The UNBC Health Research Institute (HRI) is designed to enable UNBC’s health researchers to join together for the purpose of furthering health research and innovation. The Institute provides a venue for collaboration among this diverse of group of researchers from many disciplines, who undertake various forms of health research, including research on the determinants of health. The Institute encompasses researchers working in the areas identified in th​e UNBC Strategic Research Plan (Determinants of Health, Health Services and Policy, Population and Public Health, Aboriginal Health, Health and Environment), as well as others who engage in health research at UNBC.


  • 30 Mar 2017 - 12:15pm
    Please note this series is available via WebEx/audio conference.  Registration is not required Interested in learning about the research ethics process at UNBC and Northern Health and the research that happens in Northern BC? Preparing to submit an ethics application in the future?... more
  • Age-Well Road Show, SFU 2017
    30 Mar 2017 - 1:00pm
    Come join the AGE-WELL Road Show Team and learn about their comprehensive suite of research, funding, and HQP training programs! Presenters:  Alex Mihailidis, AGE-WELL Scientific DirectorAndrew Sixsmith, AGE-WELL Scientific DirectorJeanie Zabukovec, AGE-WELL Research & Partnerships... more
  • 5 Apr 2017 - 11:30am
    The UNBC HRI is hosting its Annual General Meeting on April 5th, from 11:30am - 4:00pm (Lunch provided). Please RSVP if you are able to attend. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS We invite abstract submissions for the following: 10mins oral presentation 20mins panel presentation (no more than 3... more
  • Dr. Bob Ewert Memorial Lecture and Dinner
    8 Apr 2017 - 5:30pm
    Join us April 8 at the Civic Centre Join keynote Dr. Martin Magne, recent Director of the Archaeology and History Branch with Parks Canada, as he speaks about investigations into one of the greatest puzzles in the history of Canadian exploration. In 1845, the... more
  • 12 Apr 2017 - 10:00am
    In this webinar, Dr. Sarah Hunt will provide an introduction to the health of Two-Spirit people. First, the diversity of meanings ascribed to Two-Spirit will be discussed, as a term used to describe an array of Indigenous identities and expressions of gender and sexuality. Within a social determinants... more
  • 26 Apr 2017 - 1:00pm
    BC SUPPORT Unit stakeholders are invited to participate in "Systematic Reviews: Developing A Protocol" webinar or face to face course free of charge: contact us to register. A limited number of face to face seats are available.... more
  • Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice
    1 Jun 2017 - 8:00am
    The Interior Health Research Department is delighted to invite the UNBC Health Research Institute and affiliated researchers to participate in the Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice conference to be held on June 1-3, 2017 in Vancouver, BC and at two satellite locations... more
  • Friday, March 31, 2017
    You are invited to KT Connects, a monthly series of beginner-level training webinars for researchers and trainees to learn how to integrate knowledge translation in their work. KT is the crucial process in which knowledge is put into action to improve health, health... more
  • Monday, March 20, 2017
    The UNBC HRI is hosting its Annual General Meeting on April 5th, 11:30am-4:00pm (Lunch provided). Please RSVP if you are able to attend. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS We invite abstract submissions for the following:     10mins oral presentation     20mins panel... more
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017
    In 2016, CIHI made a commitment to put its stakeholders’ needs at the core of everything we do. As part of that commitment, we have been working hard over the last year to redevelop CIHI’s website. The new cihi.ca is now live. The site will provide a more effective... more