Michael Leiter, PhD, and his team at Acadia University have conducted a national study on nurses’ career aspirations to management roles in order to look at staffing future senior leadership roles. To learn more about his work, click here.
NSHRF Annual Report
The NSHRF 2011-12 Annual Report, which focuses on the topic of our priorites, was tabled in the Nova Scotia Legislature on November 15th by the Minister of Health. Click 'Read More' to view our Annual Reports page.
With an estimated 70, 000 Nova Scotians suffering from hearing loss, the NSHRF has been proudly supporting research in this area since its first funding opportunity in 2001. Specifically, the NSHRF has funded three researchers - Manohar Bance, Rob Adamson and Jeremy Brown - who are examining how vibration, ultrasound and reconstruction help in the treatment of hearing loss. To learn more about their work, click here.
The NSHRF E-News
E-News, the NSHRF's monthly electronic newsletter, keeps you informed of announcements and other health research related information from the NSHRF. To subscribe, click here.
CECs: Rapid Knowledge Synthesis
Dr. Jill Hayden and her team were funded through our Knowledge Programs to examine the evidence around Collaborative Emergency Centre's (CEC's). The team presented this rapid evidence summary report to the Department of Health and Wellness to assist in their decision making regarding CEC's.
The Canadian Cochrane Centre will be hosting the Thursdays in June Webinar Series. These webinars will give an Introduction on the Canadian Cochrane Centre, as well as insight on the Cochrane Review process.
The International Institute for Qualitative Methodology is excited to announce that the 19th Annual Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 27-29, 2013.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)'s Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) is interested in training and sustaining a strong and diverse foundation of health researchers who integrate sex and gender considerations in their work.