Centre for Applied Research

Projects in the Centre for Applied Research 2008 - current

The Centre for Applied Research (CAR) is dedicated to advancing justice and public safety through the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, teaching, and service.   The Centre has a vision of establishing the JIBC as the lead justice and public safety research institution in Canada, helping keep communities safe through an active applied research agenda engaging first responders, first receivers, practitioners, policy makers, stakeholders and services users.  

CAR supports and develops research capacity within the JIBC’s Schools and Divisions and has directly participated in numerous research projects as well as pan-institute and Administrative Research projects.  

The following lists provide examples of applied research performed  through the Center of Applied Research and various JIBC Schools and Centers. 

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Project Title



Amount $

The Cause and Effect of Assaults Against Canadian Police Officers: A Self-Reported StudyPublic Safety CanadaNov2016- Apr 2017$32,300
Building Capacity: Creating specialized outdoor play training to empower children's experienceLawson Foundation (with Okanagan College) Feb 2016- Dec 2017$18,000
PRAXIS - JIBC web-based scenario simulation software and related servicesWestern Economic Diversification (with Enbridge, Cenovus, JIBC Foundation)

Oct 2014-Mar 2017


Aboriginal Disaster Resilience Planning (ADRP)   (Traditional Knowledge Sharing Toolkit  & Train the Trainer).  

Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs CanadaApr 2014-Mar 2016$222,714

Simulation Training and Exercise Collaboration (SIMTEC): Enhancing CBRNE Psychosocial Capacity and Capability Management. 

Centre for Security Science DNDMay 2011 - Jun 2015$3,635,604

Rural Disaster Resilience Project (RDRP) Building Resilience and Rural Health System Capability for Pre-Disaster Planning and Preparedness./ Rural Disaster Resilience Planning Guide 

Centre for Security Science DNDOct 2008 - Sep 2012/  Oct 2012 - June 2013
$3,174,186/ $30,000

Centre for the Prevention and Reduction of Violence (CPRV)

  •  "This is a man's problem" Strategies for working with South Asia male perpetrators of intimate partner violence 
  • Code White - Hidden Curriculum
  • Domestic Violence Prevention and Reduction in British Columbia (2000-2010) Report

R. Howard Webster Foundation with support from BC institute Against Family Violence

2009 - 2012



 CPRV - Process of Discovery Project
"South Asian Community Champions Against Domestic Abuse Forum"

Department of Justice Canada as part of "National Victims of Crime Awareness Week: Many Voices, Many Parts"

 Feb - April 2011


Kids'N Crime Study

Vancouver Board of Trade Foundation



Other Research Projects: JIBC Participating Partner

Research Partnerships

The JIBC Centre for Applied Research is participating  as a partner in the following research projects. 

Lead Project Partner Funding Source & Dates Amount Other
Centre for Intercultural Research on Prevention of Gender Violence (CIHR)
* 2009 
with CIETcanada/University of Ottawa $2,000,000

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Last updated April 20, 2017