Community-University Partnerships

The Community-University Partnerships working group has the goal of developing strong collaborative partnerships between the UBC Centre for Migration Studies’ academic and community members.

The group aims 1) to develop the community-university approach in the Centre for Migration Studies and 2) to facilitate research collaborations between academic and community partners leading to grant proposal development.

Research Group Members

To learn more about the group, including how to get more involved and join, please contact the Group Coordinator, Suzanne Huot.

Research Areas

Our research is interdisciplinary in focus and includes various Community-University Partnerships relating to migration topics and methods including:

  • Integration and Inclusion
  • Language, Literacy, and Linguistics
  • Undocumented Migration and Statelessness
  • Community-Engaged Research
  • Survey Research

Presentations & Resources

Dialoguing lived citizenship through collaborative autoethnography (11/29/2023)

Suzanne Huot: On Understanding Social Participation (07/21/2020)

Programmes & Initiatives

A range of migration-oriented research collaborations between community partners and academic partners are emerging. Partners leading the following initiatives shared their stories of collaborations that exemplify the diversity of approaches to community-university partnerships and the value of engaging in shared research. Learn more about each project and initiative.

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