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Get Involved

Whether you are a student, faculty member, emergency professional, or community member, there are many ways to get involved in the work being done at CCDR. 

Students


Students are the lifeblood of any research centre, and the CCDR is no different.  We strive to be a resource for MRU students to learn more about disaster recovery and resilience, lessons that can propel them into exciting careers in emergency management, non-profit/NGO work, or the private sector. Students advance many of our projects while working as Research Assistants, attend many of cour seminars and brown-bag events, take courses, engage in service-learning, and otherwise work to both apply and generate knowledge for the Centre. Students can:

Faculty Members


Faculty Members, either from MRU or other universities, can get involved in the Centre’s work in a variety of ways. The Centre’s mandate is to encourage and spark innovate projects undertaken by faculty members, even by those who are new to disaster research. We encourage interested faculty to:


Emergency Management Professionals


From MRU’s new Certificate program in Disaster Recovery and Emergency Management to the CCDR’s many speakers and events, there is a lot happening at Mount Royal for applied professionals.  The word “community” in our name means that we want to build bridges that extend beyond the campus, build relationships, and foster discussion that can keep our communities safer during times of crisis. With this goal in mind, we look forward to working with applied professionals in numerous capacities, who are welcome to:

Community Members


The CCDR would not exist without the interest and support of various neighbourhood associations, community groups, generous funders, and other interested individuals.  Even if you’re not a student and don’t work in the disaster field, there’s a place for you at the CCDR. Interested community members can: