Motion to endorse the Joint Statement on Canadian Universities and Palestine

Faculty members within the Institute for Community Engaged Research (ICER) are issuing the following statement against scholasticide in Palestine. The statement does not represent the views of UBC, or any of its departments or other constituent units and the faculty members issuing this statement recognize that there are or may be dissenting viewpoints within the […]

May 24 – ICER AGM

Please join us on Friday, May 24, for our Annual General Meeting. 9:30 to 11:00 am  (1 hr with 30 minutes buffer) This year, the AGM will be via Zoom only. We will review activities from last year, hear updates about ICER Press, and introduce the new director and new members. Join Zoom Meeting Phone […]

April 8, 2024: I-CER Storyteller Series with Dr. Shawn Wilson

I-CER Storyteller Series with Dr. Shawn Wilson Join Dr. Shawn Wilson, an Indigenous scholar, in conversation with Dr. Jon Corbett, ICER director, in a free-ranging conversation about Shawn’s journey as a community-engaged researcher. When: Monday, April 8, 2024 When: 2:00 – 4:00 pm The talk will start at 2’ish and we will enjoy some food […]

Feb.29 – Starting the Conversation: My community-based research journey: Exploring the impacts of climate change using participatory mapping at the University of British Columbia Okanagan.

Please join Sierra Lammi for the next Starting the Conversation! Tuesday, March 19 12 noon to 1:00 pm (PDT) In-person in Arts 368 Online via Zoom (please e-mail for the link) Abstract: My research uses participatory mapping processes as a tool for UBCO students to share and understand one another’s experiences with climate change, […]

Feb.29 Starting a Conversation with Fernanda Novoa – My community-based research journey: Navigating research, advocacy and allyship with the community of Mexican migrant agricultural workers in the Okanagan.

Thursday, February 29 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm (PST) Abstract: My research explores the experiences of Mexican migrant agricultural workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Okanagan. This community plays a vital role for ensuring Canadian food security; however, they experience numerous health inequities, many of which were exacerbated during the pandemic. In this conversation […]