Ten Reasons to come to Thursday’s Lightning Talks

CRHESI’s biannual Lightning Talks and Reception event brings together a wide range of community members and collaborators working on projects focussed on equity and inclusion. Join us for a series of fast-moving, 5-minute talks, to get up to speed on 10 initiatives underway right now in London.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
Innovation Works London
201 King Street

Presenters

Michelle Sangster Bouck
Program Evaluator, Middlesex-London Health Unit
Shamiram Zendo
PhD Candidate, Health Information Science, University of Western Ontario
Exploring stories and photos with clients of London’s overdose prevention site

Carri Hand
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Aging in neighbourhoods study: Exploring and Promoting Older Adults’ Inclusion in Neighbourhoods

Kinga Koltun
Supervisor, Policy & Strategic Issues (Neighbourhood & Community Initiatives) Neighbourhood, Children and Fire Services, City of London
London’s Community Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Update

Carrie Marshall
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Boredom and meaningful activity in adults experiencing homelessness

Abe Oudshoorn
Assistant Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University
Learning how to tell a meaningful story of homelessness

Julia Parker
Executive Director, Correctional and Justice Services, Salvation Army
Samantha Gee
Case Manager, Support to Report, Correctional and Justice Services, Salvation Army
Support to Report: Supporting Sexually Assaulted Adults Working in Sex Trade or Sex Trafficked to Access Justice

Colleen Parsons
Research Associate, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University
Transforming Emergency Shelter into Affordable Housing with Support

Jennifer Sandu
Capacity Building Specialist, London Cross Cultural Learner Centre
Yazidi Refugee Mental Health Peer Support Program

Javeed Sukhera
Associate Professor of Psychiatry/Paediatrics
Scientist, Centre for Education Research & Innovation Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Making the invisible visible: Exploring explicit, implicit, and structural stigma for people who inject drugs within a hospital environment

Gail Teachman
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Is inclusion always a ‘good’ thing?: Perspectives from youth with disabilities

Lightning Talks and Community Reception (November 21, 3-4:30 PM)

The Lightning Talks & Reception event is a biannual opportunity to learn about a wide range of activities, programs, and research endeavours in London focussed on issues of health equity and social inclusion. Join us for a series of short, concise, 5-minute presentations — or ‘lightning talks‘ — as well as an informal reception.

Registration via Eventbrite

Thu, 21 November 2019
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
Innovation Works London
201 King Street

City Symposium: Reducing Inequalities

This Thursday’s City Symposium explores the topic of reducing inequalities. The evening features four Londoners, sharing their insights, experiences, and perspectives on addressing inequality as a community:

Michael Ciccone is the new CEO and Chief Librarian of the London Public Library.

Danielle Hill leads Nokee Kwe’s +Positive Voice program.

Carolina Cohoon is a Deafblind Literacy Specialist at CNIB Deafblind Community Services.

Saverio Stranges is Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University.

(The City Symposium is a city-wide collaboration between Urban League of London, London Community Foundation, Polishuk Camman & Steele, London Public Library, Aeolian Hall, Grand Theatre, Museum London, Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion, Western’s Faculty of Information & Media Studies, London Arts Council, Pillar Nonprofit Network, Western University Student’s Council, Fanshawe Student Union, City of London)

Pre-Symposium concert featuring Sarina Haggarty begins at 6:40 PM.

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:40 PM
Central Library (251 Dundas Street)
Wolf Performance Hall

November Calendar Alerts

November brings several amazing learning and collaboration opportunities. Make sure these dates are in your calendar!

Finding the Social in Physician Narratives: The Example of Institutional Ethnography
Learn more about Institutional Ethnography (IE) research methodology
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Room 2130, Elborn College, Western University

City Symposium: Reducing Inequalities
Hear from four people in our community addressing inequalities
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:40 PM – 9:00 PM
Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library
251 Dundas Street

PUSH Movie Night
Learn more about the global implications of the housing crisis
Monday, November 18, 6:30 PM
Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library
251 Dundas Street

CRHESI Lightning Talks & Community Reception
Wide-ranging updates on the activities of CRHESI-affliated researchers and community partners
Thursday, November 21, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Innovation Works London
201 King Street

Call for Abstracts: Legacy 2020 Research Conference

In celebration of 100 years of Nursing at Western University and the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing invites submission of abstracts for its coming Legacy 2020 Research Conference (May 7-8, 2020, Doubletree Hilton, London, Ontario).

This 2-day conference will bring together researchers, graduate students, practitioners, and decision-makers for dialogue and exchange with a focus on the transformative potential of research in improving health and well-being across varied contexts and the conditions that shape health – past, present and future. Delegates from all disciplines who have an interest in these issues are most welcome.

– Digital Health, Technology, and Health Care
– Violence, Gender, and Health
– Strengthening Mental Health and Wellness
– Women’s Health
– Global and Indigenous Health
– Health Equity, Inequity and Structural Violence
– Promoting Transformative Change in Services, Systems and Policies [all sectors]

Abstracts for completed or in-progress research, program evaluation, policy analyses, theory development, or other scholarly work, inclusive of clinical and applied research, will be accepted until Dec 16, 2019.

Full conference details and online abstract submission can be accessed at:
https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/nursing/100/conference/