MSSU Newsletter Spring 2021

Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 24, 2021

The latest MSSU quarterly newsletter is out – and jam-packed with news, events, engagement opportunities and more!

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In this Issue


  • New report shows how COVID-19 affects mental health in New Brunswick*
  • Researchers compile mounting research on COVID variants
  • Virtual workshop marks the last phase of the Myeloma PSP project*
  • CASCADES project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to health care, create low‑carbon ‘green’ health system
  • Student Spotlight*
  • Researcher Spotlight*

Engagement Opportunities

  • New Patient Partner opportunities 
  • Collaborative Family Practice Teams (CFPTs) in Nova Scotia
  • Family and caregiver experiences with MAiD
  • Patient Reviewers wanted for CMAJ Open
  • Tranquility App is seeking participants for Mental Health Research Study
  • IHDCYH Talks Video Competition
  • Doctors Nova Scotia Demographic Information Survey
  • PUPPY Study recruiting Nurse Practitioners in Nova Scotia

Funding Opportunities

  • Operating Grant: Understanding and mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families in Canada*
  • CIHR funding opportunities*

Upcoming Events and Training

  • Patients as Partners in Research
  • MicroResearch NS Virtual Workshop
  • Catch up on past events

Publications and Reports

  • Recent publications and reports

SPOR Community Updates

  • SPOR Update newsletter*

MSSU Updates

  • New staff members and farewells 
  • Introducing the EDI, Sex and Gender Diversity, and Indigenous Allyship Mentees

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