The State of Public Engagement in Canada and Beyond
As the benefits of community-university collaboration become more and more clear, many Canadian academic institutions have begun the process of shifting towards a more engagement-oriented approach to research and teaching & learning.
It’s a complex process- while plenty of public engagement is happening on a one-on-one basis, there are significant challenges related to embedding public engagement on a more institution-wide level.
What lessons can Canadian institutions learn (and teach) other universities and jurisdictions around the world?
A panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Noreen Golfman, Provost and VP (Academic), Memorial University, featuring:
- Ted Hewitt, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
- Kevin Morgan, Professor of Governance and Development in the School of Geography and Planning, Dean of Engagement, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
- Sara Woods, Executive Associate to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and Director of the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Centre, University of Nebraska at Omaha