Higher Education

About the Collection

This collection includes materials intended for a higher education audience. Browse it by campus location:

Featured Videos

WinSights: Research-Backed Resources for Inclusive Science

In collaboration with over 40 talented students from 2018-2021, the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS) presents research-backed resources for inclusive science.

Tshepo Institute African Women Leaders Inaugural Lecture: Inspiring the Next Generation

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa, in partnership with the Centre for Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will present an International Women’s Day panel discussion focusing on African women in Canadian academia. The panel will feature five Ontario professors who emigrated from Africa and completed their PhDs and postdoctoral studies in Canada.

Rewriting the Narrative on Homelessness in Mid-Sized Canadian Cities

Erin Dej, Assistant Professor, Criminology and a member of the Centre for Research on Security Practices (CRSP), and Carrie Sanders, Associate Professor, Criminology and Director of CRSP, share their research about how mid-sized cities confront homelessness.

Schoolyards Count: How Ontario’s Schoolyards Measure Up for Health, Physical Activity, Env. Learning

Schoolyards Count is a collaboration between Kelly Gallagher-Mackay, Assistant Professor, Law and Society,  and Ophea, Ontario's Healthy Schools Coalition. The report is a citizen-science project to understand schoolyard quality across Ontario, with a focus on promotion of physical activity, environmental opportunities, and the impact of community wealth.

National Project: Canada’s Syrian Refugee Resettlement Experience

Margaret Walton-Roberts, Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies, shares her experience co-editing a book that provides a detailed examination of the experiences of refugees and receiving communities during Canada's Operation Syrian Refugee from 2015 to 2016.

MMIWG2SLGBTQQIA+ National Action Plan: Final Report

Percy Lezard, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies, Zoe Prefontaine, Dawn-Marie Cederwall, Corrina Sparrow, Sylvia Maracle, Albert Beck, and Albert McLeod produced this report in November 13, 2020.

The Maple Leaf Route Webinar Series

The Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (formerly the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies), in partnership with the Canadian Battlefields Foundation and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society and the Juno Beach Centre Association, presented the Maple Leaf Route Webinar Series.

Librarian’s Guide to Games and Gamers: From Collection Development to Advisory Services

Laurier librarians Michelle Goodridge and Matthew Rohweder's new book helps librarians who are not themselves seasoned gamers to better understand the plethora of gaming products available and how they might appeal to library users.

Knowledge Sharing as Resistance: A Collective Project with Sexual Assault Centre of Brant

This project created community resources through a collaborative and community-based research project between Wilfrid Laurier University and the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant. Marcia Oliver, Associate Professor, Social Justice and Community Engagement, discusses the project with Executive Director Joanna Brant and Jess Doroshenko of the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant (SAC).

Handpicked: Stories from the Field | A podcast from the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Handpicked: Stories from the Field features stories about sustainable food systems research and action affiliated with the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. The podcast series includes conversations with researchers, community partners, students, and food systems actors.