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Week 15 (2019)

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Mobilizing Narratives for Social and Policy Change

In this video, Jessica Justrabo provides an update on Mobilizing Narratives for Social and Policy Change (Partnership Development Grant). Additional information about the study is available at narratives.ca



Action on health equity through early childhood devt programs, measurement and policy (18 April 1-2:30PM, Webinar)


"This webinar will look at the intersection of physical and social conditions in early childhood and how they influence health outcomes across the life course." Open in Browser »
 

Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects


New publication "examines how globalization processes since the on-set of neoliberalism affect equity in global health outcomes, and emphasises access to important social determinants of health." Open in Browser »
 

Thriving on Campus?


"This research project aims to promote the acceptance, wellbeing, and academic success of LGBTQ2S+ university students throughout Ontario." Open in Browser »
 

Project aims to improve transition from youth to adult mental health care


"It’s a research initiative aimed at having the youth voice heard when it comes to mental health care. It’s called the PhotoSTREAM project, the 'stream' standing for Supporting Transition-Readiness for Emerging Adults with Mental Health Challenges." Open in Browser »
 

Community Conversations (13 Apr, 2:30PM)


"Community Conversations will be a series of community storytelling events held by the Intercultural Competence Advantage Program (ICAP) of the Cross Cultural Learner Centre alongside other community partners." Open in Browser »
 

Biannual Soup 'n Bread event (12 April, 12PM-1:30PM)


"...we will be shedding light on the deeply concerning growth of the wait list for social housing in London. In a period of 5 years, the wait list has grown from 2,807 in 2015 to 4,820 today, an increase of 72%." Open in Browser »
 

Decades of promises, but little action as mercury still takes lives in Grassy Narrows


"It’s been half a century since a pulp and paper mill in Dryden, Ont. dumped 10 tonnes of mercury into the English and Wabigoon river systems, poisoning aquatic life downstream along with two communities..." Open in Browser »
 

Child Health Symposium 2019 Registration (10 May, 8:45AM-4PM)


"The Child Health Symposium is a collaborative presentation of Western University's Faculty of Health Sciences and the Thames Valley Children's Centre... share knowledge, ideas, and best practices for service delivery..." Open in Browser »
 

Live Stream: Spaces and Places 2019 (13 Apr, 4-5PM EST)


"This annual event directly addresses issues affecting communities of color — issues too often not fully recognized by professional urban planning and design communities." Open in Browser »
 

No Fixed Address: Preventing Discharge from Hospital to Homelessness (4 June, 9AM-4PM)


"Please join us as we share what we have learned through testing a strategy to prevent hospital discharge to homelessness." Open in Browser »
 

Number of Potential Opioid Poisonings Over Last Few Days has Health and Emergency Services on High Alert


"Since the weekend, there has been a substantial increase in the number of suspected opioid overdoses, well above the average number of cases that have been seen on a daily basis." Open in Browser »
 

Events Radar

Action on health equity through early childhood devt programs, measurement and policy (18 April 1-2:30PM, Webinar)
"This webinar will look at the intersection of physical and social conditions in early childhood and how they influence health outcomes across the life course."

Community Conversations (13 Apr, 2:30PM)
"Community Conversations will be a series of community storytelling events held by the Intercultural Competence Advantage Program (ICAP) of the Cross Cultural Learner Centre alongside other community partners."

Biannual Soup 'n Bread event (12 April, 12PM-1:30PM)
"...we will be shedding light on the deeply concerning growth of the wait list for social housing in London. In a period of 5 years, the wait list has grown from 2,807 in 2015 to 4,820 today, an increase of 72%."

Child Health Symposium 2019 Registration (10 May, 8:45AM-4PM)
"The Child Health Symposium is a collaborative presentation of Western University's Faculty of Health Sciences and the Thames Valley Children's Centre... share knowledge, ideas, and best practices for service delivery..."

Live Stream: Spaces and Places 2019 (13 Apr, 4-5PM EST)
"This annual event directly addresses issues affecting communities of color — issues too often not fully recognized by professional urban planning and design communities."

No Fixed Address: Preventing Discharge from Hospital to Homelessness (4 June, 9AM-4PM)
"Please join us as we share what we have learned through testing a strategy to prevent hospital discharge to homelessness."

Exploring Power & Privilege in the Coaching Profession (1-2 May)
"Increase understanding of how systems of injustice, including racism and classism, play out in your own lives and the lives of the people you serve."

Hold the dates: Research Western Conference 2019 (May 9-10, 2019)
"How can we help support your research program? Join us May 9-10, 2019. Details and agenda to come."

