Webinars and Online Courses


Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization
Presented by: University of Guelph

  • Fall course: Inform - Processes of knowledge translation and dissemination
  • Provides an overview of theories and practices involved in the creation, sharing and uptake of evidence

The TCPS 2 Tutorial: Course on Research Ethics (CORE)
Presented by: Government of Canada Panel on Research Ethics

  • This self-paced course features ten modules ranging from Core Principles to REB Review. It is designed primarily for the use of researchers and REB members – though anyone may take this course and print their own certificate of completion. 
  • Module 9 - Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada is available in PDF format.

Clinical Trials Education and Awareness
Presented by: N2 Canada: Network of Networks

  • A collection of resources created to help potential participants, families, caregivers, and the general public to understand basics about clinical trials and clinical research.


In-Person Training and Courses


      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.

      IDEAS Foundations of Quality Improvement Program

      Presented by: McMaster University

      • October 17, 2018 or November 23, 2018 | Hamilton ON
      • The IDEAS Foundations of Quality Improvement provides participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively participate in and contribute to quality improvement projects within or across healthcare organizations.

      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.