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Skills for Research Impact Series: Stakeholder Engagement

Skills for Research Impact is a workshop series for University of Guelph faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. Throughout the series, participants will be invited to apply the workshops’ content to their own research contexts and goals, and bring in real examples to work on.

The Politics of Inclusion and Diversity

Join us for a dialogue on how we live and move forward in a diverse world. Debra Thompson, Ph.D., McGill University Minh Do, Ph.D. University of Guelph Marisha Roman, LL.B. Rubin Thomlinson, LLP Ian Spears, Associate Professor, University of Guelph (moderator) Zoom meeting link Meeting ID: 974 8900 2506 Passcode: 441894

Skills for Research Impact Series: Planning for Research Impact

Skills for Research Impact is a workshop series for University of Guelph faculty, research staff and graduate students interested in enhancing the impact of their research. Throughout the series, participants will be invited to apply the workshops’ content to their own research contexts and goals, and bring in real examples to work on.

This red line goes straight to your heart: A roundtable on intergenerational storytelling

A discussion of Madhur Anand’s book This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart.   Madhur Anand – Professor, School of Environmental Sciences and author, University of Guelph Nurejan Aziz – Publisher, Mawenzi House Bela Ravi – Chancellor of Huntington University Soraya Peerbaye – Award-winning author of Tell: Poems for a Girlhood

Contesting Systemic Racism

Join us for a discussion with two distinguished guests about how to address structural inequalities and achieve a more just society.   Mary Anne Chambers OONT, Member of the GIDS External Advisory Board, Former U of G Governor, Bank Executive, Ontario Cabinet Minister   Patrick Case Assistant Deputy Minister – Education Equity Secretariat, Ministry of Education  

The Influence of Cash Transfers and Remittances on Children: A case study

Government Cash transfers (CTs) are a common aid intervention and many households rely on familial remittances. Yet the link between this aid and children’s protection, health and education in disaster prone areas is not well understood. This seminar explores how these monetary flows affect children, through a case study of Madhepura District, India.   Guest speaker:  Elijah Dalton, MSc. Capacity Development & Extension, University of Guelph

Scarcity, Abundance & The Human Dimension: Analyzing urban-rural water conflict in India

National governance reform is the central challenge within the Indian water sector. However, national initiatives on legal reform underestimate the challenges of place-specific water issues in the Indian context. This webinar presents case studies on rural-urban transfers of water in large metropolitan centers, highlighting the importance of governance reform and the centrality of politics in the re-allocation of water from agricultural to urban-industrial use.  

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