Monthly Archives: August 2013

Canadian Institute for Health Information


The mandate of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is to develop and uphold the collection, analyze and implementation of health information to ensure the best health care for Canadians. The website is a source for  health education, data, performance, national standards, spending, etc. Career opportunites at CIHI are also available.



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Science Watch

Science Watch is an online resource that publishes the latest advances in research. They cover a diverse range of topics including genetically modified food, cancer treatments, astronomy and even articles on conducting research itself. Their articles are not overly technical and  are intended for a general audience. Science Watch provides an ideal way to keep up-to-date by browsing at your own pace and reading leisure–style scientific articles.  There is also an option for email subscriptions.

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Statistical Society of Canada


The Statistical Society of Canada encourages the development of statistics in Canada. Their goals include raising awareness of the importance of statistics, providing a network for statisticians and ensuring quality statistical research. Their website includes a list of institutional members, employment opportunities, publications  and the lastest news and events.

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Poster Presentations That Rock

Sign up for a webinar tomorrow (August 8, 2013, 11AM EDT) on how to successfully make and execute poster presentations.  Topics discussed at the webinar include:

  • four key career benefits gained by sharing your research results by poster
  • design tips to make your poster stand out
  • proven strategies and techniques for preparing and presenting your poster.

The webinar is sponsored by Labguru.

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Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute


The Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute was launched in 2012 with the aim of developing statistical sciences research in Canada. Some of their goals include attracting qualified researchers, connecting researchers within Canada and around the world, and supporting interdisciplinary collaboration. Visit their website to learn more.

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