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

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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CHRC releases data from operations report for 2015-2016 fiscal year

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The CHRC has released a report reflecting data from the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
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Seniors' Health SCN announces grant

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Seniors' Health, Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) team has announced a new grant opportunity.
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U.S. Office of Research Integrity newsletter available for download

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The U.S. Office of Research Integrity (ORI) June newsletter is now available for download.
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Research Events

Closing the Gap: Knowledge Translation and Patient Oriented Research

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
, Alberta

Dr. Lisa Hartling and Kassi Shave

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How do we make Person-Centred Care more than just a task?

Thursday, October 06, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta

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IIQM Master Class Series: The four voices of qualitative data analysis software

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Dr. Kristi Jackson

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Qualitative Health Research Conference

Saturday, October 15, 2016
Kelowna , B.C.

Keynote speakers: Dr. Kathy Charmaz and Dr. Kenneth Gergen

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From Research to Practice: Implementation Science Bootcamp

Monday, October 17, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta

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Palliative Care Everywhere: accessible, inclusive, compassionate

Monday, October 24, 2016
Edmonton , Alberta

Plenary speaker: Geoff Mitchell, MD, PhD - Professor of General Practice and Palliative Care at the University of Queensland Plenary speaker: Barb Pesut, RN, PhD - Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) - Health, Ethics and Diversity Closing speaker: Lorelei Sawchuk, MN, RN, CHPCN(C) - Nurse Practitioner & Education Lead, Covenant Health Palliative Institute

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