Webinar: Qualitative Research and Pain

Friday, October 2, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
qualresearchpain.eventbrite.ca

In this webinar, co-guest editors Dr. Fiona Webster (Associate Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University) and Perri Tutelman (Clinical Psychology PhD Candidate, Dalhousie University) present the Canadian Journal of Pain Special Issue on Qualitative Research and Pain. The session will provide an overview of the contributions that qualitative methods can offer to pain research and will address three common controversies regarding qualitative research quality. Selected authors will present a sampling of studies published in the Special Issue that demonstrate novel theoretical and methodological advancements in the field.

PRESENTERS

Dr. Craig Dale (Assistant Professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto)

Dr. Nida Mustafa (Recent PhD graduate from the Social and Behavioural Health Sciences program, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto)

Dr. Sheila O’Keefe-McCarthy (Associate Professor in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Brock University)

Dr. Francine Toye (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Joletta Belton (Writer at MyCuppaJo.com and co-founder of the Endless Possibilities Initiative)

Please register for this live, online webinar at qualresearchpain.eventbrite.ca

Place Matters Conference 2020

London’s 2nd annual Place Matters Conference explores social constructs of place and community-driven, grassroots placemaking. It is a community-gathering hub to learn about enhancing our urban experiences and create a strong sense of place for all Londoners.

Virtual online conference
Wednesday, September 23 – Sunday, September 27, 2020
More details and registration at placematters.ca

The next City Symposium looks for the end of poverty

Each City Symposium event is situated around one of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. On September 14, the series explores the local relevance and implications of Goal #1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Monday, September 14, 2020
6:40 PM – Pre-Symposium Mini-Concert
7:00 PM – Speakers and Presentations

Learn more about the City Symposium format and series.

Free registration for the event is now open at citysymposium.com/no-poverty/

Speakers include Dr. Abe Oudshoorn (Western’s School of Nursing), Susan Macphail (former director of CMHA’s My Sister’s Place), Amy Rathan (founder of ImpactLondon), Jonathan Rivard (Manager with the City of London’s Homeless Prevention department), and Malvin Wright (community developer). Hosted by Dr. Melanie-Anne Atkins (Western’s Centre for Teaching and Learning).

Community Research Incubator: Call for Discussion Items

The next Community Research Incubator (CRI) is on Monday, January 27, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at the Fox and Fiddle. A full description and sign up form for the session are available here.

Do you have an item to bring forward? Possible topics include…

– Ideas for future research or collaborations?
– Identified problems, gaps or issues in the community?
– Nascent plans in need of additional partners?
– Questions to bring forward for community input?
– Finding a ‘sounding board’ for new proposals or strategies?
– An idea for a research or evaluation project?

If you have an item to bring forward, please email info@crhesi.ca OR indicate the topic you would like to discuss in the registration form.

In Review: CRHESI’s Community Research Incubator

What happened?

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, CRHESI hosted its inaugural Community Research Incubator.

You can read the Twitter streams to review the notes of each conversation below or access the full raw note dataset generated from the event.

Topic: Nurturing research and collaboration on dis/ability and inclusive physical activity in London and region #CRItable5

Topic: ATN intends to establish an adaptive kitchen at the Old East Village Grocer as the home training site of the Nourishing Abilities Cooking Club #CRItable7

Topic: Let’s talk about how the structures and context of academic research have defined research collaborations #CRItable6

Topic: How do organizations define and conceptualize ‘health equity’ and how do they feel it ought to be pursued, given where they are situated in the community? #CRItable3

Topic: Opportunities for working with Western students to advance community initiatives and programming through Community Engaged Learning. #CRItable1

Topic: What guides are other organizations in London using as benchmarks for equity and diversity best practices? #CRItable2

What are we learning?

The Community Research Incubator format is experimental. A Community Engaged Learning (CEL) student team is currently conducting an evaluation of the event on our behalf. If you have any feedback or suggestions for the structure or format for future sessions, please email us at info@crhesi.ca with your input.

What is next?

We are hosting another Community Research Incubator on Monday, January 27, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at the Fox and Fiddle (355 Wellington). Please register via Eventbrite.

 

Topic: Nurturing research and collaboration on dis/ability and inclusive physical activity in London and region
Point person: David Howe, Associate Professor, Dr Frank Hayden Endowed Chair in Sport and Social Impact, School of Kinesology, School of Kinesiology, Western University, david.howe@uwo.ca

Topic: ATN intends to establish an adaptive kitchen at the Old East Village Grocer as the home training site of the Nourishing Abilities Cooking Club and is developing a broad-based community collaborative with a variety of expertise and specializations to help inform program design, evaluation and delivery.
Point person: Vito Mendonca, Manager of Community Partnerships, ATN Access for Persons with Disabilities Inc., v.mendonca@atn.ca

Topic: How do organizations define and conceptualize ‘health equity’ and how do they feel it ought to be pursued, given where they are situated in the community?
Point person: Maxwell Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies, Western University, maxwell.smith@uwo.ca

Topic: Opportunities for working with Western students to advance community initiatives and programming through Community Engaged Learning.
Point person: Kelly Hollingshead, Community Engaged Learning Coordinator, Western University, khollin2@uwo.ca

Topic: What guides are other organizations in London using as benchmarks for equity and diversity best practices?
Point person: Tamara Kaattari, Executive Director, Literacy Link South Central, literacylink@llsc.on.ca

Topic: Let’s talk about how the structures and context of academic research have defined research collaborations
Point person: Anita Kothari, Associate Professor, School of Health Studies, akothari@uwo.ca

All CRHESI and community members are invited to join us on Tuesday, September 24, 3 PM – 4:30 PM at the Fox and Fiddle (355 Wellington). Please register via Eventbrite.