Announcements

Capacity Welcomes New Team Members to National Partnership Project

Capacity Welcomes New Team Members to National Partnership Project

Capacity Research Unit is delighted to welcome Alex Werier and Natasha Kim to the team for our national partnership project, “Scaling Up Trauma and Violence Informed Outreach with Women Affected by Violence”. Alex (she/her) joins our team as the Research Assistant and will be working closely with our multi-disciplinary team to support and advance the […]

Capacity is hiring for a Research Assistant! – competition closed

Capacity is hiring for a Research Assistant! – competition closed

Are you an experienced research assistant excited to work  on a community-based and community-led research project? We are hiring for our national partnership project.

Now hiring at Inner-City Women’s Initiatives Society for the STRENGTH project

Now hiring at Inner-City Women’s Initiatives Society for the STRENGTH project

Inner-City Women’s Initiatives Society (ICWIS), community co-lead at the Capacity Research Unit, is now hiring for three positions that will comprise a new Community Outreach team for STRENGTH, the Vancouver site of the national Scaling Up project.

Post doctoral fellow opportunity at Capacity (closed)

Post doctoral fellow opportunity at Capacity (closed)

The Capacity Research Unit is hiring a 0.8FTE post-doctoral fellow! Working directly with Dr. Bungay the post-doctoral fellow will collaborate with project community co-leads situated in Vancouver and Kelowna. The post-doctoral fellow will lead the implementation of intervention data collection activities within the Vancouver site and provide mentorship and training to research assistants participating in […]

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 […]

Food supplies to support women in the DTES: Donate Now

Food supplies to support women in the DTES: Donate Now

Food access and security has become a bigger issue than ever before, since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020. The Capacity Research Unit and our community research partner in the DTES – Inner-City Women’s Initiatives Society (ICWIS) – are working together to provide essential food services to women in the DTES. Under the leadership […]