Research Partners | Julia Nakamura (UBC)

Julia Nakamura (UBC)

University of British Columbia (UBC) Doctoral Student Researcher, Julia Nakamura led the analysis of two waves of the Canadian Social Connections Survey (n=3,454). Additional project administration and support was provided by the GenWell Project, UBC (Marisa Nelson, Sofie Jensen, Dr. Frances Chen), and Dr. Kiffer Card at Simon Fraser University.

Research Articles

Understanding Volunteerism

Volunteering provides important services and benefits to Canadian society, including health promotion, reduced health care costs, and supplements to workforce shortages….

What It Takes

Volunteering is a cornerstone of community and resilience in Canada, contributing significantly to the socio-economic fabric of the nation and to individual well-being….