Toolkit Workshop Series

The Research is Done … Now What?

Monday, September 23, 2019

8:30 a.m. to noon

United Way of Regina
1440 Scarth Street, Regina

This session will focus on the critical role of dissemination and outreach as it relates to research findings. From small-scale and grassroots community initiatives to larger-scale research projects, the session will bring together researchers and community partners to discuss mobilizing research findings. The session will explore established and emerging strategies to get the word out on research findings. Time will also be spend on a critical analysis of the goals associated to this type of outreach including the possibility and limited to impact public understanding of key issues as well as program and policy implications. Everyone is welcome. Registration will be limited with a focus on those that have research ideas or recent research findings that they would like to mobilize into the general public. This will be a hands-on workshop in which participants will be able to experiment with messaging and outreach strategies with their own (and other) projects.

About the facilitator: Dr. Michelle Stewart is an Associate Professor in Gender, Religion and Critical Studies, Associated Faculty in the Department of Justice Studies and Director of the Community Research Unit at the University of Regina on Treaty Four Territory. As an applied anthropologist, Michelle’s research focuses on community-engaged projects and partnerships focused on cognitive disabilities, mental health and racialized health inequalities. Michelle’s research addresses these social justice issues through policy engagement and working directly with families, individuals and agencies to impact programs and practices to better support individuals and families with complex disabilities like FASD.

There is no charge to attend this workshop but space is limited.