Beyond #MeToo: A Look at Gender Based Violence and Reproductive Coercion Globally (10-11 May, Michigan)
"The two-day conference will focus on reproductive coercion, human trafficking, and gender-based violence with experts in the field presenting up-to-date research and practical clinical approaches to working with vulnerable populations."

Charity and Justice Symposium (Apr 30, 7PM)
"These two symposia will bring together frontline agencies, topic experts, students, faith-based sector advocates, and social policy champions to examine the meaning, implications, and outcomes of charity and justice models for social support."

Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference (3-6 June, Vancouver)
"The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women."

Call for Proposals: Life as a Refugee 2019 (20 June, 9AM-4PM)
Life as a Refugee 2019 Theme: Unpacking Myths and Misconceptions about Refugees. Session proposals deadline is 11 March.

2019 DCAP (Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) Annual Conference (17 May)
"Who should attend: Psychiatrists, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Researchers, Allied Health Professionals, Educators and Administrators working with children and youth."

The Ontario Public Health Convention (27-29 March, 2019, Toronto)
"Convention to advance public health in Ontario by increasing the knowledge and skills in the workforce."

North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress (June 15-16, 2019, New York)
"The 2019 NABIG Congress invites participants to consider how to advance basic income on the policy agenda at local, national, and regional levels"

International Metropolis Conference (24-28 June, Ottawa)
"The International Metropolis Conference 2019: the largest annual international gathering of world experts from academia, governments and civil society in the fields of migration, integration and diversity."

The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference (June 2020, Malmo Sweden)
"The 23rd NNVAWI conference to be held in Malmo, Sweden in June, 2020."

Equity & Inclusivity Symposium 2019 (April 10-11; Toronto)
The Third Bi-Annual 'Equity & Inclusivity Symposium 2019' is themed "Courageous Leadership & Organizational Change towards Equitable Outcomes"

Bi-Annual Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum (June 8-9, 2020; Halifax)
The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum will be shifting to a bi-annual schedule beginning with the 2020 event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 8-9, 2020, at Pier 21 (Canadian Museum of Immigration).

Community Health Connections 2019 (June 12, Ottawa)
"Our conference will bring together over 600 health care professionals, Indigenous leaders, researchers, physicians and community partners from across Canada to connect with and learn from each other."



Grants Radar

CIHR Team Grant: Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories (Deadline: 28 August, 2019)
"The Indigenous component of the Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (I-HeLTI) addresses the priority issue of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for Indigenous Peoples in Canada. "

CIHR Planning & Dissemination Grant (Deadline: Mar 5, 2019)
"The Planning and Dissemination Grants are intended to provide support for planning and/or dissemination activities consistent with the mandate of CIHR and relevant to CIHR Institutes, or Initiatives."

International Curriculum Fund - International Learning - Western University (Deadline: 15 April)
"The goal of the awards is to promote innovative curriculum initiatives that help support international and intercultural learning opportunities for Western students."

OTF: Grow Grants (Ongoing)
"Grants that support the evidence-based development of activities to achieve a Priority Outcome."

OTF Seed Grants (Ongoing)
"Grants that support projects at the idea or conceptual stage to achieve a Priority Outcome."

LCF Community Vitality Grant (Deadline: 12 Feb, 2019)
"[T]his program supports high-impact, innovative, collaborative initiatives that will create systemic change in the London and Middlesex Region."

CIHR Project Grant (Registration: 6 Feb, 2019)
"The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or a pplied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes"

CIHR Foundation Grant (Registration: August 2019)
"The Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative and high-impact research programs."

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants (Deadlines: 15 Sep, 15 Dec, 15 Mar, 15 Jun, 2019)
PEGs "provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector."

SSHRC Partnership Grants — Stage 1 (Deadline: 15 Feb, 2019)
"Partnership Grants are intended for large teams working in formal collaboration between postsecondary institutions and/or organizations of various types."

SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund (Deadline: 14 February, 2019)
To "generate opportunities for early career researchers (ECRs) to conduct high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research not available through funding opportunities currently offered by the three agencies."

SSHRC Insight Development Grants (Deadline: 2 Feb, 2019)
"Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas."

SSHRC Connection Grants (Deadlines: February 1, May 1, and August 1, 2019)
These grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

CIHR Project Grant Spring 2019 (Registraton Deadline: 2 Feb, 2019)
"...to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes..."

Public Safety Canada: Community Resilience Fund (March 25, 2019)
"Community Resilience Fund (CRF) ... for supporting partnerships and innovation in countering radicalization to violence in Canada."



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