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Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit

 In January 2021, Thompson Rivers University launched a three-year, co-funded community-engaged research model, embedding a researcher-in-residence team in Kamloops City Hall and a series of city-driven projects, with the aim of creating a sustainable bridge between the city and the University. The objective here is the integration of community engaged research  practices over a significant … Continue reading "Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit"

June 15, 2022


Risk Based Emergency Response

Following the onset of a global pandemic in 2020, Sheridan closed its campuses and retooled over 3,000 courses for over 25,000 students and all student support services for virtual delivery, to comply with provincial directives preventing in-person teaching and learning on postsecondary campuses. To enable business continuity and retain the engagement of students and employees, … Continue reading "Risk Based Emergency Response"

June 15, 2022


Revamp of the Espace recherche + création Portal at the Université du Québec: An Invaluable Tool for Developing Research Opportunities

The Espace recherche + création (ERC) portal (https://erc.uquebec.ca/) was initially developed by the Université du Québec (UQ) in 2004 to share funding and award opportunities (grants, fellowships, etc.) with researchers working within the UQ network. A technological overhaul of this highly useful resource was required to address emerging needs and better meet the expectations of the research … Continue reading "Revamp of the Espace recherche + création Portal at the Université du Québec: An Invaluable Tool for Developing Research Opportunities"

June 15, 2022


University of Toronto Quarantine Accommodation Program

Since August 2020, an enthusiastic and dedicated multidivisional team across the U of T’s three campuses has worked hard to develop, manage, and maintain the U of T Quarantine Program. The Program was developed to encourage and ease the journey of our incoming and returning international students. Specifically, it was intended to provide these students … Continue reading "University of Toronto Quarantine Accommodation Program"

June 15, 2022





Maintaining academic continuity in clinical practicums associated with health profession programs at the University of Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic

Health profession students at the University of Toronto (U of T) were withdrawn from clinical placements in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic due to concerns about community spread and a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE). This clinical training is necessary to meet program and professional regulatory requirements. The pausing of clinical placements … Continue reading "Maintaining academic continuity in clinical practicums associated with health profession programs at the University of Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic"

June 15, 2021


Promoting Engaging, Accessible, and Sustainable Virtual Events

In response to the increase of virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McGill Office of Sustainability launched its Sustainable Virtual Event certification program with the goal of promoting sustainability and accessibility for virtual events. An adaptation of the successful McGill Sustainable Events certification program, which has certified more than 300 events since 2017, … Continue reading "Promoting Engaging, Accessible, and Sustainable Virtual Events"

June 15, 2021


UVic’s Shared Resources Program

The Shared Resources program was developed to redeploy UVic employees on temporary layoff due to COVID-19 and to provide a mechanism for UVic departments to share capacity among staff based on increased or decreased workloads. UVic’s response to COVID-19, as with most universities, created a surge in demand for services in some departments, and a lack of … Continue reading "UVic’s Shared Resources Program"

June 15, 2021


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