Community Research Unit

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The Community Research Unit (CRU), based in the Faculty of Arts, connects community groups and University of Regina faculty and students through

  • research,
  • service-learning,
  • and other collaborative activities.

These partnerships seek answers to community questions to foster positive action and change. The CRU fosters and facilitates community engaged scholarship.


We're Hiring! Student Researcher Position

With our partner, Saskatchewan Trails Association, we are seeking a student researcher to help with a project that will identify best practices on turning abandoned railroad lines into multi-use trails. The main duties are interviewing and report writing: strong communication skills are a must. Access the full posting here. Deadline for applications is Monday, September 12.

New funded project! Reconciliation in the Media: Building Relationships for Better News Coverage

CRU is proud to support this amazing event! The Reconciliation and the Media Committee, based in Saskatoon, is hosting this one-day conference in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action. The intent of the conference is to change news coverage of Indigenous issues. October 4-5 in Saskatoon; registration is now open!