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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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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral fellow – posting closes July 21, 2020

This post doctoral fellowship at the Capacity Research and Critical Research In Health And Health Care Inequities programs at the UBC School of Nursing will lead the design and implementation of a scoping review study on engagement of people with lived experience of drug use and drug stigma in research, policy and practice activities that […]

Nursing Know How – Working with Women to Tackle COVID-19

Women have been particularly affected by this pandemic and are grappling daily with challenges to their safety and security. These challenges are made worse by poverty, limited housing options, and the tremendous food insecurity that exists. When the pandemic hit, the Capacity Research Unit and Inner City Women’s Initiatives Society worked together to find ways […]


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