Research Resources

Grant Writing Learning Corner

Grant Writing Learning Corner Writing grants can be a challenging – not only is the writing style different than other areas of academia, but it is also a competition with other qualified researchers. Knowing the basics of grant writing can help to write clearly and stand out. Funding Home Funding Opportunities Grant Development Support Grant […]

Plain + Inclusive Language

Plain + Inclusive Language At the WHRI, we strive to be equitable and inclusive in how we collaborate, in what we prioritize, and in all that we do. In line with these values, we strive to ensure that our communication – and the communications activities we support – use language that is accessible, inclusive, and accurate. […]

Knowledge Translation

Knowledge Translation Knowledge translation (KT), as defined by the Michael Smith Health Research BC, refers to activities which “aim to close the gap between research and implementation by improving the use of research evidence in practice, policy and further research.” The WHRI has a commitment and framework for supporting KT, which you can read here.   […]

Media & Communications Resources

Media & Communications Resources We actively support scientific communication through our online platforms, workshops, and liaising with researchers and institutional media relations offices. Whether you are just starting to think about starting a social media account, or you’re preparing for an interview with the media, check out this list of resources for guidance – just […]

Patient Oriented Research

Patient Oriented Research We are committed to upholding the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Framework and guiding principles of inclusiveness, support, mutual respect and co-building, and recognize that patient and public engagement not only includes those receiving care, but also their families, support network and members of the public. […]

General Resources

General Resources Regulatory Approval Resources Any clinical or behavioural research study that involves human participants requires ethics review and approval to ensure that the research meets federal ethical requirements and protects the welfare of study participants. Research ethics review is a process of initial and ongoing review and monitoring of research involving human participants. The […]