work with the Research Shop: Students


The Research Shop employs graduate students from across the University of Guelph to participate in research projects in collaboration with community organizations to address important research needs. Students receive training and work experience related to community-engaged scholarship and knowledge mobilization, while participating in projects that positively impact our partners and the wider community.

Duties of Research Shop students include:

Work with the Research Shop: Community

Do you need support on a research project? The Research Shop may be able to help. We work on a variety of research and evaluation projects that aim to have a positive impact in our communities.

If you have an idea for a project, please contact If the project seems like a potential fit we can:

Ways We Work


CESI weaves capacity building, community engagement, and collaboration through all that we do. Some examples of our work include:

About Knowledge Mobilization


CESI’s work is rooted in the collaborative co-production of knowledge between University of Guelph academics and community-based practitioners. Supporting and complementing this, our knowledge mobilization efforts help make sure that research knowledge is benefiting our community.

About the Guelph Lab

The Guelph Lab is a collaboration of The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph and the City of Guelph. The purpose of the Lab is to address challenges that have direct impact and relevance to the community.

Work With Us: Faculty and Staff


CESI works with university faculty and staff through many of our programs and special projects. We work in a variety of ways, providing mentorship, grant support, guest lectures, resources, and more. Below is a brief description of each CESI program and how they work:

Community Engaged Teaching and Learning

The Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) program offers a range of expertise and support from planning to implementing to evaluating CEL courses. Program staff support faculty and staff in connecting, learning, and collaborating.