Past Events (60)

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April 21, 2020
  • Rainbow Health Ontario Conference

  • Apr 21, 2020 at 8:00am to Apr 23, 2020 at 8:00pm
  • Location: Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls
  • Description:
    Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO), a program of Sherbourne Health, is pleased to announce the 6th RHO Conference, coming up April 21-23, 2020 in breathtaking Niagara Falls, Ontario at the Sheraton on the Falls.

    The largest LGBT2SQ health conference in Canada, the RHO Conference provides a forum for knowledge exchange, networking and research presentations for health care service providers, researchers, government representatives and LGBT2SQ community members.

    Our call for submissions for speak
  • Created by: Emal Stanizai
March 12, 2020
  • Queer of Color Analysis in Education Research Institute

  • Mar 12, 2020 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location: Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy 1 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON M5S 3K7
  • Description:
    Join us for roundtable discussions as we explore queer of colour analysis and critique as a form of praxis in education in North America.

    About this Event

    At this day-long conference, we will center an intentionally intersectional lens that focuses on LGBTQ+ Black people, people of color, women of color feminisms, queer indigenous critiques, and transnational queer and feminist approaches. The Queer Of Color Analysis in Education Research Institute's (QOCAERI) major goal is to bring

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: queer and feminist approaches, round table paper presentations
March 11, 2020
  • Are we making a difference? Robust approaches to planning, monitoring and achieving outcomes

  • Mar 11, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Institute for Work & Health 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9 Canada Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Description:

    Join the KTE COP Toronto Chapter in an upcoming presentation by Dr. Sarah Morton, Director, Outcome Focus and Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh.

    About the Presentation

    Increasingly organizations and services are asked to deliver better outcomes to the people and communities they serve. Research organizations are also asked to demonstrate how their research contributes to society. However, this is often done without full consideration of what outcomes are important, nor how they can be me

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: knowledge translation, knowledge exchange
March 9, 2020
March 5, 2020
  • CANSSI Ontario Research Day

  • Mar 5, 2020 from 10:00am to 3:30pm
  • Location: Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning 686 Bay Street Robert B. Salter Auditorium Toronto, ON M5G 0A4
  • Description:
    The CANSSI Ontario Research Day aims to highlight Ontario population-level data available to researchers.

    About this Event

    Join CANSSI Ontario on Thursday, March 5, 2020 for the CANSSI Ontario Research Day at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning in Toronto.

    Schedule At-a-Glance

    10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Presentations by researchers from ICESCANUECPTP, and the CLSA about population-level data available to researchers in Ontario and about big discoveries being made with it

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: population-level data, genetic risk scores
February 27, 2020
  • CAMH Institute for Mental Health Policy Research Open House 2020

  • Feb 27, 2020 from 8:30am to 1:00pm
  • Location: CAMH - Bell Gateway Building 100 Stokes Street Sandi and Jim Treliving Gymnasium Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
  • Description:
    CAMH Institute for Mental Health Policy Research Open House – Research with Impact

    About this Event

    Join us to learn more about the wide-ranging impact of our research in policy, program and practice from communities across Ontario, to national and international initiatives.

    All are welcome.



    8:30 am: Morning refreshments

    9:00 am: Welcome remarks – Dr. Catherine Zahn, CAMH President and CEO, and Dr. Samantha Wells, Senior Director of IMHPR

    9:25 am: Keynote speaker – Dr. Samu

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: mental health, camh
February 12, 2020
  • Rural Employment Initiative- Information Session

  • Feb 12, 2020 at 12:00am
  • Location: Skills for Change, Employment Ontario West Office 30 Weston Road, The Stockyards Second Floor Toronto, ON M6N 0A7
  • Description:
    Looking for Work in your field, but want to leave the GTA rat-race and live in a smaller town or city?

    About this Event


    The Rural Employment Initiative (REI) project is a partnership between the Ontario Association for Community Futures Development Corporation (OACFDC) and the Newcomer Center of Peel (NCP) funded by Ontario Trillium Foundation. The focus of the project is to connect talented internationally trained professionals with the employment o

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: internationally trained professionals, rural employment
February 6, 2020
  • Global Vision, Local Focus: A Dialogue on Gender Equality

  • Feb 6, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Location: The City Council Chambers (Toronto City Hall East Tower) Toronto City Hall 100 Queen St W Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
  • Description:


    Join us to learn about the priorities, challenges, and intersections between local and global practices towards gender equality.

    About this Event

    Join us to celebrate Canada’s 30th International Development Week (IDW) at Global Vision, Local Focus: A Dialogue on Gender Equality. Explore global and local perspectives on gender equality and inclusion with with our diverse speakers, including international advocates Didi Bertrand and Cesar Gamez.

    Learn about the priorities, cha

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: gender equality, international development
February 4, 2020
  • Mental Health in Black community: A Speaker series

  • Feb 4, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: Medical Sciences Building 1 King's College Circle Room 2172 Toronto, ON M5S 1A8
  • Description:


    Are you interested in learning more about the current landscape of mental health in the Black community? This speaker series aims to foster a safe, inclusive environment whereby the Black community and its allies can collectively break the stigma and increase awareness on mental health. Experts in the field will be sharing their experience as well as research pertaining to this topic, which will be followed by a Q & A panel period with the audience. The evening will conclude with

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: black community, mental health
January 30, 2020
  • CIHR-III Strategic Planning Engagement Workshop -Toronto

  • Jan 30, 2020 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Faculty Club 41 Willcocks Street Toronto, ON M5S 1C7
  • Description:
    Join The Conversation! Joignez-vous à la conversation!

