Research Centre
Research Centre

Dedicated to promoting innovation and inquiry...

The Covenant Health Research Centre is dedicated to promoting innovation, facilitating inquiry, developing partnerships, and integrating research into practice in alignment with Covenant Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and strategic directions.

Our Strategic Focus

Vulnerable Populations, including Addictions and Mental Health Services, Seniors Health, Rural Health, as well as Palliative and End of Life Care;


Discussion Panel - Covenant Health 11th annual Research Day, February 11th, 2016:

"Resilience-patient, practitioner, and community, and the potential for transforming health and health care delivery"

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Research News

Proposed revisions to TCPS2 open for public consultation

Friday, October 14, 2016

Proposed revisions to the Tri-council Policy Statement version 2 (TCPS2): Ethical conduct for research involving humans are open for public consultation.
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Learn rationale for the global movement to publish the results for all clinical trials

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Learn rationale for the global movement to publish the results for all clinical trials by watching a TEDx Madrid talk by Sile Lane on "The hidden side of clinical trials".
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CHAIN launches 5 new special interest groups

Monday, October 10, 2016

CHAIN launches 5 new special interest groups under CHAIN Technologies subgroup, including Regenerative Medicine; Telecare, telemedicine, teleconsulting; Bio-technical and adaptive devices; The use of social media; and Applied information technology.
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The CHRC issues a Call for Abstracts

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Covenant Health Research Centre (CHRC) invites abstracts to be considered for presentation at the Covenant Health Research Day titled: "My life in a petri dish – Covenant Health as a living lab"
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Health Canada and United States Food and Drug Administration hold public consultation

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Under the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) initiative, Health Canada and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are holding joint public consultation meetings on International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines currently under development.
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AIberta Innovates consolidates

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AI-HS) along with three other Alberta Innovates corporations will consolidate into one corporation, as announced in the Government of Alberta Budget 2016.
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Research Events

Minds that matter, the 2016 Gairdner Symposium

Monday, October 24, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta

Dr. Feng Zhang, Dr. Philippe Horvath

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Accessing Healthcare Data in Alberta

Wednesday, November 02, 2016
, Alberta

Jeff Bakal, PhD

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30th Margaret Scott Wright Research and Innovation Day

Friday, November 04, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta

*Dr. Sally Thorne, Professor - University of British Columbia School of Nursing *Dr. Zubia Mumtaz, Associate Professor - University of Alberta School of Public Health *Brian Keating, Honourary Conservation Advisor - Calgary Zoo, and Adjunct Assistant Professor - University of Calgary, Anthropology

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Implementing music care in continuing care

Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta

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Integrating Research and Quality Improvement into Clinical Practice

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta


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IIQM Master Class Series: What can qualitative researchers gain from art?

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Dr. Mandy Archibald

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