City Hall School Week

Campus Calgary allows students from K-12 to participate in a week-long learning field trip at one of a number of sites, including the Calgary Zoo, the Glenbow Museum, the Science Center, and Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. The project added City Hall School …

Citizens, Media and Constitutional Rights

The goal of this project was to assess the impact that reporting has on public opinion and citizens’ knowledge of their basic rights and the legal process. Project investigators recognized that misinformation, and incomplete, over-dramatized media repo …

The Public Knowledge Project Canadian Network on Scholarly Publishing

This project was the first phase in a larger initiative that sought to inform public policy debates by developing a digital infrastructure aimed as disseminating scholarly research to a broad public audience. The PKP developed a Distributed-Database Mo …

Improving the Value of Research for Policymakers, Journalists, and the Public

The purpose of this project was to inform public debates by developing an on-line platform to share current social-science research with parents, policymakers, journalists, educators and the broader public in a comprehensible manner. The project was or …

Internship: Student Assessment in Canada

The purpose of this internship was to inform debate over the value of standardized testing. The project examined the means and the purposes of gathering academic assessment materials. The concluding report favours the use of standardized student assess …

Symposium for New Members of Parliament

The purpose of this project was to inform newly elected Members of Parliament about ongoing policy debates at a two-day policy symposium in Ottawa before the first sitting of parliament. The symposium brought together new MPs in a non-partisan environm …

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