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 […]

Jan.15 – CER Student Award Application Deadline

CER Student CER AWARD Announcement Application Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2024 (at midnight)  In recognition of ICER’s commitment to supporting students involved in community engaged research, we are awarding three $1000 scholarships in 2024. The scholarships offer financial support to current UBC Okanagan graduate, or in exceptional circumstances, undergraduate, students. The recipients should be actively […]

Nov. 30 The big, scary what-If: What happens to your community engaged research (CER), if something happens to you?

  ICER is hosting a one hour discussion that explores the question: What happens to your Community Engaged Research, if something happens to you? Thursday, Nov. 30 2:30 to 3:30 pm Arts 368 or via Zoom Please email to register either in-person or for the Zoom link. While this topic is geared towards current […]

Nov.29 Starting a Conversation with Cara Basil: My Journey as an Indigenous Student Researcher: Partnering with Esk’etemc to Explore Esk’etemc Ways of Caring for One Another through Illness

Join us for the next Starting the Conversation with Cara Basil! Wednesday, Nov. 29 12:30 to 1:30 pm Arts 368  in person, UBC Okanagan or via Zoom (e-mail for the link   Abstract Research with Indigenous communities is a sacred journey and require meaningful partnerships that benefit the community. Graduate student Cara Basil will […]

Nov. 2 – Starting the Conversation* with Rachel McGraw

Relationships, respect, and listening in sociolinguistic research with Totonac communities in Mexico Rachel McGraw, Sessional Lecturer CCGS, PhD Candidate in Linguistics University of Alberta Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 3:00 to 4:00 pm (pdt) In Person: Arts 368 (ICER) or via Zoom. Please email: for the link Abstract: In this discussion I explore the importance […]