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CCBR hosts National Summit in Waterloo Region

Nov 04, 2014

Pursuing Excellence in Collaborative Community-Campus Research: A National Summit - November 3 and 4, 2014

The Centre for Community Based Research together with Community- Based Research Canada is organizing a National Summit on Collaborative Community-Campus Research. This invitation-only event will be held on November 3 and 4, 2014 at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. The event is for leaders of collaborative community-campus research across the country to:

1) Share about community-impactful research through case examples of successful community-campus collaborations;

2) Build consensus on indicators of excellence for collaborative community-campus research that leads to tangible impacts;

3) Discuss the establishment of Hubs of Excellence in collaborative community-campus research across Canada, each addressing social topics that build on respective partners' past research and expertise;

4) Mobilize National Summit learning through the Community-Based Research Canada national network.

Public Lecture - Monday November 3

This gathering will invite Waterloo community members to participate in a gala reception sponsored by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on the evening of Monday, November 3rd. Register for this event at (See flyer on this page)

Student Forum - Tuesday November 4

Students are invited to attend the Student Forum being held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at  the Paul Martin Centre(located by the dining hall, off Mid-Campus Drive: at Wilfrid Laurier University. See the flyer on this page. Contact Taylor at if you wish to attend.

Thank you Sponsors

The National Summit is made possible by a SSRHC Connection Grant and generous contributions from partners and community collaborators including Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU), University of Waterloo (UW), Renison University College, University of Guelph, the Centre for International Governance and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. 

Public event at CIGI

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Sign up at if you would like to attend this public event on Monday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Student Forum at National Summit

For more information contact (This event is sponsored by the Centre for Community Based Research, Community Based Research Canada and Wilfrid Laurier's Centre for Community Research Learning and Action).