Collaboration: Manitoba Statistical and Health Sciences Collaborating Centre


Collaboration: Manitoba Statistical and Health Sciences Collaborating Centre

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November 30, 2018 - 00:00 - 00:00
Team: Events, Training & News
Posted on March 29, 2017

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Collaboration: Manitoba Statistical and Health Sciences Collaborating Centre

Team: Events, Training & News

November 30, 2018 - 00:00 - 00:00

Description


The Manitoba Statistical and Health Sciences (MB-SAHS) Collaborating Centre is comprised of investigators and trainees committed to collaborative research in Manitoba that bridges the statistical and health sciences disciplines. The MB-SAHS Collaborating Centre is an initiative of faculty members at the University of Manitoba. The overall aim of the MB-SAHS Collaborating Centre is to facilitate high-quality collaborative research that engages statistical and health scientists and statistical science trainees. The objectives of the Collaborating Centre are to: 

  • Foster connections between statistical and health sciences researchers who seek to pursue collaborative and integrative research projects;
  • Support and initiate technical training activities that will improve the capacity for statistical and health science collaborative and integrative research in Manitoba;
  • Develop trainee professional skills in communication and relationships, responsible conduct of research, and project management, to facilitate trainee participation and leadership for collaborative research projects;
  • Provide funding, as available, to statistical science graduate trainees who will undertake innovative thesis research projects involving applications led by health scientists. 

Collaborative Thesis Research Awards

The MB-SAHS Collaborating Centre offers competitive awards of up to $3000 for PhD students ($2000 for MSc) students to initiate innovative research collaborations with health scientists in new areas of statistical methodology, such as statistical genetics, causal inference, clinical trials design, and analysis of multiple endpoints. 

Application packages should include:

  • completed application form;
  • CV and letter of reference; and
  • completed application form.

The call for applications will open in January 2019. 

Professional Development Sessions

MB-SAHS is proud to offer professional development sessions to interested graduate and undergraduate students in statistical and health sciences.

Communicating with Non-Academic Audiences: Perspectives from Statistical and Health Sciences

January 11, 2019 • 9 - 11 am
Room 474, Chown Building, 753 McDermot Ave, Bannatyne Campus, University of Manitoba

RSVP to Allison Poppel by January 7, 2019. 
Allison.poppel@umanitoba.ca

The Manitoba Statistical and Health Sciences Collaborating Centre is pleased to present two panel discussions featuring statisticians and health scientists who will discuss their perspectives and experiences of communicating their research to non-academic audiences.  

Discussion Lead

Dr. Lisa Lix
Director, Data Science
George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Panelists

Kristine Kroeker
Data Analyst 
George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Dr. Sandra Pereira 
Lead Consultant
University of Manitoba Statistical Consulting Service

Dr. Meghan Azad
Research Scientist
Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba 

Dr. Lily Lim
Staff Pediatric Rheumatologist 
Children’s Hospital of Manitoba

Dr. Donna Martin 
Associate Professor
College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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