Services for Research and Professional Affiliates

Research Affiliates of the MCNHR hold a full-time academic appointment in the College of Nursing or another college or faculty at the University of Manitoba or other university. Professional Affiliates are primarily employed by a health care, education or research organization. Individuals who hold professional research appointments as research administrators, grant facilitators or research coordinators are also in this category.

Support for research and scholarship

  • Mentorship and support for developing programs of research and scholarship
  • Statistical and expert consultation related to research and evaluation projects
  • Online survey management and administration
  • Ethics and access consultation and assistance
  • Help with writing and preparing research grants
  • Assistance with preparing research, teaching, service and leadership award nominations
  • Assistance with developing project budgets
  • Assistance with CV development and formatting
  • Professional editing services and formatting assistance for publications
  • Literature searches, retrieval and synthesis for projects, reviews and publications
  • Assistance with developing poster presentations

Training, resources and opportunities

  • Professional development workshops on a variety of topics related to research and scholarship including systematic reviews, grant writing, and writing for publication
  • Annual Fall and Spring Research Seminars
  • Annual MCNHR Research Grant Competition
  • Partnering unit in the Summer Research Training Institute (SRTI)
  • News– weekly email of opportunities for research and scholarship including upcoming conferences, workshops, funding and awards
  • Monthly congratulations to celebrate the research and scholarship of our members including new grants, awards, distinctions, publications, presentations, innovative KT products and notices of new appointments and service activities
  • Opportunities to serve as research/project mentor as part of the MCNHR Summer Research Internship Program

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Services for Graduate Affiliates

Graduate Affiliates are current graduate students in the College of Nursing or current graduate students in the PhD program in Applied Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary PhD, or other program whose advisor is a member of the College of Nursing.

Support for research and scholarship

  • Help with research grant applications
  • Assistance with awards and scholarship applications
  • Formatting and professional editing for publications
  • Statistical consultation and assistance with quantitative data analysis using SPSS
  • Assistance with online survey administration
  • Ethics and access consultation and review

Statistical support for graduate students

The MCNHR provides a wide array of statistical supports to College of Nursing graduate students and has established a partnership with Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) to ensure the statistical needs of graduate students are being met.

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Research events, training and resources

  • Professional development workshops on a variety of topics related to research and scholarship including systematic reviews, grant writing, preparing scholarship applications and writing for publication
  • Annual Fall and Spring Research Seminars
  • Partnering unit in the Summer Research Training Institute (SRTI)
  • News– weekly email of opportunities for research and scholarship including upcoming conferences, workshops, funding and awards
  • Monthly congratulations to celebrate the research and scholarship of our members including grants, awards, distinctions, publications, presentations and innovative knowledge translation

Research grants and awards

  • Graduate Student Research Grants for thesis ($3,000) or dissertation projects ($5,000)
  • Graduate Student Summer Research Internships
  • Graduate Student Conference Awards

Student engagement in research

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Help with your research grant application

All members who apply for research grants can benefit from the services our the MCNHR team at all stages of the grant application process.

MCNHR staff support researchers with all aspects of grant preparation, from consultation on guidelines and opportunities, assistance with CVs and budgets, pre-review, grant editing and support with signatures and the final submission.

When you apply for a grant, we ask that you notify the MCNHR well in advance of the grant deadline (normally two to six months for large grants and one to two months for smaller grants) so that the MCNHR team can work with you in supporting the development of a strong and competitive application.

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Grant checklist

It is recommended that researchers work with MCNHR staff in populating the grant checklist (PDF) to establish a clear understanding of agency requirements, deadlines, and to leverage supports and to work with MCNHR staff early in the process.

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Manitoba Centre for Nursing and Health Research
Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
89 Curry Place
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

204-474-9080
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