33RD Annual Canadian Student Health Research Forum August 24 – 28, 2020
We are delighted to advise that key components of the annual Research Days event (Canadian Student Health Research Forum, CSHRF) will be offered in a virtual format later this summer.
Regarding the Manitoba Poster Competition, the virtual format will include pre-recorded video presentations by student presenters followed (after initial evaluation by judges) by live (Zoom) discussion with the judges. Details of the mechanism by which presentations will be recorded will be provided to registered presenters in due course. The general time-frame for this process will be for students to upload their presentations between July 27 – 31 so that judges will have time to review presentations prior to their live discussion on the morning of August 21 (note: students will need to be available during the morning of Aug 21 for live (Zoom) Q&A).
As you may anticipate, this will require considerable organization of virtual material (including videos), judging and Zoom meetings, so your adherence to the July 3 deadline for registration is essential. Please note that Certificates of participation, awards of excellence and access to the CIHR National Poster Presentation will be available. More details regarding other events (eg. Gairdner Symposium) within the CSHRF (week of August 24 – 28) will be available shortly.
You can register for the 2020 CSHRF Manitoba Virtual Poster Competition via this link:
Meet the graduate students serving on the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association Executive Committee.
Dear Health Sciences Students, We hope you are all doing well given the circumstances. We are truly sorry that you have had to suspend your research due to precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In line with recommended
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The University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association is the parent organization of the HSGSA, which represents all graduate students at the University of Manitoba.
Students volunteering their time and expertise to the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association (HSGSA) provide a critical service to the University of Manitoba by furthering its mission to teaching, research, social enterprise and public service.Read more
The recipient of Dr. Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award for this year is Dr. Silvia Alessi-Severini, Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Alessi-Severini was chosen for the Ed Kroeger Mentorship award because of her role in advocating for her students and the students in her department, and for going above and beyond to ensure students receive the training and assistance they require to be successful.
Health Sciences graduate students have a lounge on the fourth floor of the Brodie Centre (402 Brodie), at the end of the hallway on the right. Come watch satellite TV, play some video or board games, and enjoy your lunch. You can also book the room for student events! Due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic and in line with recommended precautions by the University and public health officials, We are limiting the number of people who can access the lounge to two people at any given time. Please adhere to social distancing and kindly clean your space before you leave