February 19, 2015

Programs & Events

Upcoming URI Programs

How to Design & Present Your Undergraduate Research Poster

Ever wonder how to make your data tell a story? An effective research poster offers a visual summary of your data and will help you engage with your audience. Learn how to design a poster that stands out, and how to avoid the common pitfalls and that create barriers to effective communication.

This session is ideal for students who have never created a research poster before, and have never attended a previous URI session on poster design.

Date: February 26, 2015
Time: 12:35 – 1:20 p.m.
Location: 2-100 SUB (CAPS Resource Centre)

Click HERE to RSVP.

How to Present Your Research

Got stage fright? Join this free session to learn how to orally present your research findings. You may present your research at conferences, symposia, or to colleagues – no matter your audience, it’s important to communicate your message clearly and effectively.

Date: March 5, 2015
Time: 12:35 – 1:20 p.m.
Location: 2-100 SUB (CAPS Resource Centre)

Click HERE to RSVP.

Put Your Research to Work

Learn all about putting your undergraduate research experience to work – learn how you can use your experiences to make yourself stand out from all the other people graduating with undergraduate degrees.

Develop your own skills inventory, assess if a career in academia is a fit for you, and consider how to translate your research experience onto applications, resumes, and in job interviews.

This session is for both undergraduates who’ve done research, and those just thinking about it!

Date: March 10, 2015
Time: 12:35 – 1:20 p.m.
Location: 1-031 CCIS Career Centre

Click HERE to RSVP.

eHIPP Workshop

Scholarship of Engagement

The Chronicity Research Group in the Faculty of Nursing invites you to join us for a brief presentation followed by a discussion on “The Scholarship of Engagement”


Dominic Aaazi PhD student, Public Health Sciences
Maria Mayan PhD, Faculty of Extension and Community-University Partnership
Jill Konkin MD, Division of Community Engagement, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Susan McKenzie-Robblee M.Ed., Community Service Learning

Beginning the discussion will be an article titled, “The scholarship of Engagement” by Ernest L. Boyer.  Click HERE to read the article.

Date: March 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: ECHA 4-001

HRDR Panel Presentation

HRDR Panel March 18 2015

2015 Collaborative Research Day

Important Announcements

NEW FoN FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Teaching, Learning, and Simulation Research Grant

The Faculty of Nursing Teaching, Learning, and Simulation Research (TLSR) Grant is intended to increase research capacity, and to increase knowledge about the use of teaching, learning and patient simulation in nursing education.


Tenure track faculty may apply for one operating grant per competition as the nominated Principal Applicant. The amount for the award is a maximum total of $20,000, tenable for one year (April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016). A maximum of two awards will be granted.

Click to download the 2015 Teaching, Learning, and Simulation Research Grant Guidelines.  Click to download the 2015 Teaching, Learning, and Simulation Research Grant Application Form.

Application deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Request for Proposals to Host CU Expo 2017

We are pleased to announce the Request for Proposals (RFP) to host CU Expo 2017. CU Expo is a Canadian-led international conference designed to showcase exemplars in community-campus partnerships worldwide.

Community Based Research Canada (CBRC), in partnership with CCPH, Canadian Alliance for Community Service Learning and the Centre for Community Based Research, is seeking an organization or alliance that has community-campus partnership experience and a passion for social innovation to host an exciting, international conference called CU Expo. Community organizations, educational institutions including colleges and other post secondary institutions— singly or in partnership—are encouraged to submit proposals.

The key aspects of conference planning are:

  • Management of programming, including: objectives and themes, a call for proposals by September 2016, a process for proposal review, and processes for presenter support
  • Fundraising and budget management
  • Management of planning committees, and fostering local and national collaboration throughout the process.

Proposals are due to the RFP committee on Friday, April 24, 2015, by 5:00 p.m. EST, and are to be submitted to general@communitybasedresearch.ca.

Please see the full RFP, click HERE.

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