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Daily Archives: October 27th, 2010

Research Contributes to Creation of BC’s First Children’s Museum

I want to highlight a recent success story, one suggesting the value of community-based research in the social sciences and humanities. Our Small Cities CURA’s work on the family and quality of life in smaller cities—in particular, our partnership with the Kamloops Museum and Archives–established the groundwork for developing the first children’s museum in BC. […]

Artists as Researchers & Community Engagement

For the last 10 years or so, I’ve been exploring the notion of artistic research. This exploration began in earnest with the first Small Cities Community-University Research Alliance, or CURA (2001 – 2006), and became a defining element of our current CURA, “Mapping the Quality of Life and Culture of Small Cities.”   The research […]