    About this Event

    Defining the National Research Agenda in Infection and Immunity

    As part of its 2021-2025 Strategic Plan development and its community and stakeholder engagement plan to identify emerging strategic priorities, III is meeting with the research community.

    The input we receive through these engagements is invaluable in guiding our discussions and informing our decision-making process.

    We look forward to your particip

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
January 26, 2020
  • Grant Writing Workshop-by Artisan by Asha and Yalamaya

  • Jan 26, 2020 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: Location Toronto Public Library - North York Central Library 5120 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M2N 5N9
  • Description:


    Joins us for an informative and customized workshop focusing on tips & tricks of grant writing.

    Whether you are seeking $5K from your local government or $100K+, this class will provide time-saving tips you can start using by the end of workshop. It benefits beginner to intermediate grant writers.

    This is a self-directed workshop. We will touch on different aspects of grant application writing including but not limited to: tips & tricks of writing a successful grant proposal, how to

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: grant writing
January 15, 2020
  • Immigrant Researchers Support Network Meeting

  • Jan 15, 2020 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location: Kensington Gardens, 25 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto
  • Description:

    Immigrant Researchers Support Network (IRSN) Meeting


    Date:                    January 15, 2020

    Time:                    5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    Venue:                 Kensington Gardens, 25 Brunswick Avenue, M5S 2L9, Toronto


    About IRSN


    The Immigrant Researchers Support Network (IRSN) was initiated by Access Alliance to promote career success of internationally educated researchers (epidemiologists, statisticians, clinician scientists, qualitative researchers, evaluation experts, etc.) in Canada

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: immigrant researchers, professional development
November 22, 2019
  • Tools for Research Communications by Guelph Knowledge Translation & Transfer Community of Practice

  • Nov 22, 2019 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Location: University of Guelph 50 Stone road East University Center, room 332 Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
  • Description:


    Join us for a session of the Guelph Knowledge Translation and Transfer Community of Practice!

    About this Event

    The digital age has transformed the way we consume information: we want it on a 24/7 outlet. This shift has manifested itself in the want for information to be at our fingertips – immediate and easily consumable. But, it’s not just immediacy that our audiences are looking for – it’s engagement. Benefit is gained from considering technology as a platform for engagement. Eng

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: research communications
November 19, 2019
  • Moving Together Towards Co-designing in Research by Unity Health Toronto

  • Nov 19, 2019 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Location: St. Michael's Hospital Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute 38 Shuter Street Toronto, ON M5B 1A6
  • Description:
    Moving Together Towards Co-designing in Research – A Unity Health Research Month Event

    About this Event

    On November 19th, join Unity Health Toronto for an interactive panel discussion to explore how to include patients, community partners and end-users in the co-design of research to maximize impact. Hear from experts in this field, share ideas and acquire lessons learned from past experiences.

    Location: November 19th, 2019, 5-6:30 pm, Room: Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Room 136

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • 14th Annual Bloorview Research Institute Symposium

  • Nov 19, 2019 from 8:30am to 6:00pm
  • Location: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Conference Centre 1E200/201) 150 Kilgour Road Toronto, ON M4G 1R
  • Description:


    14th Annual BRI Symposium

    About this Event

    WHEN: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    WHERE: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

    Conference Centre 1E200/201

    150 Kilgour Road

    Toronto, ON M4G 1R8


    14th Annual BRI Symposium Theme:

    At the Forefront of Radical Change: Transformational discoveries in childhood disability research

    The annual BRI symposium is a sought-after event that combines research and the family perspective in highlighting current and up

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
  • Tags: big data in public health, equity, diversity and inclusion, impact of research, art based research
November 14, 2019
  • Indigenous Lecture Series: Dr. Janet Smylie by Dr. Sean Hillier

  • Nov 14, 2019 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Second Student Centre Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
  • Description:


    The School of Health Policy & Management and the Faculty of Health are honoured to present the 2019-2010 Indigenous Lecture Series on Indigenous Health and Decolonisation. These six lectures will bring Canada's most respected Indigenous leaders in healthcare to the York University campus to engage in a discussion of the pressing health issues facing Indigenous Peoples in Canada and how we, as an institution, can move forward in our process of decolonisation. Each of these lectures wi

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin
November 8, 2019
  • Hire-Retain-Advance Internationally Trained Professionals

  • Nov 8, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Location: Toronto Public Library - North York Central Library Room 101 5120 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M2N 5N9
  • Description:
    A platform to exchange ideas and identify policy recommendations that lead to better economic outcomes.

    About this Event

    We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Forum Hire-Retain-Advance Internationally Trained Professionals, hosted by the four quadrant Local Immigration Partnerships in Toronto.

    This forum will bring together representatives of employer champions, professional associations and service providers (with bridging and soft skills programs) that support Internat

  • Created by: Aysha Shamsuddin