In addition to offering competitive fellowships for UB faculty researchers, CEPP supports and advances community-based research and scholarship by UB researchers by providing a forum for research presentations.
In 2014-15, CEPP has organized a new public series of conversations on aging-related issues called Research on Aging: People, Policy, and Practice in conjunction with UB's Institute for Person-Centered Care and the Institute for Innovation Aging Policy and Practice, UB School of Social Work. We meet to hear about new and ongoing research, promising strategies, and opportunities for collaboration. This series is designed for researchers, service providers, community advocates and others. In fall 2014, these conversations featured Dr. Diane Bessel on October 2, Dr. Louanne Bakk on October 20, and Dr. Bruce R. Troen was scheduled for November 20 but postponed because of snow. Spring 2015 featured Dr. Davina Porock, February 25, and a Research Roundtable is being hosted with Age-Friendly Erie County on March 5 (flyer with details here).
In 2013-14, CEPP hosted research presentations by Civic Engagement Research Fellows:
Also, faculty who received Research Fellowships for Grant Development and Research Dissemination presented on September 27, 2014. See here for information, including all involved faculty members.
Our 2013-14 Community Scholar-in-Residence, Michael Gates, Director, Emergency Management, Seneca Nation of Indians, and Dr. Chris Renschler, UB Geography, cohosted presentations and panel discussion on Wednesday, April 23, on "Assessing Community Resilience for Policy- and Decision-Making: The Cattaraugus Creek and the Seneca Nation of Indians" together with John Whitney, District Conservationist, US DDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, and students (flyer with details here).
A Research Workshop on June 4 focused on "Conducting Qualitative Research Interviews" with Dr. Linda S. Kahn and Dr. Bonnie M. Vest, UB Family Medicine, and Dr. Elisa M. Rodriguez, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (see here for details).
An archive listing of all of the research events – presentations, workshops, and conferences, from 2009-2013 -- is available here.