Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Training

SCPOR offers SPOR module 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 Canada. These are offered one right after the other, on the same day. Read more about the modules here.

November 2, 2018 in Regina – 8:30-14:45 for Module 1, 14:45-16:00 for Module 2. Training takes place in Regina at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, rooms 6 & 7.  

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. PLEASE NOTE: Training takes place in Saskatoon but there is a change from the original location.  The modules will now take place at Queen’s House – 601 Taylor Street West, Saskatoon in Conference Room C.

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

November 29, 2018 in Regina 

Location: Wascana Rehabilitation Centre (WRC Boardroom), 2180 23 Ave, Regina
8:30 – 4:00 pm (Note, from now on there will be only one registration for the day, instead of the Module 1 and Module 2 registration we offered previously. It is exactly the same training, just an easier one-step registration.)

Click here to register.

December 4, 2018 in Saskatoon

Location: Queen’s House (Conference Room C), 601 Taylor Street, Saskatoon
8:30-4:00 pm

Click here to register.

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.


 

Are you someone who can lead meaningful collaborations between researchers, decision makers, patients, families, communities and clinicians to facilitate the creation, exchange and uptake of patient-oriented research? The Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR) has partnered with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to support patient-oriented research leaders, at any career stage, to promote dynamic applications of patient-oriented health research innovations.

Up to $250,000 per grant; eligibility cut-off October 25, 2018. Click here for more information.

 

 


 

Matching Funds for Knowledge Translation 

SHRF’s Research Connections Award provides matching funds to support targeted events or activities that facilitate collaboration and mobilize research knowledge to improve health. There are three deadlines per year, with the next being December 10, 2018. Read more here.

 


 

Open Access Webinar Microseries: OA and Copyright

The University of Saskatchewan Libraries and the Saskatchewan Center for Patient-Oriented Research invite you to two one-hour webinars, one on publishing research in Open Access journals or repositories, and one on copyright. Register today for these free webinars.

Getting Clear on Copyright
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12 PM Central Standard Time
Click here to register

Description: This webinar will include essential information about copyright for researchers. Topics covered will include author rights, literature review, copyright for test and measurement tools, presenting at conferences, using copyrighted materials (e.g., images) in your publications, and how to acquire copyright permissions.

Presenter Bio: Kate Langrell received her Master of Information degree from the University of Toronto in April 2015, and has been the University of Saskatchewan Copyright Coordinator since May 2015. She joined the University Library in August 2017. In addition to copyright, Kate is interested in the Open Access movement and scholarly communications librarianship. She is also a pianist, singer and guitar player.

Open Access Explained: What Researchers Need to Know
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 12 PM Central Standard Time
Click here to register

Description: This webinar will introduce authors to some practical methods for making their research open access (OA). The primary focus will be on the two main ways to make articles OA: publishing in an OA journal or self-archiving a manuscript in an open online repository. We will discuss the important issues to consider along the way and the most useful tools available to help. As readers you may encounter publisher paywalls – we will also talk briefly about (legal!) methods to access the articles you need.

Presenter Bio: Diane (DeDe) Dawson is a Science and Scholarly Communication Librarian at the University Library, University of Saskatchewan. In addition to her MLIS degree, she holds a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Earth Sciences. Driven by her education and research background in the sciences, she has a strong interest in the ways scientists communicate the results of their research and how libraries can support this. DeDe’s research focuses on scholarly communication and open access issues and she is a strong advocate for reformation in the scholarly publishing industry.

 


 

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

 

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.

         

Find us on Twitter:  @scpor_sk

 

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 @ Conference Room C, Queen's House
Oct 1 @ 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. Please[...]
POR Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada 14:45:00
POR Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada @ Conference Room C, Queen's House
Oct 1 @ 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. This[...]
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BC Support Unit Provincial Conference @ Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Hotel
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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.