Making Lightning Strike: What systems shifts are needed to best support community-engaged research and innovation

Fri, Oct 20, 2023

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM MDT

The panel discussion will explore a series of key questions around supporting community-engaged research and innovation in Edmonton.

Topics discussed will include the role of community-engaged research in addressing complex societal issues seen in our city, the conditions needed for community-university relationships to be successful and sustainable, and systemic shifts needed to support community engagement, student learning and social accountability.

Location: 2nd Floor (Room 2-137) Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), 11405 ​- ​87 Avenue, Edmonton

ECHA is conveniently located by the Health Sciences LRT Station

Paid parking is available at the Jubilee Auditorium Car Park or Stadium Car Park

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Dr. David Phipps

York University

Assistant Vice President of Research Strategy

David is the Assistant Vice President of Research Strategy and Impact at York University, where he acts as the administrative lead for all research programs and oversees their impact on local and global communities. He also the Network Director for Research Impact Canada and serves on knowledge mobilization committees around the world.

André McDonald

University of Alberta

Associate Vice President (Strategic Research Initiatives and Performance)

Omar Yaqub

Islamic Family and Social Services Association

Servant of Servants

Funke Olokude

Ribbon Rouge Foundation

Executive Director

Location details

2-137 ECHA, 87 Avenue Northwest, University Of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Address: 2-137 ECHA, 87 Avenue Northwest, University Of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada