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IMN-PN Newsletter April 1, 2018 Edition

IMN-PN Updates

NEW IMN-PN NETWORK COORDINATOR

  • Please join us in welcoming Maria Shallard, of Penelakut First Nation, who is taking over as IMN-PN's Network Coordinator!
  • Maria can be reached at imnpn@uvic.ca

CIHR NEWS: INSTITUTE OF ABORIGINAL PEOPLES' HEALTH (IAPH) RENAMED INSTITUTE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' HEALTH (IIPH)

  • Read message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa about new name and funding for Indigenous health research HERE

IMN-PN REGISTRATION SURVEY

TRAINING & EVENTS

HISTORIC OPENING OF UBC'S INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL HISTORY AND DIALOGUE CENTRE

  • Location: Koerner Plaza, 1958 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Date: April 9, 2018
  • Time: 10:00 AM (PST)
  • More Information

GROUP FOR RESEARCH WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (GRIP) 2018 INDIGENOUS HEALTH RESEARCH FORUM: SAVE THE DATE/ CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

  • Location: University of Calgary Foothills Campus
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: April 10, 2018
  • Date: May 15, 2018
  • More Information

SUMMER INTERNSHIP FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN GENOMICS (SING), 2018

  • Location: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
  • Dates: July 29-August 4, 2018
  • More Information

2018 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS DIABETES CONFERENCE

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Dates: April 16 – 18, 2018
  • More information
  • Westjet Airlines Coupon Code for travel between April 9-25: YCR3EQ5 (Promo Code for call-in reference only: YHZ02)
  • Delta Halifax special group rate ($149.00) available until March 15, 2018: Click Here

THE 27TH ANNUAL CANADIAN CONFERENCE ON HIV/AIDS RESEARCH

RED TIDE INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT & YOUTH CONFERENCE

  • Location: Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Aotearoa, New Zealand
  • Dates: May 1-6, 2018
  • More Information

6TH ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & WELLNESS CONFERENCE

INDIGENOUS HEALTH CONFERENCE

NATIONAL GATHERING OF GRADUATE STUDENTS IN INDIGENOUS HEALTH (NGGS)

  • Location: Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
  • Dates: July 9-13, 2018
  • More Information

UBC FACULTY OF MEDICINE INDIGENOUS PRE-ADMISSION WORKSHOP

  • Location: UVic, Victoria, BC
  • Registration Deadline: June 22, 2018
  • Dates: July 25-27, 2018
  • More Information

PLACE-BASED LEARNING IN HUU-AY-AHT TERRITORY (COURSE FOR UNDERGRAD AND GRAD STUDENTS)

  • Dates: August 13-24, 2018
  • Open to students from UBC, UVic, UCalgary, UAlberta, SFU, etc.
  • More Information
Research Funding

CIHR-IAPH NETWORK ENVIRONMENTS FOR INDIGENOUS HEALTH RESEARCH (NEIHR) DEVELOPMENT GRANT

  • Registration Deadline: April 26, 2018
  • Application Deadline: June 5, 2018
  • More Information

WOMEN'S HEART AND BRAIN HEALTH CHAIR AWARDS (4 AVAILABLE)

RESEARCH PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (RPDP)

Student Funding

FNHA/ SFU MSC STUDENTSHIPS IN INDIGENOUS POPULATION HEALTH (4 AVAILABLE)

CIHR HEALTH SYSTEM IMPACT FELLOWSHIP

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, NEȾOLṈEW̱ 'OVE MIND, ONE PEOPLE' RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP FOR DRUM 2: FIRST NATION AND METIS COMMUNITIES WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP SHARED CARE MODELS FOR HIV AND OTHER STBBI

  • Location: Flexible; preferred location in Alberta, British Columbia or Saskatchewan
  • Deadline: May 4, 2018
  • More Information

MITACS GLOBALINK RESEARCH AWARD

MITACS ACCELERATE FELLOWSHIP

ABORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE

Job Postings

SILENT GENOMES SCIENTIFIC PROJECT MANAGER (29344), UBC ISLAND MEDICAL PROGRAM

  • Location: Community Genetics Research Program, UBC Island Medical Program, Victoria BC
  • Deadline: April 3, 2018
  • More information

SILENT GENOMES COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR (29366), UBC ISLAND MEDICAL PROGRAM

  • Location: Community Genetics Research Program, UBC Island Medical Program, Victoria BC
  • Deadline: April 5, 2018
  • More information

TENURE TRACK INDIGENOUS FACULTY, UVIC SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

MEDICAL LEAD, PROVINCIAL INDIGENOUS HEALTH, ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (HEALTH SERVICES), TSAWOUT FIRST NATION HEALTH CENTRE)

  • Location: Tsawout First Nation, Saanichton, BC
  • Deadline: April 6, 2018
  • More Information

TIER II CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR IN INDIGENOUS-SETTLER RELATIONS- TENURE TRACK, UVIC

CHAIR IN CANCER AND WELLNESS/ ASSOCIATE OF FULL PROFESSOR, UBC SCHOOL OF POPULATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Location: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Deadline: April 23, 2018
  • More Information

DIRECTOR, MCMASTER INDIGENOUS RESEARCH INSTITUTE

PROFESSOR, COMMUNITY STUDIES INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE, SHERIDAN COLLEGE

  • Location: Oakville, ON
  • Deadline: open until filled; start August 2018
  • More Information

MANAGER, STRATEGIC POLICY, FNHA

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, INDIGENOUS INITIATIVES, SFU TEACHING & LEARNING CENTRE

INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE OR KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION CONTRACTORS, CADTH

SILENT GENOMES POLICY PROJECT MANAGER, UBC ISLAND MEDICAL PROGRAM

  • Location: Prince George, BC
  • Deadline: job not yet posted; this opportunity will be posted early April
  • More information (not available until early April)
Unique Opportunities

FNHA NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY: WELLNESS EVENTS PROPOSALS

FNHA GATHERING WISDOM FOR A SHARED JOURNEY 2018 YOUTH LEADERS PROGRAM

CANADA WORLD YOUTH 6-MONTH INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIPS FOR INDIGENOUS CANADIANS

NATIONAL GATHERING OF GRADUATE STUDENTS (NGGS): CALL FOR PAPERS

  • Submission Deadline: March 31, 2018
  • Location: Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
  • Dates: July 9-13, 2018
  • More Information

INDIGENOUS PREADMISSIONS WORKSHOP- UBC FACULTY OF MEDICINE

  • Location: Island Medical Program, UVic, Victoria, BC
  • Dates: July 25-27, 2018
  • Application Deadline: June 22, 2018
  • More Information

THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK, 2019 SPECIAL ISSUE ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH. WEAVING TRADITION WITH INNOVATION TO ADVANCE WELL-BEING FOR ALL: CALL FOR PAPERS

  • Submission Deadline: July 27, 2018
  • Direct your inquiries and manuscripts to lead guest editors: L.S. Ka'opua and B.D. Friedman at lskaopua@hawaii.edu and b_friedman@rocketmail.com, respectively. In the email subject line, please state: "Special Issue: Indigenous People and the Social Determinants of Health"
  • General Instructions

INDIGENOUS INTERN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, VIU, BC ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS & BUSINESS COUNCIL OF BC

Publications & Resources

BEYOND 94: TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION IN CANADA

  • CBC released a resource that measures progress on all 94 TRC Calls to Action
  • Read More

MENOPAUSE AND INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN CANADA: THE STATE OF CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Authors: Regine Halseth, Charlotte Loppie, Nicole Robinson
  • Read More

EXPLORING SOCIALLY-RESPONSIVE APPROACHES TO CHILDREN'S REHABILITATION WITH INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES, FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE LANCET ON CANADA'S GLOBAL AND INDIGENOUS HEALTH: ONLINE FIRST ARTICLES

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