Job Posting: CRHESI Research Coordinator

We are hiring a Research Coordinator to support CRHESI’s involvement on multiple research projects, while also developing new research opportunities. Given the large number of projects within the CRHESI ecosystem, the Research Coordinator ensures that project agreements are developed congruent with CRHESI’s desired role on the project, that CRHESI is appropriately engaged in projects that include full partnership, and that CRHESI is involved with newly developing projects. The overall role of the Research Coordinator is to support CRHESI in the high achievement of research outcomes including both valuable contributions and volume of outputs.

To view the full job description or apply, please visit recruit.uwo.ca and search for job number 18130. Posting closes on January 8, 2020.

Thank you for circulating this opportunity to relevant networks and for sharing this notice with potentially interested candidates.

Community Research Incubator: Call for Discussion Items

The next Community Research Incubator (CRI) is on Monday, January 27, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at the Fox and Fiddle. A full description and sign up form for the session are available here.

Do you have an item to bring forward? Possible topics include…

– Ideas for future research or collaborations?
– Identified problems, gaps or issues in the community?
– Nascent plans in need of additional partners?
– Questions to bring forward for community input?
– Finding a ‘sounding board’ for new proposals or strategies?
– An idea for a research or evaluation project?

If you have an item to bring forward, please email info@crhesi.ca OR indicate the topic you would like to discuss in the registration form.

In Review: CRHESI’s Community Research Incubator

What happened?

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, CRHESI hosted its inaugural Community Research Incubator.

You can read the Twitter streams to review the notes of each conversation below or access the full raw note dataset generated from the event.

Topic: Nurturing research and collaboration on dis/ability and inclusive physical activity in London and region #CRItable5

Topic: ATN intends to establish an adaptive kitchen at the Old East Village Grocer as the home training site of the Nourishing Abilities Cooking Club #CRItable7

Topic: Let’s talk about how the structures and context of academic research have defined research collaborations #CRItable6

Topic: How do organizations define and conceptualize ‘health equity’ and how do they feel it ought to be pursued, given where they are situated in the community? #CRItable3

Topic: Opportunities for working with Western students to advance community initiatives and programming through Community Engaged Learning. #CRItable1

Topic: What guides are other organizations in London using as benchmarks for equity and diversity best practices? #CRItable2

What are we learning?

The Community Research Incubator format is experimental. A Community Engaged Learning (CEL) student team is currently conducting an evaluation of the event on our behalf. If you have any feedback or suggestions for the structure or format for future sessions, please email us at info@crhesi.ca with your input.

What is next?

We are hosting another Community Research Incubator on Monday, January 27, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at the Fox and Fiddle (355 Wellington). Please register via Eventbrite.

November Calendar Alerts

November brings several amazing learning and collaboration opportunities. Make sure these dates are in your calendar!

Finding the Social in Physician Narratives: The Example of Institutional Ethnography
Learn more about Institutional Ethnography (IE) research methodology
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Room 2130, Elborn College, Western University

City Symposium: Reducing Inequalities
Hear from four people in our community addressing inequalities
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:40 PM – 9:00 PM
Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library
251 Dundas Street

PUSH Movie Night
Learn more about the global implications of the housing crisis
Monday, November 18, 6:30 PM
Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library
251 Dundas Street

CRHESI Lightning Talks & Community Reception
Wide-ranging updates on the activities of CRHESI-affliated researchers and community partners
Thursday, November 21, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Innovation Works London
201 King Street