What's New

Our CEO, Krista Connell, presented a Lightening Talk at Making Connections 2012 Conference in June.

She spoke about our REAL Knowledge program. Take a look at what Krista had to say here.
 

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have launched the Partnerships for Health System Improvement (PHSI) Funding Opportunity.

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support teams of researchers and decision makers interested in conducting applied health services and policy research that will be useful to health system managers and/or decision makers. More detail can be found here.

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has launched its Operating Grants Competition. More detail can be found here.

The 2012-13 Scotia Scholarship funded applicants have now been posted. To view the funded applicants please click here. To learn more about the funding opportunity please click here.

In honour of the 10th Annual Cochrane Canada Symposium, the Canadian Cochrane Centre and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research are pleased to present a top ten list of Cochrane Reviews that have helped clarify health questions that concern many of us. You can read about them here.

On May 16, 2012, the Government of Nova Scotia released the Mental Health and Addictions Strategy. The Strategy was developed in response to Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Advisory Committee’s report and recommendations

To learn more about the Strategy, please visit the Department of Health and Wellness website.

The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) is pleased that the Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Advisory Committee released its report and recommendations on April 23rd, 2012.
For more information please click here.

Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Williams and her team!

They recently received a CIHR Partnership Award for their work on new strategies for improving access to healthy, affordable food. To learn more about their work please visit the CIHR website.