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

Bigger Than Me Podcast highlights CHASI

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The Bigger Than Me Podcast, hosted by UFV alum Aaron Pete, featured two interviews with members of the CHASI team in June! First, Aaron spoke with Spencer Huesken, our Research Associate. Today, Bigger Than Me released an interview Dr. Martha Dow, CHASI’s director. CHASI would like to extend our thanks to Aaron for taking the … Read more

Announcement: Industry partnerships help secure $45,000 award for three UFV undergrads

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Collaborations with community partners and high-quality student research experiences are key for one research centre at Abbotsford’s University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The Community Health and Social Innovation Hub (CHASI) recently welcomed three undergraduate UFV students as research assistants (RA) thanks to $45,000 in awards from Canadian research non-profit Mitacs and a partnership with … Read more

CHASI Hub Partnerships

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Partnerships The Hub has developed multiple formal and informal collaborative relationships with communities, government, and industry. These partnerships are captured in MOUs, participation as advisory committee members, collaborators, and knowledge transfer/integration partners. The primary focus of these relationships and the work of the Hub is to support research, support the development, implementation and evaluation of … Read more

A Message from the Director, Community Health and Social Innovation Hub

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Our team at the Hub is incredibly excited to be engaged with our partners in what we consider critical work as our communities grapple with the meaning of and access to individual and collective well-being. As an educator, the social, political, and economic challenges and possibilities of this enterprise during such unsettling and difficult times … Read more