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CHASIcast: Dr. Sarah Beaulieu part 2 — making research meaningful

Dr. Sarah Beaulieu sits in the CIVL Radio studio with a microphone in front of her. Behind her, a window looks out at the UFV Abbotsford Student Union Building Atrium, with flags visible hanging from the ceiling above. A quote from Dr. Beaulieu reads: “For me it's really important that we are upholding and raising these oral traditions and these stories. It's important that the protocols, these traditions, are upheld, and are held equally to the science — the science that we're using behind GPR.”

We’re honoured to welcome Dr. Sarah Beaulieu back to the CHASIcast! As a conflict anthropologist, UFV professor, and CHASI faculty associate, Dr. Beaulieu’s work spans from the classroom to archaeological sites, with a focus on former internment camps and working with First Nations groups. In this episode, Dr. Beaulieu explains her work with ground-penetrating radar … Read more

CHASI’s Community Action Cohort empowers students to work with community

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UFV’s Community Health and Social Innovation (CHASI) Hub is excited to announce its Community Action Cohort (CAC) initiative which will support 24 student research assistant and intern positions through 2023 and 2024. These students will be involved in rich experiential learning opportunities working alongside research and knowledge mobilization professionals and supported by a faculty and … Read more

The Laramie Project: digital art competition call for entries

Poster-style graphic. On the left side, there is a photo of a bird on a barbed wire fence, silhouetted against a rising/setting sun and a large tree standing alone in a field. On the right side, text reads: “UFV Theatre, SOCA, & CHASI present: The Laramie Project Digital Art call for entries. Top prize: $3,500 & interview with The Cascade. UFV Students are invited to submit an original art piece, providing their own perspective on or response to The Laramie Project, as part of a digital art competition. Deadline: February 3. Full details: blogs.ufv.ca/chasi/laramie-art.”

Digital Art Call for Entries Currently enrolled UFV students are invited to submit an original digital art piece, providing their own perspective on or response to The Laramie Project, as part of a digital art competition with a top prize of $3,500 cash and an interview with The Cascade about the winning entry. Selected entries … Read more

CHASIcast: Dr. Sarah Beaulieu’s conflict anthropology resurfaces Canada’s buried past

Dr. Sarah Beaulieu sits in the CIVL Radio studio with a microphone in front of her. Behind her, a window looks out at the UFV Abbotsford Student Union Building Atrium, with flags visible hanging from the ceiling above. A quote from Dr. Beaulieu reads: “You are working with disenfranchised communities, marginalized communities, and giving voice to those communities who have essentially been forgotten about ... bringing to light a part of history that we are no longer talking about. And we can’t learn from our mistakes unless we talk about it and make amends for it.”

Dr. Sarah Beaulieu, a conflict anthropologist, UFV professor, and CHASI faculty associate, joins us on the latest episode of the CHASIcast. Her work spans from the classroom to archaeological sites, with a focus on former internment camps and working with First Nations groups. In this episode, Dr. Beaulieu discusses how she found a passion for … Read more

Channeling Youth Voices an official selection at CIFF

A documentary created in collaboration between CHASI researchers and Chilliwack Youth will be screened as an official selection of the Chilliwack Independent Film Festival on Saturday, November 19. It will be screened in a block with five other short documentaries from around the world.  The Channeling Youth Voices project covers such topics as mental and/or … Read more

CHASIcast: Dr. Shelley Canning discusses Canada’s aging population, nursing, and her dream course

Dr. Shelley Canning sits on a couch in a radio studio opposite Dr. Martha Dow. They speak into microphones, with a glowing orange “on air” sign on the wall above Dr. Canning. A quote superimposed on the lower third of the image reads: “I think we lost our way. So we lost our focus, and we lost our place at the bedside, and we lost our passion for that hands on nurse. Nurses, we do bodily care, we work with our hands, and there’s great pride, I think, in doing that. But we kind of turned away from that work. And what I think the last couple of years of COVID has shown us is that that work is what’s needed.” The quote is attributed to Dr. Shelley Canning.

After a brief hiatus, the CHASIcast returns with Dr. Shelley Canning. As an associate professor in nursing, director of the Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA), member of UFV’s Board of Governors, and a CHASI Faculty Associate, Dr. Canning brings considerable knowledge to our podcast. Dr. Canning’s efforts recently contributed to UFV becoming … Read more

Wellness & Connectedness in White Rock During COVID-19

How does COVID-19 affect the older adults in BC? Today is the International Day for Older Persons, and we are launching a new social media series on our Instagram and Twitter which will explore that question throughout October. In October 2021, CHASI released a report on Wellness and Connectedness in White Rock during COVID-19, in … Read more

New Research: The Materiality of Mental Health at the Morrissey World War I Internment Camp

Assistant Professor (School of Culture, Media and Society) and CHASI Faculty Associate Dr. Sarah Beaulieu has published a new article in Historical Archaeology. Titled “The Materiality of Mental Health at the Morrissey World War I Internment Camp,” Dr. Beaulieu’s research focuses on the Morrissey Internment Camp, one of Canada’s 24 World War I internment camps, … Read more

CHASI’s experts

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The CHASI team includes experts in a wide range of academic disciplines under our wide umbrella of community health and social innovation. Below you’ll find a listing of some of our knowledgeable researchers, their areas of expertise, and an email where you can reach them. Dr. Satwinder Bains Email: satwinder.bains@ufv.ca Expertise: Race, racism and ethnicity … Read more