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Laurier Energy Efficiency Project (LEEP)

Electrical power production in Ontario is changing from centralized to decentralized. The commercial availability of renewable energy and energy storage technologies have made big strides forward. As such, in a landscape with increasing risks to campus operations, Laurier elected to develop an energy strategy that would improve climate adaptation, progress reliability and resiliency of energy … Continue reading "Laurier Energy Efficiency Project (LEEP)"

June 15, 2022


Facilitating Knowledge Exchange and Staff Connection: Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Project Management Community of Practice

Recent studies have begun to document the importance of building a project management community of practice (CoP) in academic settings, particularly research administration (Lehman, 2017; Wedekind & Philbin, 2018). Benefits of CoPs include improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness and improving the confidence and connectedness of staff in increasingly complex and uncertain environments (Lee et al., … Continue reading "Facilitating Knowledge Exchange and Staff Connection: Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Project Management Community of Practice"

June 15, 2022


Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR)

The Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR) is a community-based initiative housed in the department of Facilities Management, in partnership with various departments and student groups, and is a key initiative of the Zero Waste Concordia program. CUCCR collects and diverts materials that would otherwise be treated as waste, and makes them available to the general public, … Continue reading "Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR)"

June 15, 2022


University Systems – Cybersecurity Working Group

The Cybersecurity Working Group (CWG) is a cross-divisional team and approach that enables the University of Victoria to improve cybersecurity –  technology, processes, and practices – through projects and continuous improvement. It’s an example of people and process innovation that overcomes limited resources by changing how we work together and empowering leadership and collaboration at … Continue reading "University Systems – Cybersecurity Working Group"

June 15, 2022


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


Brock University’s Self-Isolation Process During COVID-19

In Fall 2021, close to 2,500 students moved into residences across campus. Brock University developed a Pandemic Recovery Guiding Document to guide operations throughout the pandemic and will continue to serve as a key document for the Emergency Management Group at the University. Part 3 of the document outlines protocols for COVID-19 surveillance and case … Continue reading "Brock University’s Self-Isolation Process During COVID-19"

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


UBC Sauder Hub – Staff and Faculty Intranet

This nomination is for the UBC Sauder Hub (The Hub), an engagement platform used to keep faculty and staff within the UBC Sauder School of Business up-to-date with what’s happening across the school and UBC as a whole. It is used for internal communications, engagement, and sharing resources. It was launched in May 2020 by … Continue reading "UBC Sauder Hub – Staff and Faculty Intranet"

June 15, 2022


File Cabinets for Sale: All-Electronic Student Record System

The Université de Montréal (UdeM) has initiated a project to modernize student record management. Previously, there were multiple documents on file for every student, spread out across different physical and electronic locations. UdeM therefore decided to create a single electronic student record (Dossier Étudiant Électronique Unique or DÉÉU) to cover everything from admissions to archives. … Continue reading "File Cabinets for Sale: All-Electronic Student Record System"

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


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