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Shaping our cities through research partnerships. All are welcome

Through featured speakers and poster presentations, learn about the many ways in which the scholarship of engagement contributes to the public good.

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The Faculty of Extension is a world leader in community-engaged research and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Our research strengths are broad, encompassing early childhood development, communication and technology, urban planning, and many others.

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