Patient-Oriented Research (POR) Modules

POR modules offer training for everyone intending to engage in patient-oriented research. Module 1 is Foundations in Patient-Oriented Research and Module 2 is Fundamentals of Health Research in CanadaRead more about the modules here.

September 11, 2018 in Saskatoon – 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in the Auditorium Room at CNIB, 1705 McKercher Drive, Saskatoon.  

The Sept 11th module is now full! 

September 21, 2018 in Regina– 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in meeting room 8 at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, 2180 23 Ave, Regina. 

Click here to register for Module 1.
Click here to register for Module 2.

October 1, 2018 in Saskatoon – 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in the Auditorium Room at CNIB, 1705 McKercher Drive, Saskatoon.  

Click here to register for Module 1
Click here to register for Module 2

November 7, 2018 in Saskatoon – 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in the Auditorium Room at CNIB, 1705 McKercher Drive, Saskatoon.  

Click here to register for Module 1
Click here to register for Module 2

More Regina dates coming soon.

Please note: Modules will be cancelled if enrollment is too low. Contact Wendy Sharpe at 306-668-8810, ext 102 or wsharpe@hqc.sk.ca if you have any questions.


 

CIHR’s Gold Leaf Prize for Transformation recognizes that transformation is an essential element to building a strong Canadian health research enterprise. The focus area for 2018 is Patient Engagement. CIHR is looking for examples of extraordinary leadership within research that demonstrates an unwavering commitment to realizing collaborations with patients in order to advance patient-identified priorities and improve patient outcomes, ultimately leading to improved health outcomes and enhanced healthcare systems and practices.

Nominations will be accepted from individuals, institutions, organizations and networks that have the ability to complete and submit the full nomination package by the deadline date of October 10, 2018. Nominations may be submitted for individuals or teams within the Canadian context. Note self-nominations will not be accepted.

Click here for more information.

Are you considering nominating someone for this prize? If so, you are invited to apply to SCPOR for a letter of support. Please provide the full CIHR application form with your request by September 26, 2018, and our committee will review it. If approved, we will provide the letter to you before the deadline date of October 10. Please submit to scpor_info@usask.ca.


 

         

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2018-19 Sprout Grant Competition has been announced!

The Sprout Grant is a joint initiative supported by SCPOR and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to fund patient-oriented research in the province of Saskatchewan. Research teams can apply for up to $180,000 over two years.

More information here

 


 

Upcoming Conferences

BC Support Unit Provincial Conference

Putting Patients First: Lessons Learned for Patient-Oriented Research is designed to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research (POR), health researchers, health care providers and health care decision makers.

October 4th, 2018 at the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown, from 8:00am-6:00pm.

Click here for details

 

PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT:

META: A pragmatic workshop series on Moving Evidence To Action to improve patient outcomes
Monday, November 26, 2018 08:00 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018 17:00
at the University of Alberta Campus
Topics include: Knowledge Synthesis, Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science.

Click here for details

 

Indigenous Gender and Wellness Travel Award: Expenses paid for the CIHR Montreal Idea Fair and Learning Circle, June 2019
Do you have an idea or potential project related to gender that could improve wellness in your community?

Indigenous youth, researchers, allies, organizations and community members are invited to apply for funding to participate in a CIHR Idea Fair and Learning Circle on Indigenous Gender and Wellness in Montreal June 18-20, 2019.

The event will provide an opportunity to meet, share ideas and goals about Indigenous gender and wellness and to work with supporters (e.g., researchers, Indigenous community members) with the goal of turning ideas into fundable projects.

The specific objectives of this funding opportunity and the Idea Fair and Learning Circle are to foster a safe space for Indigenous Peoples to share ideas on Indigenous gender and wellness with supporters who will help them to grow their ideas into fundable projects, and facilitate knowledge sharing and learning to develop and strengthen Indigenous-focused projects.

Applicants do not have to have any prior research experience to be eligible. Application deadline is November 8, 2018.

More information here

 

SCPOR Webinar Archives

These webinars have come and gone – but the recordings live on! Click on the links below to see them.

Research Data Management and the Tri-Agency: How Portage is Helping Institutions and Researchers SucceedClick on this link to see the webinar.

Physician and Patient-Oriented Open Access to Research: Click on this link to see the webinar.

Our series on literature searching (Raising the Evidence Bar: Scientific Literature and Literature Synthesis) webinars have also been archived. See links to recordings here.

Our webinar series feature experts from around the world, talking about best practices in various aspects of gathering, disseminating and storing research evidence.

Calendar of Events

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POR Module 1: Foundations in Patient-Oriented Research 08:30:00
POR Module 1: Foundations in Patient-Oriented Research @ Wascana Rehabilitation Centre - meeting rooms 6 & 7
Aug 3 @ 08:30:00 – 14:45:00
To register, fill out the form on the right side of this web page and click ‘submit’. You will receive a confirmation email shortly. Click here for information about the patient-oriented research (POR) modules.
POR Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada 14:45:00
POR Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada @ Wascana Rehabilitation Centre - Meeting Rooms 6 & 7
Aug 3 @ 14:45:00 – 16:00:00
To register, fill out the form on the right side of this web page and click ‘submit’. You will receive a confirmation email shortly. Click here for information about the patient-oriented research (POR) modules.
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POR Module 1: Foundations in Patient-Oriented Research @ CNIB, Auditorium Room
Aug 8 @ 08:30:00 – 14:45:00
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POR Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada 14:45:00
POR Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada @ CNIB, Auditorium Room
Aug 8 @ 14:45:00 – 16:00:00
Sorry, registration for this module is full. Please choose another date.
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News Archives

SCPOR’s Share the Vision Day was May 17, 2017 at TCU Place. Please click here for photos, news and presentations from the day.

SCPOR officially launched April 18, 2017. Please click here for photos and news from the event.