- Jen Welter
Dr. Jen Welter is many things – the first woman to coach in the NFL, and the first to play running back in professional football. An author, speaker, TV producer and fashion designer. And also a PhD psychologist.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is seeking applications from priority populations who are interested in conducting community-based research on the relationship between cannabis and mental health.
Deadline to apply is Thursday, April 23, 2020. https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/2020-02/CBR_RFP_poster_eng.pdf
Webinar – March 4, 2020
Information session: Community Based Research – Request for Proposals. Register here.
Today I updated web page with over 100 resources for breast cancer patients, their loved ones, and therapists who work with them.
The breast cancer resources web page is at: Ken Pope: Breast Cancer Resources
Are you a Psychology Student or Early Career Graduate?
Are you interested in career paths outside of academia or the clinical setting?
Do you need help finding a job, creating your CV or preparing for a job interview?
Do you need help managing and overcoming your post-graduate financial debt?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, register to attend the CPA’s inaugural Career Day being held during the CPA’s 2020 Convention.
Visit the 2020 CPA Convention Site for more information.
The Psychology Foundation of Canada became the new home of the Canadian Psychological Association Foundation in 2015 and now administers the awards and grants programs. They are looking for nominations for the four student awards – the Dr. Harvey Brooker Award, the Jean and Dick Pettifor Award, the Dr. Mary J. Wright Award, and the Dr. Bea Wickett Award.
Deadline for submission is March 31, 2020. For more information on each award and grant, please click here.
Canadian research funding organizations sign San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)
Canada’s five major national research funders are pleased to join research leaders around the world who are working to strengthen research excellence by ensuring robust, equitable and impactful measures of research assessment. The Government of Canada’s research funding agencies — CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC, CFI, and Genome Canada—have signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), reaffirming their commitment to excellence in research evaluation and the importance of knowledge translation. https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Media-Media/ProgramNewsDetails-NouvellesDesProgrammesDetails_eng.asp?ID=1103
DORA is a global initiative to support the development and promotion of best practice in assessment of scholarly research. It aims to address the negative consequences of unintended overuse of journal publication as a primary indicator of quality for research output. https://sfdora.org/
Are you, or anyone you know, looking to improve access to community mental health and addiction services or home and community care services?
Would a share of $400,000 help achieve your goal?
If so, then apply for the Priority Innovation Health Challenge. Click here for more information.