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 Canadian GE3LS and Health Services & Policy Research Conference: Integrated Approaches to Opportunities and Challenges in the Genomics Era will address the integration of new genomic technologies into the healthcare system, at the level of practice abd policy, including implications for patients and families, clinicians, health care systems and society.
The NSHRF extends condolences to the family and colleagues of Dr. Cy Frank, President and CEO of Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, who passed away on March 4, 2015. Cy was regarded as an inspiring, empathetic and wise leader to those who worked with him. To read the full release and to learn more about Cy’s impact on the health system, click here.
The NSHRF is pleased to announce that it’s REAL Knowledge Program will be providing funding for up to three successful students from Nova Scotia* to attend the Knowledge Translation (KT) Canada Summer Institute (SI).