The Newfoundland and Labrador SUPPORT Unit offers free monthly sessions on various topics related to Patient-Oriented Research (POR). Find out more about the training opportunities in this newsletter!

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Thursday October 20, 2016 from 12:30-1:30 pm

You’re invited to join Webinar 2 ‘Making the change’! Moving research into practice. Learn how evidence can be best used to change behavior and influence policy. This webinar outlines the importance of understanding possible interventions for making a change.

Guest speaker: Dr. Amanda Hall, Knowledge Translation lead NL SUPPORT and Researcher at Oxford University / Memorial University.

Go to to sign up!

Check out webinar #1 and the upcoming webinars on our website.


A curriculum for Patient-Oriented Research has been designed in partnership with CIHR, patients, and education specialists. The following workshops have been developed:

·      Module 1: Patient-Oriented Research

·      Module 2: Fundamentals of Health Research in Canada

·      Module 3: Building Partnerships and Consolidating Teams

Eva Vat and Cris Carter attended the Train-The-Trainer program in September 2016 and are the certified facilitators for Newfoundland and Labrador. The dates and locations of the workshops will be announced soon.


Complete at least 5 of the 7 webinars and 1 face-to-face workshop and you willreceive a certificate! Please let us know if you are interested in the certificate program, email to register your interest.


There is no cost to attend the training events, however online registration is required. Space is limited. Go to to sign up!Register with your email address and you will receive a link for the webinar prior to the event.


Go to for more information about the training opportunities and support. Questions, suggestions or requests? Contact Eva Vat, Training and Capacity lead. Phone: 709 864 6654 Email: