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The Capacity Research Unit at the University of British Columbia is an interdisciplinary team of researchers, staff, students and organizations working together to address discrimination and inequities in health care and social services.
Our research is shaped by community-academic collaboration. Together we strive to develop, test and inform practices, programs and policies that positively affect the well-being of people who regularly experience health and social inequities.


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Peer work as precarious

Authors: Alissa Greer, Vicky Bungay, Bernie Pauly, Jane Buxton Publication: International Journal of Drug Policy Volume: 85   What we know There is limited knowledge in the literature about the experiences of people who use drugs and are engaged in peer work in harm reduction settings across BC. This is an important avenue of research […]

Overcoming Adversity

Authors: Ingrid Handlovsky, Vicky Bungay, Joy Johnson, John Oliffe Publication: Sociology of Health and Illness Volume: 10   What we know There is limited knowledge about how middle-aged and older gay men manage their health, considering that they experience health inequalities caused by homophobia, heteronormativity and discrimination. It is important to explore this avenue of […]


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