The NSHRF 2013-14 Annual Report: Informing Nova Scotians was tabled in the Nova Scotia Legislature on October 9, 2014 by the Minister of Health and Wellness. Click 'Read More' to view our Annual Reports page.
An interest in forensic science turned into a career for Tanya Peckmann, PhD. Tanya, a Forensic Anthropologist, Coordinator of the Forensic Sciences Program and a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Saint Mary's University, is currently researching the range of mouth opening and malocclusion rates in the Canadian Mi'kmaq populations. To read more, click here.
Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt
It doesn’t have to hurt: Strategies for helping children with needles is a fun, light-hearted, and engaging new video aimed at parents and health professionals. In this video a young child advises her mom on some simple things that parents can do—and shouldn’t do—to help make the experience less stressful and painful. The NSHRF is a proud supporter of this initiative. Learn more 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 NSHRF’s REAL Evaluation Fellowship is a three-year, paid position aimed at providing education and practical experience to an individual in early stages of a career in the field of program evaluation. The fellowship will provide the REAL Evaluation Fellow with opportunities to build capacity in the core competencies required for achieving the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) professional designation of Credentialed Evaluator (CE).
Deadline to apply to the position is May 4, 2015 with anticipated start date for June 2015.