December 9, 2014

Programs & Events

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uPNR Open Discussion

Are you interested in philosophy in Nursing? A facilitated session will be held on Tuesday, January 13 at 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.  You are invited to join the conversation to determine where uPNR is going.

If you are interested in being involved with the future plans for uPNR, please RSVP to by Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

3rd Annual TVN Conference on Improving Care for the Frail Elderly

TVN will be holding the 3rd Annual TVN Conference on Improving Care for the Frail Elderly from September 27 – 29, 2015 in Toronto.

TVN’s annual conference provides opportunities to those concerned with improving health care for the seriously ill, frail elderly to share knowledge, best practices and policy, and at the same time, network with others working in the field to collaborate and build relationships. Conference attendees will be researchers, knowledge users, health care professionals and service providers, policy makers, industry, patients and families and the public.

Call for Session Proposals

TVN is pleased to invite proposals for sessions at the 2015 Annual Conference. To ensure a broad slate of session offerings from different individuals and institutions, this is an open call. Proposals will be selected to ensure the conference program offers a comprehensive and diverse treatment of issues related to TVN’s mission. Attention will be given to diversity of institutions, presenters, and geographic location. Proposals are due by Monday, February 2, 2015 at 12 noon ET.

Click HERE to view the Call for Proposals and Session Proposal Application.

Interested in Volunteering?

TVN is also looking for qualified individuals to review Conference Session Proposals (during March) and Abstracts (spring/early summer). Reviewers will receive a discounted Conference registration rate (but are expected to provide their own transportation and accommodation for the Conference).

If you are willing to act as a reviewer, please email us at, attaching a PDF of your CV.

2014 Conference Plenary Sessions available for viewing

If you weren’t able to attend the 2014 TVN Conference, Click HERE to view the videos.


Contact Jackie St. Pierre, TVN Partnerships and Development Manager, at

Important Announcements

SSHRC Storytellers Contest

SHHRC has recently launched its third annual Storytellers Contest, challenging post secondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives, our world, and our future prosperity.

The contest is open to all students, graduate and undergraduate, enrolled at Canadian post secondary institutions. Their task is to tell the story, in 3 minutes or 300 words, of a SSHRC-funded research project—their own or a professor’s—taking place at their institution.  25 finalists will be selected to receive a $3000 cash prize and specialized training in research communications.  For details on this year’s Storytellers challenge, please follow SSHRC Storytellers on Twitter, watch the #SSHRCStorytellers hashtag, and visit the SSHRC website.

We encourage you to spread the word to faculty who may wish to encourage a student to profile their SSHRC-funded research.  Participant questions can be addressed to

ABS extension

Qualitative Methods Conference 2015

Due to popular demand we have extended the abstract submission deadline until January 6 for the 2015 Qualitative Methods (QM) Conference!

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: January 6, 2015 

Don’t miss the opportunity to present your research to an international audience!


Please Note:
If you submitted your abstract on or before December 3, 2014 you will receive abstract acceptance notifications by January 6, 2015.
If you submit your abstract between December 4, 2014 and January 6, 2015 you will receive abstract acceptance notifications by January 27, 2015.

Pre-Conference Workshop Dates: April 26 – 27 
*Featuring instructors: Dr. Sally Thorne, Dr. Jude Spiers, Dr. Alex Clark, Dr. Lisa Given, Dr. Kay Cook and many more!


Conference Dates: April 28 – 30
Theme: “Qualitative Methods: Better Bounded or Boundless”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carl May

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