MSSU Newsletter Summer 2020

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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

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In this Issue

COVID-19 Updates

  • Rapid Response Reports support government response in New Brunswick*
  • Joining forces to support primary care during and after COVID-19*
  • New publication – Rapid Review Methods More Challenging During COVID-19
  • Three Nova Scotia health research leaders appointed to national COVID-19 Immunity Task Force Leadership Group

Consult Corner

  • MSSU supports COVIC Study*


  • Congratulations 2020-21 scholarship recipients*
  • Student spotlight 
  • MSSU leadership updates*
  • Patient engagement updates*
  • Discounts on data access fees
  • Update on SPOR Phase II funding application

Research Updates

  • Myeloma PSP named NBHRF Resarch Team of the Month
  • Ask Me Anything survey receives a huge response
  • Pharmacist prescribing survey completed
  • 811 Nova Scotia project briefing to NS Dept. of Health and Wellness

Engagement Opportunities

  • Help improve care for cancer survivors
  • PRISM-CC Study
  • Life Beyond Trauma

Funding Opportunities

  • SPOR Evidence Alliance 2020 Seed Grant
  • CHILD-BRIGHT Collaborative Mentorship Grant*
  • Pre-announcement: CIHR Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19 Knowledge Synthesis, Evaluation and Assessment Grants Rapid Research Funding Opportunity*

Upcoming Events and Training

  • Consolidated Administrative Data Privacy Training
  • KT Connects
  • PIHCI Network Summer Learning Series
  • Engaging with gender in research

Publications and Reports

  • Recent publications and reports

SPOR Community Updates

  • CIHR SPOR Newsletter - COVID-19 Special Edition*
  • Hotıì ts'eeda sharing circle resources online
  • CHI Public and Patient Partner Panel Series recordings online
  • CHILD-BRIGHT blog series about research data

MSSU Updates

  • New staff members and farewells

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