Alberta's SPOR SUPPORT Unit

The Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) initiative that integrates funding, research and health care. SPOR has several elements through which the goals of the initiative will be met, including the Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Unit.

Alberta’s Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Unit is a service and resource hub that supports bringing research to the point of care.

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Reducing wait times for back pain sufferers

SpineAccess Alberta is one of ten projects funded through the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS), a Fund created by Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) and Alberta Health Services (AHS).

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HREBA: Health Research Ethics Board of Alberta

Did you know….   The Health Research Ethics Board of Alberta (HREBA), housed at Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, is the provincial board that brings together three former Research Ethics Boards (REB) reconstituted as committees operating as one REB.

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Health Policy Speakers Series

Watch the latest speaker in the AIHS / IHE Health Policy Speakers Series, Dame Sally Davies speaking about the creation of NIHR and the impact on front line health workers.

 

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Current Funding Opportunities

PRIHS: Partnerships for Research and Innovation in the Health System »

Currently Accepting Applications Letter of Intent deadline: Apr. 4, 2014, Full A pplication deadline (by invite only): Aug. 8, 2014

Visiting Scientist »

Currently Accepting Applications Deadline: Sep. 19, 2014

Postgraduate Fellowships »

Currently Accepting Applications Deadline: Oct. 1, 2014

Summer Studentships »

Next expected deadline: February 2, 2015

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News

AIHS President and CEO Dr. Cy Frank named Member of the Order of Canada »

Our President and CEO, Dr. Cy Frank, joined 82 other leading Canadians in being named to the ... Read More »

AIHS announces Translational Health Chair in Cancer, Lynne Postovit »

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) is delighted to announce that Lynne Postovit, ... Read More »

AIHS announces results of Graduate Studentships and Clinician Researcher Training Competitions »

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions is delighted to announce the results of the April 2014 ... Read More »

AIHS President and CEO Dr. Cy Frank appointed to new federal health care innovation panel »

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions’ President and CEO Cy Frank, MD, was appointed ... Read More »

AIHS Announces Results of the April 2014 PRIHS LOI Competition »

We are pleased to announce the results of the letter of intent (LOI) reviews for the April 2014 ... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming ARECCI Webinar »

ARECCI: A Mentorship Odyssey Friday, September 5, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. MST This webinar ... Read More »

Second International School on Research Impact Assessment »

Building on the success of the first School in Barcelona 2013, the 2014 School is a partnership ... Read More »

ARECCI Project Ethics Forum 2014 »

You Are Not Alone – Working Together to Implement Project Ethics An agenda will be posted ... Read More »

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