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Research Partnerships

 

Community partnerships facilitates collaborative research relationships between UVic and the broader community, including not-for-profits and government partners. We help to build successful and mutually beneficial research partnerships to create positive impact in the community. Read more about Community partnerships.

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  • Prest, Anita; Goble, J. Scott; Vázquez-Cordoba, Héctor; Jung, H.-J. (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2021)
    The British Columbia (BC) Ministry of Education established educational policies to embed local Indigenous knowledge, worldviews and pedagogies in all grades from Kindergarten to Grade 12. As part of this policy, all music ...
  • Lake, Chelsea; Lewis, Zach (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    By collaborating with First Nations and shifting child welfare policies to include traditional decision-making, governments may find solutions that meet the needs of Indigenous communities.
  • Boychuk, Jacquelyn; Mott, Addison (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Social and cultural forces influence diagnosis of developmental disorders like Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). However, most research on FASD focuses on the biological and medical aspects of the disorder. In their ...
  • Prest, Anita; Goble, J. Scott; Vázquez-Cordoba, Héctor; Tuinstra, Beth (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2021)
    In 2015, the British Columbia (BC) Ministry of Education mandated that local Indigenous knowledge, pedagogies, and worldviews be embedded in all subject curriculum documents from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Nevertheless, BC ...
  • Fisher, Alexandra; Sharma, Priyanka (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    LGBTQ+ youths' basic human needs for safety, fair treatment, and support often go unmet in child welfare. This research identifies three key child welfare improvements LGBTQ+ youth need: supportive policy, staff training, ...
  • Buchanan, Jane; Salman, Nadia (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    The Ministry of Children and Family Development’s workshop Building Bridges through Understanding the Village supports Indigenous cultural understanding by having a positive impact on the way people see themselves engaging ...
  • Collardeau, Fanie (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    How can collaborating on child welfare empower Indigenous Communities?
  • Marcellus, Lenora (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Some children in foster care are infants. The experience of foster care for infants is known as a risk factor for development. Infants also have the greatest capacity for overcoming early challenges.
  • Elliott, Andrew; Mazhari, Leila (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    New technologies can increase mobility and efficiency in the field of social work, while keeping data secure. Harnessing these efficiencies is a chance to focus resources on vital in-person services for clients. To take ...
  • Sharma, Varun (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Carefully managing resources for foster children means that time and money for children’s needs are not wasted. Using automated tracking systems, staff can quickly find out what resources are needed to provide care.
  • Whyte, Katie (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    In rural British Columbia (BC), long wait times and therapist recruitment challenges limit access to therapy services for children with special needs. Using remote communications like webcams, encouraging collaboration ...
  • Virdi, Satinder; Wood, Suzanne (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2020)
    Lifelong healthy sexuality starts with what people learn as children. The British Columbia (BC) curriculum includes education on sexual health, putting teachers in a position to support children in making healthy life ...
  • Gornicki, Paulina (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    In British Columbia, Indigenous children are 15 times more likely to end up in foster care. This overrepresentation is rooted in various causes, such as a lack of child protection legislation that supports varying cultural ...
  • Caldwell, Devon; Nauta, Melissa (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Regularly assessing foster children’s development and giving more care based on the results can ensure children grow up healthy. Standardizing developmental screening across Canada, including culturally-relevant screening ...
  • Busch, David (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Not all people that start a course to increase their skills at work complete it. This is a problem for employers. For multi-day training–check-ins, feedback and time off can raise completion rates.
  • Lawrence, Breanna Catherine; Marshall, E. Anne (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Young adults living in rural communities can face unique social and economic challenges when moving from high school to post-secondary and the working world. However, community and family encouragement and positive and ...
  • Butt, Leslie (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2018)
    Women separated from their infants due to migration continue to have relationships with their children; however, it is not one represented by physical touch and intimacy. This research shows that absent mothers can experience ...
  • Stanger-Ross, Jordan; Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2021)
    Can you imagine someone taking your home, all your possessions, and your freedom? In 1942, Canada forcibly removed and interned 21,460 Japanese Canadians from British Columbia (BC). They could bring only what they could ...
  • Antonio, Marcy; Petrovskaya, Olga; Lau, Francis (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2021)
    This scoping review examined how research on patient portals addresses health equity. “Health equity” means that people get the health care and resources needed to support their health, and are not disadvantaged because ...
  • Smith, Chantelle (Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization, 2020)
    There is currently no consistent or regulated method for collecting client feedback in counselling sessions within Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) services. This leads to a lack of deeper understanding of experience ...

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