One of the honourable mention submissions for the UBC Library’s 2011 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award competition is now available in cIRcle, UBC’s Digital Repository!

Some quick facts about this community-based collaborative research project include:

  • Raises awareness about pesticide safety in BC’s Lower Mainland farming communities
  • Demonstrates how to safely launder pesticide-contaminated clothing via Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos
  • Features specially-choreographed bhangra dance and well-known Punjabi actors to disseminate the Wash With Care Project message
  • Includes text-based resources (in English and Punjabi) for laundry instructions
  • Research team are researchers from Simon Fraser University, the University of the Fraser Valley, and the University of British Columbia

To view the Wash With Care Project videos, be sure to check out these resources in cIRcle at:

Wash With Care: Laundry Instructions

Wash With Care: Public Service Announcement

To learn more about the UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award, visit the Scholarly Communications @ UBC website at:

Above image and partial excerpt are courtesy of the Wash With Care Project website

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