Military Veteran Survivor Study

Participate in research and let your voice be heard.

“We are seeking to explore the social condition of Military Veterans, and survivors of Veterans, from multiple viewpoints.”

Associate Professor Eric Li

Join our qualitative study on the financial well-being of Military Veteran survivors.

 

Dr. Eric Li and his research team are seeking to explore the social condition of Veterans, and survivors of Veterans, from multiple viewpoints. The aim is to characterize, and begin to explain, the social dimensions of the financial well-being of Military Veteran survivors.

This study will form the basis of future work to evaluate existing family support strategies for survivors of Veterans, and to support the design of improved strategies. This study also aims to investigate the pattern of Veterans’ second career paths following military service, and their financial well-being before and after retirement.

 


Eligibility criteria:

  • Must be a survivor of a Military Veteran
  • Must have the capacity to understand the study procedure and consent form.

 


Participation details:

  • Participants will be recruited from across the country to take part in one interview, lasting approximately 1 hour, via
  • Participants may choose to be interviewed by telephone or video-conference (eg. Skype, Zoom).
  • Participants will be asked specific questions but may also voluntarily provide additional information and perspectives.
  • Following the interview, each participant will receive a $100 gift card as compensation for their time.

 


Research team:

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Eric Li, Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, UBC Okanagan
250-807-8853 | eric.li@ubc.ca

Co-Investigators:

  • Dr. Keith Culver, Professor, Faculty of Management, UBC Okanagan
  • Dilsora Komil-Burley, PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, UBC Okanagan
  • Ariele Parker, Master’s Student, Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, UBC Okanagan
  • Patrick Gall, Research Network Facilitator, UBC’s Survive & Thrive Applied Research (STAR) initiative

 


contact:

If you are interested in sharing your experience and engaging in discussions about the social context of Canadian Veterans, contact:

Dilsora Komil-Burley
PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, UBC Okanagan
250-899-6804 | kburley@mail.ubc.ca

Research Ethics

If you have any concerns or complaints about your rights as a research participant and/or your experiences while participating in this study, contact the Research Participation Complaint Line in the UBC Office of Research Services toll free at 1-877-822-8598 or UBC Okanagan’s Office of Research Services at 250-807-8832. You may also contact the Research Complaint Line by email (RSIL@ors.ubc.ca). Please reference the study number (H19-03955) when contacting the Complaint Line so the staff can better assist you.