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Community collaboration and climate change research

Show simple item record Pearce, T. Smit, B. Fleming, L. 2011-04-01T16:11:18Z 2011-04-01T16:11:18Z 2011-03-01
dc.description This collection of 52 posters was presented at the Partnership Practices: Working with Community, Industry and Government event. This event was designed to highlight community-university partnerships for research and other purposes from across the university and community at a one-day event held at the Quebec Street Mall in the City of Guelph, Ontario. The website for the event and all resources is en_US
dc.description.abstract Research on climate change impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation, particularly projects aiming to contribute to practical adaptation initiatives, requires active involvement and collaboration with community members, and local, regional, and national organizations that use this research for policy making. Communities are already experiencing and adapting to environmental changes, and researchers have a practical and ethical responsibility to engage communities who are the focus of the research. This poster draws on the experiences of researchers working with communities globally, including in the Canadian Arctic, Africa, South Pacific Islands, Bangladesh, Chile, and Canadian Prairies, together with the expertise of local organizations, research institutes, and community partners, to outline key considerations for effectively engaging communities in collaborative research. These considerations include: initiating early and ongoing communication with communities, regional and national contacts; involving communities in research design and development; facilitating opportunities for local employment; and dissemination of research findings. Examples of each consideration are drawn from climate change research conducted by members of the Global Environmental Change Group with communities in Canada and internationally. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This was part of the Partnership Practices: Working with community, industry and university event, held on March 1, 2011. en_US
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dc.subject partnership practices en_US
dc.subject arctic en_US
dc.subject University of Guelph en_US
dc.subject abstract en_US
dc.subject poster en_US
dc.subject partnerships en_US
dc.subject collaboration en_US
dc.title Community collaboration and climate change research en_US
dc.type Conference Poster en_US
dc.description.version These posters were in response to a Call for Posters. The selection was made by the Steering Committee Members: Linda Hawkins, Director, Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship ; Erin Skimson, Director, Business Development Office, Office of Research; Sue Bennett, Director, University and Community Relations, Office of the President ; Melanie Lang, Director, CBASE, College of Management and Economics; Bronwynn Wilton, Industry Outreach Knowledge Mobilization Manager, Office of Research, Agri-Food Partnerships; Shawna Reibling, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship ; Jennifer Peleschak, Manager of Programs and Events, College of Management and Economics ; and Mary Magyar, Events Assistant, Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship

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