Michael Smith Health Research BC, Interior Health, and the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation hosted the first Health xChange in Kelowna on May 24. Developed by Health Research BC, Health xChange is an annual evening of storytelling that brings together researchers, research user partners, and those interested in health research to share and learn about research evidence in a fun and engaging way.
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The IMPACT-AD study is designed to specifically address barriers to uptake and use of Alzheimer’s disease testing in the Canadian health care system.
Continue reading “Developing and implementing a significant step forward for Alzheimer’s disease”
We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Danielle Lavallee has been named vice-president, research.
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HP-I awards are a maximum of $90,000/year for up to five years. We invite a broad range of health professionals to apply.
Continue reading “Applications now open for our 2022 Health Professional-Investigator competition”
The importance of cultural safety and humility educational events, why Indigenous people need to speak for themselves, and the way forward.
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We are looking for a consultant to conduct an environmental scan of BC’s health regions to better understand the existing research infrastructure and capacity.
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As a responsible and responsive funder, we are listening to our health research community. We are hearing from some of our Scholar and Research Trainee applicants that challenges posed by the COVID-19 situation are impacting their abilities to complete their applications by the deadline. In response, we are extending our current competition deadlines by four weeks for these awards:
The full application deadline is now February 28, 2022.
The full application deadline is now March 14, 2022.
We anticipate that the awards will be announced this summer, and maintain their original award start dates of July 1, 2022 for Scholar and September 1, 2022 for Research Trainee.
We are committed to supporting the research community as we continue to work through these challenging times. As the situation continues to evolve, we will make further adjustments as needed and post them on the funding page of our website. Please check it regularly and follow us on Twitter for updates.
If you have questions about any of our funding competitions or programs, we encourage you to reach out to us via our help desk.