Webinars and Online Courses


POINTERS (BC SUPPORT Unit's Patient OrIeNTEd Research Webinar Series)

  • Real-World Clinical Trials Methods Cluster Update 
    • June 8, 2018 | 12:00pm
  • Presented by: Hubert Wong, Methods Cluster Lead
  • Knowledge Translation/Implementation Science Methods Cluster Update 
    Presented by: Linda Li, Methods Cluster Lead
    • June 15, 2018 | 12:00pm 
  • Health Economics and Simulation Modelling Methods Cluster Update 
    Presented by: David Whitehurst and Nick Bansback, Methods Cluster Co-Leads 
    • June 22, 2018 | 12:00pm

Let's talk policy (webinar)
Presented by:  Newfoundland SUPPORT Unit

  • June 21, 2018 | 8:00am PDT


In-Person Training and Courses


    Applying human-centred design to co-created KT tools and strategies
    Presented by: Cochrane Canada as part of the Cochrane Canada Symposium 2018

    • June 7, 2018 | Calgary, AB

    Behavioural and cognitive theories for knowledge translation (3-day course)
    Presented by: University of Canada

    • June 12-14, 2018 | Ottawa, ON
    • For more information or to register, contact Zack Van Allen (

    KT Canada Summer Institute

    • June 27-29, 2018 | Toronto ON
    • The purpose of this Summer Institute is to provide participants with the opportunity to increase their understanding of knowledge translation research as well as opportunities and challenges in this field. The theme of the 2018 Institute is: “KT Interventions”.
    • The Summer Institute is aimed at graduate students, post-doctoral and clinical fellows, and junior faculty who study issues relevant to KT and those who want to learn more about how to advance their research skills in this area.

      Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Certificate
      Presented by: Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit

      • In-person days in Alberta at the beginning and end of program | September 19, 2018 to January 24, 2019
      • This certificate integrates currently available training, such as the ACRC recommended training courses, while providing additional content that integrates patient-oriented research with a focus on practical application using real-world and Alberta-specific examples. 

      Knowledge Translation Basics

      Presented by: Knowledge Translation Program

      • October 2018 | Toronto ON
      • This two-day workshop is designed to teach participants how to identity key KT definitions, assess and prioritize implementation needs, use appropriate methods to assess the quality of available evidence, define the scope of change and ideal practices to be implemented and identify key processes that inform the selection of implementation strategies.

      Introductory Workshops to Patient-Oriented Research
      Hosted by: BC SPOR SUPPORT Unit

      • Foundations in Patient-Oriented Research is designed to provide researchers, patients, health care providers and health system decision-makers with the necessary knowledge to work in mutually beneficial partnerships doing patient-oriented research.
      • The face-to-face training is divided into three modules that can be taken in any order.


      PACER: Patient and Community Engagement in Research
      Hosted by: PaCER Projects Inc., under the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary

      • The PaCER internship program is a free training program for community members who want to be engaged in health research. The program consists of online interactive modules, face-to-face interactive sessions, group laps and completing a group research project.
      • The internship prepares individuals to become research liaisons, leads or internship mentors.
      • Offered annually.