Updates from the University Advisory Council

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Vic Neufeld Mentorship Award in Global Health Research – Call for Nominations

In global health research, because it spans disciplines and places, mentorship is increasingly recognized as critical to the development of new generations of scholars. This award is intended to recognize those who have provided exemplary mentorship to new and developing global health researchers. Nominations will be accepted until September 17, 2017. Read more >

Jill Allison

Learning Resource on Transdisciplinary Research

Prepared by Jill Allison (co-chair, CCGHR Capacity Building Committee) The CCGHR Resource on Transdisciplinary Research (TD) has been created to provide some key information to researchers but more importantly, to start a conversation about the importance of a TD approach to the deeply complex problems in global health.  Often called “wicked problems” the kinds of Read more >

Report from the Sixth UAC Annual Workshop

Important steps taken at 6th UAC Workshop in Vancouver  The sixth annual workshop of the CCGHR’s University Advisory Council (UAC) took place in Vancouver on November 15th, 2016, just prior to the global Health Systems Research symposium. Of the current twenty-one institutional members, seventeen (17) were represented in the deliberations. Guided by previously distributed materials Read more >