CIHR’s eHealth Innovations Partnership Program (e-HIPP) is a collaborative funding opportunity designed to create a new generation of cost-effective patient- and population-centered health care solutions. E-HIPP will focus on development of inter-sectoral collaboration between healthcare innovation communities (researchers, clinicians, patients and decision makers) and health technology companies to create and employ e-health innovation for two priority populations.
- Youth and adolescents (11-25 years of age) with mental health conditions
- Seniors with complex care needs remaining in their homes.
April 1, 2015
June 3, 2015
To view the full funding opportunity, click here.
Visit the initiative website and join in #eHIPP conversation on Twitter!
In 2015-16 the NSHRF will be hosting the Associated Medical Services' (AMS) Project Grant and Postdoctoral Fellowship program on behalf of AMS. The purpose of this program is to promote scholarship, teaching and public interest in history of health care, disease and medicine.
To learn more about AMS and these funding opportunities, please click here.
Knowledge Translation (KT) Canada is pleased to announce it's second annual scientific meeting. This year's discussion will focus on Patient and Partner Engagement.
Location: The Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, NS
Date: May 11-12, 2015
Plenary speakers include:
Prof. Richard Lilford, Professor of Public Health, Director of W-CAHRD, Director of NIHR CLAHRC WM, University of Warwick
Dr. Edward Fottrell, Institute for Global Health, University College London
Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Executive Director, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
Panel discussion on stakeholder engagement with: with Krista Connell (NSHRF), Jean Slutsky (PCORI), Linda Wilhelm (Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance), and others. KT Consultations sessions with Canadian KT experts including: Jeremy Grimshaw, Brian Haynes, France Légaré, Sumit (Me2) Majumdar, Sharon Straus.
Deadline to submit abstracts on advancing the science of KT is February 16, 2015 at 11:59 PM (EST).
The NSHRF’s Research Program funding opportunities for the 2015-16 funding year will open on January 30, 2015. These opportunities include the Establishment Grant; Development/Innovative Grant; and Scotia Support Grant. For more details on these opportunities, see our Schedule of Funding Opportunities.
Krista Connell, NSHRF CEO, has been recently appointed as Chair of the Advisory Council for the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). A comprehensive national research initiative, the CSLA will follow approximately 50,000 men and women between the ages of 45 and 85 for at least 20 years with the ultimate goal of finding ways to improve the health of Canadians by better understanding the aging process and the factors that shape the way we age.
As the new Chair of the Advisory Council, Krista will bring a strategically important perspective to the CLSA’s deliberations.
To learn more about the CLSA, click here.
Abstracts on advancing Knowledge Translation (KT) science are now being accepted for the KT Canada Annual Scientific Meeting being held in Halifax on May 11 and 12, 2015.
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 16, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (EST)
Registration Deadline: May 4, 2015
Registration Fee: $500 CAD ($300 CAD for students and fellows)
For more details, click here.
The NSHRF’s REAL Change Intervention Workshop is an innovative learning program where participants will design a policy or practice change with the assistance of an expert in Knowledge Translation.
Registration fee is $50 (includes breakfast and lunch). Cost of travel and accommodations for those travelling outside of Halifax will also be covered.
First Program Workshop: May 8-9, 2015
Application Deadline: February 19, 2015
To apply, click here. Admission is limited.