Highlights from this Month’s HEC Lab Meeting – February 10, 2017

Highlights from this Month’s HEC Lab Meeting – February 10, 2017

 

Marc Calabretta (MA Candidate) presented his narrative research about how the modern Treaty negotiation process unfolded for Huu-ay-aht First Nations. He discussed the complexity of his findings to date, and expressed excitement for his upcoming travels to Huu-ay-aht in March.

 

Sharon Yeung (MD/MSc Candidate) talked about her project focused on characterizing the contextual features pertaining to health outcomes in Indigenous communities across Canada. Her work strikes a balance between qualitative and quantitative factors, incorporating statistics from health questionnaires and engaging with Indigenous communities directly.

 

Highlights from other lab members include: Arlanna Pugh (MSc Candidate) who presented the team with her plans for an upcoming conference paper, and Jon Aarssen  (MA Candidate) spoke about incorporating a video project into both his own work, as well as work for the A SHARED Future project. Makenzie MaKay (BA Candidate) sought feedback on an upcoming qualitative research proposal assignment.

 

The HEC Lab’s meetings are always useful and a great way to share ideas! Our next meeting is a joint meeting with the CEHE Lab on March 2nd, a great way for the HEC lab to broaden its engagement with a community of equity-engaged scholars.