• Networking,  Professional Development

    Measuring Collaboration Presentation and Engagement with CES (free event!)

    An Opportunity to: -> Meet the President of the Canadian Evaluation Society -> Engage with provincial CES folks -> Enjoy a presentation on measuring collaboration The Presentation Organizations are increasingly pressured to achieve results in complex environments. The collaboration frequently required to carry out projects and programs is often missing from theories of change. Evaluation can play a key role in articulating how and in what contexts improved relationships and collaboration lead to improved outcomes. A deeper understanding of collaboration can help to guide the design of interventions and strengthen long-term improvements to programs and organizational functioning. This presentation offers a series of concepts and tools related to measuring collaboration.…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    REMINDER: Upcoming FREE Lecture by Dr Stephen Brookfield

    MSVU President’s Visiting Lecture Series to host Dr. Stephen Brookfield Mount Saint Vincent University and the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute are pleased to host Dr. Stephen Brookfield, award winning expert on adult education and teaching race, for the 2019 edition of the President’s Visiting Lecture Series on Teaching and Learning. In his talk “Overcoming white supremacy through teaching with narrative disclosure”, Dr. Brookfield, will explore ways of teaching about race. In his recent book Teaching Race: How to help students unmask and challenge racism, he notes the following (points which will also underpin his talk at MSVU): We live in a time of rampant racism. If unchallenged, racism will continue…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Upcoming lecture by Dr. Stephen Brookfield

    MSVU President’s Visiting Lecture Series to host Dr. Stephen Brookfield Mount Saint Vincent University and the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute are pleased to host Dr. Stephen Brookfield, award winning expert on adult education and teaching race, for the 2019 edition of the President’s Visiting Lecture Series on Teaching and Learning. In his talk “Overcoming white supremacy through teaching with narrative disclosure”, Dr. Brookfield, will explore ways of teaching about race. In his recent book Teaching Race: How to help students unmask and challenge racism, he notes the following (points which will also underpin his talk at MSVU): We live in a time of rampant racism. If unchallenged, racism will continue…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment

    Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment Dr. Robert Bullard Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning & Environmental Policy Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University Thursday, October 26, 2017 7 pm-8:30 pm Ondaatje Hall, Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue Full Day Symposium, with Keynote from Dr. George Lipsitz, University of California, Santa Barbara Friday, October 27, 2017 9 am – 5 pm Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, space, the environment, and health in Indigenous and Black communities look like? How can we best acknowledge…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Research Impact Evaluation Forum

    Research Impact Evaluation Forum Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ADT Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health, the National Alliance of Provincial Health Research Organizations, and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation arehosting a Research Impact Evaluation Forum on September 30, 2017 in Halifax. This is a free event – lunch and refreshments will be provided. The forum will be informal, engaging and interactive, using presentations and group discussions. The aim is to: Bring together researchers, evaluators and decision makers to explore the evaluation of research impact. Share the Canadian Academy of Health Science (CAHS) Preferred Impact Framework and the experiences of organizations in Canada implementing the framework. Learn from Dr. Stewart Mercer,…