Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada Workshop

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Prince George

The BC SUPPORT Unit Northern Centre is offering a 2-hour workshop from CIHR’s Foundations in Patient Oriented Research on the fundamentals of health research in Canada on October 10, 2018, 2:00-4: 00pm in 5-173.
Upon completion of this Workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the purpose of health research
  • Describe who typically conducts health research studies and the traditional role of patients as study subjects
  • Describe the diversity of health research topics and studies
  • Develop an awareness of different research designs and methodologies
  • Describe the stages of a research study
  • Describe the role of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and other health research funders
  • Describe the characteristics of a good research question using the FINER acronym (feasible, interesting, novel, ethical and relevant)
  • Describe the ethical considerations for health research and how ethical practices are assured
  • Describe the peer review process
  • Define knowledge translation/knowledge exchange
Everyone is welcome to attend. However, please note that this introductory workshop will be geared towards graduate and honors students. 
This workshop will be available via bluejeans for remote viewing. Please email for information on connecting.
This is a free workshop. For planning purposes, please RSVP to Bree Orser,
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