New Global Research from UNESCO Chair in Community-based Research

Pleased to showcase recent research in this open source e-book from a global study of institutional arrangements for the facilitation and support of research partnerships between Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and Higher Education Institutions (HEI). The book...

Participatory Water Governance in Khayelitsha, Cape Town

This video captures some of the highlights of our ongoing Participatory Video project between the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia and Illso Care Society in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The goal of the project is...
Finding our groove in the streets of Khayelitsha, Cape Town

Finding our groove in the streets of Khayelitsha, Cape Town

We recently wrapped up an exciting week-long video production training with 24 youth members of the Iliso Care Society, in Khayelitsha (Site C) Cape Town in November 2014. The training was part of a Participatory Video project exploring and documenting narratives...

Preparing for the field!!

Next month I will be traveling to Cape Town, South Africa working on a Participatory Video project with youth groups, documenting and challenging issues related to water governance and sanitation.  This project is part of my Postdoctoral research in collaboration with...
New Projects and Publications!

New Projects and Publications!

Very excited to announce our SSHRC Partnership Development Grant was funded…and rated number one in the country!! The project brings together a stellar team across Canada and the globe.  The UNESCO Chair in CBR will be working with UBC, the Coady Institute, UVic...

The 6th Living Knowledge Network Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

The 6th Living Knowledge Network conference took place April 9-11 in Copenhagen, Denmark with a focus on Civil Society-based Innovation, Co-creation and Participation, attended by over 250 delegates from all over the world. The network is set up for people interested...

Arts of Engagement Pre-Conference Workshop May 20

Join Dr. Sarah Wiebe and I for The Arts of Engagement Pre-Conference Workshop at the University of Victoria on May 20th 2014, in conjunction with the CUVIC 2014 conference, Beyond Engagement: Integration Innovation and Impact. This interdisciplinary workshop,...

Visual Methods Workshop at UBC March 25th 10-12

Join us for a visual methods workshop this Tuesday at the IRES, hosted by EDGES.  Jonathan Taggart, Nathan Bennett and I will talk about our research with communities using video and photography as a tool for communication and development.  Following will be a...