News and Updates

Capacity Research Unit receives $2.5 million for gender-based violence research

The Capacity Research Unit, based at UBC’s School of Nursing, will receive $2,499,946 over seven years to implement and test a trauma and violence-informed outreach intervention for women and girls affected by violence. This project is of one of 17 projects awarded funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant Program […]

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We are growing! Stay tuned!

We are in the midst of a busy and exciting time where we are growing and working on our current projects. Check back in August for a new website with lots of updates and news about what is happening at Capacity Research Unit!

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The Capacity Research Unit is Hiring!

The Capacity Research Unit is looking to hire an Outreach Worker (Interventionist) for the Outreach Project. This individual is expected to engage in community outreach activities, set up safe environments for data collection and conduct data analysis. More information about the position can be found here. The Outreach Project is a joint initiative between the […]

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Attend an upcoming presentation by Dr. Bungay!!!

On October 3rd, 2017, Dr. Bungay will be presenting on the ethics of research participation. Dr. Bungay will be presenting on the UBC Point Grey Campus, where she will share the findings from a recent study that examined ethical and methodological challenges in research with people who experience significant marginalization and discrimination. During her presentation […]

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Dr. Bungay will be taking part in ‘Summits of Hope’

In November 2017, Capacity Research Unit’s Dr. Bungay will be climbing a mountain in support of the BC Children’s Hospital. Vicky will join 13 others as they travel to the Himalayas to trek the Annapurna circuit, a 200km trek reaching heights of 18,000 feet. What is Summits of Hope? Established in 1999, Summits of Hope […]

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