Entries by katerina.pagura@cancercare.on.ca

Terry Fox Research Institute 2016-2017 Research Programs Now Open

The Terry Fox Research Institute is pleased to announce the launch of its cancer research programs for 2016-2017 funded by the Terry Fox Foundation.  Please check the Institute’s website www.tfri.ca under the heading ‘For Researchers’ for further details. The Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants support multidisciplinary teams of (more…)

Cancer Care Manitoba: Project Manager, Cancer Patient Journey Initiative

The Project Manager co-ordinates the Cancer Patient Journey Initiative (CPJI) a province-wide multi-stakeholder initiative based at CancerCare Manitoba. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that project deliverables are met on time and within budget. Qualifications: Requirements: University degree in sciences, process engineering, informatics, and/or business. Minimum 3 to 5 years’ (more…)

Graduate Students – Register now for Scientist Knowledge Translation Training workshop (Toronto, ON)

A well-developed knowledge translation (KT) plan is a proposal requirement for health research in Canada and abroad, and there is greater attention to research utilization and research impact. The SKTT™ training course was developed on the premise that scientists are agents of change in creating research impact, promoting research utilization, (more…)

2016 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Competition

Proposals are currently being accepted from strong post-doctoral researchers to apply for a Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship, funded by the European Union, supported by the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University of York. If the application is successful, the fellowship would be based at the University of York. (more…)

Canada’s End-Of-Life Care is More Hospital Centric

The cost of end-of-life care among developed countries varies based on the policies implemented. This study compared site of death, health care utilization, and hospital expenditures in 7 developed countries (Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United States). To address the knowledge gap in cross-national end-of-life research, (more…)