What's New

The NSHRF will be accepting applications for the position of Communications Officer until June 12th.

The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) is seeking a student for a File Management Clerk position for the summer.  

To learn more about this summer opportunity, please click here.

The NSHRF is proud to announce that we have been awarded the 2015 Mainstay Award for Small Business by the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) of Nova Scotia. This is awarded to a small business (fewer than 20 employees or full-time equivalents) demonstrating an exemplary health and safety program, innovation and proven injury prevention and/or return to work track record.

To learn more about the award, click here

The Knowledge Sharing Workshop on LGBTQ Health will focus on sharing the findings of our research on LGBTQ health in Nova Scotia with key decision-makers and knowledge-users to inform the process of developing primary health priorities and consensus on:

1) what are the salient primary health issues to be measured
2) how best to measure these to help inform primary health practices and responses, and
3) how to develop culturally competent baseline primary health assessment approaches and tools, with, for and by the LGBTQ communities in Nova Scotia.

The outcomes of this knowledge-sharing workshop will be used to develop and pilot the LGBTQ primary health assessment approaches and tools.

Date: June 11, 2015
Location: Penthouse at Northwood at The Harbour, Halifax
Theme: Developing Culturally Competent Primary Health Assessment Approaches for LGBTQ Populations in Nova Scotia

For more information, click here

The goal of the Nova Scotia LGBTQ Health Research Conference is to foster sustainable collaboration among stakeholders to set priorities for future research on improving patient-oriented LGBTQ health care in Nova Scotia and to work together to produce and implement solutions to advance LGBTQ pathways to primary health.

Date: June 9 & 10, 2015
Location: New Academic Building (2nd Floor) at the University of King's College, Halifax
Theme: The Importance of Patient Engagement and Collaboration in Improving LGBTQ Health in Nova Scotia

For more information, click here

Register for the 2015 Primary Health Care Research Day, presented by the Collaborative Research in Primary Health Care (CoR-PHC) team.

Date: June 4, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS.
Registration: $100 ($35 for students)

To register, please complete the Registration Form and send to Nicole McQuinn (n.mcquinn@dal.ca).

For details on the Call for Posters, click here.

For developing Conference information, click here

Please note: The deadline to apply to the KARes Scholar Award has been extended to April 15, 2015. 

This one time only award is offered by the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Foundation.

To read the award requirements, click here. For the Application form, click here

To read the award requirements in French, click here. For the Application Form in French, click here

To learn more about this opportunity, click here

Please Note: The deadlines for the following opportunities have been extended to April 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. (AST).

In 2015-16, the NSHRF is hosting the Associated Medical Services (AMS) Project Grant and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program on behalf of AMS. To learn more about these opportunities, click here