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Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM)


Toronto, Ontario
September 13 &14, 2012

The Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) course was developed on the premise that scientists, and increasingly, other practitioners and educators, are agents of change in creating research impact, promoting research utilization, and ensuring that research findings reach the appropriate audiences.  There is a skill set surrounding KT practice, and it is these competencies that the training course was designed to impart.

The SKTT course is intended for anyone who has an interest in:

Call for Chair/Members, Ethics Review Board, Public Health Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 30, 2012

Public Health Ontario (PHO) is seeking members to join its new Ethics Review Board (ERB). The ERB will serve as the ethics review board of record for PHO beginning this fall and in the future service will be extended to some Public Health Unit-led projects.

Candidates with a variety of professional expertise, including both scientific and non-scientific, are desired.

The Chair will receive remuneration in the form of a stipend.  ERB Members and Community Members are volunteer positions.

Registered Nurses, Telehealth, Sykes Assistance Services Corporation


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 24, 2012

Sykes Assistance Services Corporation  (SASC) is Canada's leading provider of contact centre based Telehealth services, covering over 18 million lives with more than 400 professional nurses.

Registered Nurses - Personnel infirmières immatriculées
Full-Time or Part-Time (from 22.5 hours to 40 hours per week)

Associate Manager, Health Professional Education & Knowledge Translation, Heart and Stroke Foundation


Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Reports to: Manager, Health Professional Education        
Department: RAHP        
Location: Toronto        
Status: Part Time (3 days/week), Permanent             
Grade: C2        



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