Think Tank

HOLISTIC RESEARCH  | We are committed to academia and research that scientifically tests our procedures prior to implementation.

Our think tank was conceptualized to provide university students with the opportunity to meaningfully engage in academic research that mutually benefits their respective areas of academic pursuit while also vertically integrating the research for our organization. 

 

Our Research TEAM

Dr. Samson Nashon David F. Robitaille Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Samson Nashon

David F. Robitaille Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Rick Barichello Professor of Food and Resource Economics, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Rick Barichello

Professor of Food and Resource Economics, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Abera B. Demeke Professor of Economics and Commerce, University Canada West.

Dr. Abera B. Demeke

Professor of Economics and Commerce, University Canada West.

Dr. Sara Parks Lecturer and Director of McGill Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Dr. Sara Parks

Lecturer and Director of McGill Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Dr. Chris Bennet Faculty Associate of Centre for South East Asia Research and Adjunct Professor of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Chris Bennet

Faculty Associate of Centre for South East Asia Research and Adjunct Professor of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia.

Michelle Gilman Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Arizona State University.

Michelle Gilman

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Arizona State University.

Aaron Friedland Instructor of Economics at Coquitlam College and Graduate Student, Faculty of Economics, University of British Columbia.

Aaron Friedland

Instructor of Economics at Coquitlam College and Graduate Student, Faculty of Economics, University of British Columbia.

Ally Sekora Graduate Student, Faculty of Food and Resource Economics, University of British Columbia.

Ally Sekora

Graduate Student, Faculty of Food and Resource Economics, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Michael Johnson Senior lecturer and Academic Director at Simon Fraser University. 

Dr. Michael Johnson

Senior lecturer and Academic Director at Simon Fraser University. 

Aviva Rapaport Nutritional Researchers with USAID MSc. Human Nutrition at UBC. 

Aviva Rapaport

Nutritional Researchers with USAID
MSc. Human Nutrition at UBC. 

Yvonne Dixon B.A. Economics, University of British Columbia.

Yvonne Dixon

B.A. Economics, University of British Columbia.

Sanjeeva Rajapakse M.D Candidate, University of British Columbia.

Sanjeeva Rajapakse

M.D Candidate, University of British Columbia.

 

Past research

ACCESS

ANALYZING THE IMPACT OF DISTANCE ON SCHOOL COMPLETION: AN EMPIRICAL MODEL OF EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT IN UGANDA'S YOUTH POPULATION
DIXON, y., 2015.

CURRICULUM

SAVING AFRICA: A CRITICAL STUDY OF ADVOCACY AND OUTREACH INITIATIVES BY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS                                   JOURNAL OF GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AND EQUITY EDUCATION, 3(1), 53 - 67.
DHARAMSI, S., NASHON, S., WONG, A., BAIN, P., MCELLOGOT, K. & BAINES, E., 2013.

does reading-while-listening enhance students' reading fluency? Preliminary results from school experiments in rural uganda
friedland, A., gilman, M., johnson, m., damek, a., 2015.

NUTRITION

DETERMINANTS OF ADOPTION OF IMPROVED CROSSBRED CATTLE: A CASE STUDY OF SUBA AND LAIKIPIA DISTRICTS, KENYA
FRIEDLAND, a., DEMEKE, a., SEKORA, a., 2016. 

linear programming a community supported agricultural model
xia, W., Friedland, a., 2015.

honey production in ethiopia: a cost-benefit analysis of modern versus traditional beekeeping technologies
barrichello, r., 2015.

 

FUTURE RESEARCH

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team of researchers. If you are interested in learning more about our research opportunities, or would like to apply to join our research team, click "Apply Now". Undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply!