Are You Doing Research on Homelessness or Poverty?

We believe that research can be an effective a tool for systems change. We work with researchers to develop ethical methods and design that are safe and that will benefit the people impacted by the research. 

Our team has experience in: 

  • developing research methods
  • creating surveys and questionnaires
  • facilitating focus groups
  • conducting interviews
  • analyzing data
  • journal and report writing

To inquire about partnering on research, contact [email protected]

Testimonials From Our Partners: 

"We collaborated with the EST to help design our survey, interview, and focus group questions to ensure that we were as inclusive as possible and not using any stigmatizing language or methods. The EST provided feedback on our outreach strategy and the process for us to provide honorariums to participants. Collaborating with the EST in our research design helped us mitigate harms that we may have inadvertently caused when researching a marginalized and highly stigmatized population. 

In addition to project design, members of the EST were also involved in our data dissemination activities: they helped us write and design public reports, and they are co-authoring journal publications with our team. The ongoing feedback we receive from the EST helps us include principles of trauma-informed research at all steps of the research process." 

- Diana McGlinchey, Algonquin College

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