Centre for Healthy Communities

Scientists

Are you a researcher who embraces and facilitates engaged scholarship by working closely with communities? Do you strive to address public health problems and societal questions that impact health, well-being and sustainability? Are you passionate about working collaboratively to achieve collective impact?

Centre scientists support Canadians in helping their communities achieve their healthiest potential by:

  • facilitating access to necessary data and tools,
  • mobilizing research evidence,
  • harnessing scientific and experiential (practice and community-based) knowledge,
  • building or enhancing supportive environments, and
  • working collaboratively to achieve collective impact.

If this sounds like you, submit your request to be involved as a Centre scientist. Centre scientist memberships are renewed biennially in September. The next renewal date is September 2020 for all Centre scientists.


  • upholds and supports vision, mission, principles and values
  • lead or contribute to peer-reviewed research grants and contracts
  • lead or contribute to peer-reviewed manuscripts, technical or community reports, or community knowledge sharing products
  • lead a lunch and learn session, webinar or equivalent for the community (1/year)
  • share relevant research/practice stories in the newsletters, community publications and communication materials (1/year)
  • participate in events, meetings and informal activities
  • renew membership biennially in September (next renewal date is September 2020)

  • opportunities for interdisciplinary, multi-sectoral collaboration
  • contribute to shaping the strategic direction and growth of the Centre
  • first access to graduate research assistantships for trainees
  • opportunity to share administrative/research support staff
  • access to collaborative space for working meetings (dependent on availability)
  • invitation to events, activities and yearly general meetings
  • receive newsletters and research/practice updates
  • connect with other members of the community/network
  • opportunity to reach an interdisciplinary audience through newsletters and events

Interested in becoming a Centre for Healthy Communities scientist?

Submit request