News and Updates

Safety in Psychiatric Inpatient Care

The Capacity Research Unit at UBC is pleased to highlight a newly published article,”Safety in psychiatric inpatient care: The impact of risk management culture on mental health nursing practice“. The authors, Allie Slemon, Emily Jenkins and Vicky Bungay, present undeniable evidence that psychiatric nursing care has long been reinforcing care that is rooted in fear, […]


Street-To-Screen featured across Canadian media

Following yesterday’s Media Release, various media outlets across Canada reported on the Street-To-Screen study.  These include: Radio Canada, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, The Province, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, 24 Hours Vancouver, and Indo-Canadian Voice.


Street-To-Screen Media Release

The Street-To-Screen project is the first of its kind in Canada and researchers at the Capacity Research Unit hope it will help fill a vital gap in information about the sex industry. This national study seeks to find out how people buying and selling sexual services use technologies like smartphones and websites to communicate with one another, develop relationships and negotiate service conditions.