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Research Education Programs

The IWK is committed to building research capacity among it’s staff and trainees, as well as among our research partners at NSHA, through a comprehensive research design and methodology education program.

Interdisciplinary Research Team Workshops and Courses 2016

Workshop, Course, and Seminar Descriptions


February and March

Click here for the Research Education brochure for February and March

GROWTH MIXTURE MODELING: THE WHAT AND HOW?! (Speaker: Mike Lawrence, Dalhousie University)

Wednesday February 10th: 11am-1pm

(Research Services Large Conference Room, Goldbloom Building, IWK Health Centre)


Wednesday February 17th: 12pm – 1pm

(Research Services Large Conference Room, Goldbloom Building, IWK Health Centre)

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR PubMed SEARCH (Speaker: Darlene Chapman, Librarian, Health Sciences Library IWK Health Centre)

Tuesday March 1st: 12pm – 1pm

(Research Services Large Conference Room, Goldbloom Building, IWK Health Centre)

Spring 2016, dates TBA

Several workshops are routinely offered as part of the TRIC grant workshop series. Talks are scheduled before each round of TRIC applications (due in May and November, annually). Dates will be announced as they become available.

  • Grantsmanship
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Implementation Science
  • Patient Engagement

Program Evaluation Course, 10-weeks

Fall 2016, dates to be announced (TBA)

General Research Design Course

Journal Club 101

Qualitative Research in Clinical Contexts

*Additional sessions may be scheduled based on availability and demand. If you have any specific requests or are interested in offering a research education session yourself, please email your interests to idr@iwk.nshealth.ca

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Click here for a brochure that outlines all educational opportunities offered by the IWK, NSHA and RMU.

Click here for a calendar of research education events and classes.

The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.