Communities of Practice
|Topic||Description|| Next Meeting Date/RSVP
|| Related Documents
|Social, political, environmental, economic and cultural determinants of health and well-being||To explore how we can increase the impact of our research by creating interdisciplinary synergy across our diverse research areas, broadly described as: Contribute to a more sustainable, livable and just world by promoting and mobilizing evidence-based knowledge regarding the social, environmental, political, cultural and economic determinants of health and well-being. How can this knowledge be combined to better understand the complexities and root causes of some of the key challenges of today’s society. We can then work together to mobilize our combined knowledge to inform policy and practice.||TBA||
|Manuel Riemer, Bonnie Glencross, Kate Rossiter (Brantford)
| Citizen Science
Citizen science refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.
January 14, 2014 10am Waterloo Library: 3-314
|| Robert McLeman
||This group is designed to provide on-going support and peer learning for participants in the "Jump start your scholarly writing" workshop offered in February 2014. An additional offering of this workshop will be scheduled in June 2014. This group will be on-going.
| Vulnerable Populations
||This emerging group explores issues of ethics, values, representation, equity, and social justice as they pertain to how we conduct research and produce knowledge.|| TBA in Brantford
|| Kate Rossiter
||This group will discuss issues related to SMART Regions.
||TBA in 2014
||This is a group of aboriginal and aboriginal-focused researchers works in the areas of aboriginal focused research at Laurier.
||Met in Summer 2013
|| For faculty members engaged in research activities related to nanoscience and
Laurier is a founding member of Nano Ontario, "a not-for-profit organization that represents the interests of academic, government, industrial, and finance community members in the development of nanotechnologies in Ontario".
| New Media
||This group of Laurier researchers works in areas related to new media, digital technology, etc.
||Met in Spring 2013
Please Contact us if you are interested in gathering together like-minded folks to discuss mutual interests in a inter-disciplinary group.