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Dr. Cathy Paton to co-lead the development of Centre [4] Art and Research

Artist-Researcher and McMaster PhD Graduate, Cathy Paton, has received a Post-Doctoral Fellowship to lead the creation of Centre[4] Art & Research, a collaboration between Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice, and the Community Research Platform (CRP) at McMaster University.
Apr 03, 2023

Come join the Community Research Platform team!

The Community Research Platform (CRP) is seeking a part-time Project Officer/Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator to advance the CRP’s research and knowledge mobilization infrastructure, processes, and resources.
Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Diana Singh, to present emotional labour study at Ontario Library Association (OLA) conference

The panel presentation entitled Emotions Matter: Emotional Labour Training And Resilience Skill Building in Public Library Work will take place on February 2nd from 10:30am-11:30am at the OLA conference held at Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Feb 01, 2023

Five Social Sciences Graduate Students Awarded Community-Engaged Research (CER) Internships

The Community Research Platform (CRP), through its Community-Engaged Research (CER) Graduate Student Internship Program, has awarded five graduate student internships.
Jan 23, 2023

Peer support is a valuable mental health service, research finds

Peer support services offered by the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Hamilton Branch offer an “overwhelmingly positive experience,” according to a new McMaster study that offers best practices to help them scale up.
Dec 02, 2022

CRP launches Community-Engaged Research (CER) Graduate Student Internships

The Community Research Platform is excited to announce the launch of a new CER Graduate Student Internship Program.
Sep 14, 2022

New Research Tool Kit Supports Collaboration Between Public Libraries and Post-Secondary Institutions

As a Researcher-in-Residence at the Hamilton Public Library, Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Kaitlin Wynia Baluk worked with library workers to produce a research tool kit to aid in the development and advancement of meaningful, mutually beneficial research partnerships between Public Libraries and Post-Secondary institutions.
Aug 16, 2022

Doctoral Candidate, Rachel VanEvery, awarded Mitacs grant to work with CMHA Hamilton

Rachel VanEvery, PhD. Candidate in the Department of Health, Aging and Society, has been awarded a Mitacs Accelerate grant for a research internship with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Hamilton. The project, Investigating the Role of Peer Support in Reducing the Harms of Substance Use and Advancing Recovery: A Qualitative Analysis of CMHA Hamilton’s Community Mental Health Peer Support Initiatives, will be supervised by Dr. James Gillett, Associate Professor, Health, Aging and Society.
May 02, 2022

ARMS Executive Director, Dr. Diana Singh, featured in McMaster Brighter World news

Dr. Diana Singh’s "Emotions Matter Study" featured on McMaster University’s news platform: Brighter World.
Feb 25, 2022

Get to know Leora Sas van der Linden, the Community Research Platform (CRP)'s program manager

Leora talks about a day in her life, the work being done by the CRP and what she considers her dream trip.
Feb 23, 2022

Community Leader Adjunct Appointments

The Community Research Platform (CRP) is excited to share that three of the platform’s Steering Committee members have been appointed as Adjunct Professors at McMaster.
Feb 10, 2022

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Diana Singh, awarded a SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Dr. Diana Singh has been awarded a SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant (COVID-19 Special Initiative) in collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association (Hamilton Branch)
Oct 06, 2021