Faculty of Health Sciences

External Award: Planning Award for Patient-Oriented Research

November 06, 2017

The purpose of the Fraser Centre Planning Award for Patient-oriented Research and Knowledge Translation is to support teams in partnering with patients and other stakeholders to plan research studies or knowledge translation projects (knowledge dissemination or implementation). The award is funded and managed by the BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre, a part of the CIHR Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR). The Centre is a partnership between Fraser Health and Simon Fraser University.

Any applicant type (patient, researcher, health practitioner, decision maker) can be the administrative lead for the award (Principal Applicant). Co-Principal Applicants are allowed. Teams must include at least one of each of the following (or the application must make clear how such individuals will be recruited during the course of the award):

  • Patient partner
  • Academic researcher
  • Health care practitioner (health authority staff or physicians)

Five awards of $10,000 each will be awarded. Applicants cannot have already received funding for the proposed activity.

To apply, please send completed applications, including application form, references, team member descriptions and letters of collaboration via email to Magdalena Newman (magdalena.newman@fraserhealth.ca) by November 15, 2017.

For more information about the award and how to apply, please view the award guidelines document and the application form attached below:

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