Support for Health Research

Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education (CCHPE)

The Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education is involved in planning, implementing and evaluating interprofessional educational (IPE) activities from the undergraduate to post-graduate and practitioner levels. 

eHealth Research Unit

The eHealth Research Unit (eHRU) works with physicians to apply new and emerging communications technology to health care in Newfoundland and Labrador. The unit serves as the hub for projects that design and conduct operational testing, using the results to bring concepts to the point of implementation. 

Health Research Unit

The Health Research Unit provides research support for Community Health and Humanities related research projects, e.g. population health, research methodology and operations, environmental health, ethics and privacy, social justice and health service and policy. The research services provided by the unit include but are not limited to: research design, methodologies and data instruments; data collection and analysis; project and data management; ethics applications; knowledge translation and exchange. Janeway Pediatric Research Unit

The Janeway Pediatric Research Unit (JPRU) serves as a nexus for pediatric research being conducted at Eastern Health's Janeway Children's Health and Rehabilitation Centre and Memorial University of Newfoundland's Faculty of Medicine. Faculty and staff associated with the unit conduct clinical and applied health research. 

Medical Education Scholarship Centre

The Medical Education Scholarship Centre (MESC) provides support to faculty, residents, and students involved in research projects related to medical education. The Centre's research assistants provide guidance and assistance for research design and proposals, ethics and funding applications, survey development and dissemination, data collection and analysis, writing/editing papers, journal submissions and more. 

Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research

The Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR) offers a variety of resources to support students, faculty and researchers working in the field of applied health research. The Centre provides three core resources: support applied health research, build research capacity in NL and mobilize research knowledge for the provincial health system. 

Primary Healthcare Research Unit

The Primary Healthcare Research Unit (PHRU) is part of the discipline of Family Medicine. PHRU's mandate includes but is not limited to: serving as resource to support and promote family medicine and primary care research in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate studies programs in the Faculty of Medicine, developing programs of research and program evaluation relevant to primary care and family medicine and serving as a resource in issues related to primary care research. PHRU also includes the Centre for Rural Health Studies (CRHS) which promotes, facilitates, supports, and conducts rural health research in Newfoundland and Labrador. 

Tuckamore Simulation Research Collaborative

The Tuckamore Simulation Research Collaborative was developed to support research activities related to the use of simulation as an educational tool within Memorial University. The Tuckamore is offering a number of activities and programs such as a research fellowship program, networking opportunities, project mentorship, space to conduct research, and an electronic research development guide. It also includes the HELPS lab for simulation in healthcare professional education.