Vol. #9; Issue 10 | October 16, 2019
We are facing crises of climate and inequality, and a lack of imagination to build a future that is healthy for all people and the planet.

We are stuck.

How can we overcome these crises to build communities where we can thrive for generations to come?

Join the School of Public Health in welcoming Jayne Engle for this free public lecture as she explores new ways of thinking, knowing and working collaboratively in the coming decade of transformation.

Getting unstuck: Thinking differently to transform our communities
Wednesday, October 16 | 5 to 6 p.m. - TODAY
2-490 ECHA

For more information: bit.ly/DRWLecture19
This is Public Health Week™
This is Public Health Week™ celebrates and showcases innovations in research and practice of the School of Public Health community that protect and improve the health of populations around the globe.

Join us at these free, public events:

Monday, November 4 | 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Panel presentation | L1-190 ECHA

Tuesday, November 5 | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Research and practice-based oral presentations | Running concurrently in various locations in ECHA

Wednesday, November 6 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Research and practice-based oral presentations | Running concurrently in various locations in ECHA

Thursday, November 7 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Research and practice-based poster presentations | First floor Main Street, ECHA
(Posters will be on display from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. )

Thursday, November 7 | 6 to 7 p.m.
This is Public Health™ Lecture | 2-190 ECHA
Hot planet, cool heads: Health in a changing climate | Sherilee Harper, Associate Professor (Reception and research poster display | 5 to 6 p.m.)

Please register to attend at: bit.ly/TIPHWeek2019
WCHRI public lecture on children's pain featuring Bonnie Stevens
Join children’s pain researcher Bonnie Stevens for a one-hour public lecture on how research is changing the way we can treat and prevent children’s pain.

There will also be a student poster session starting at 5:30 p.m and opportunities for networking following the lecture. Appetizers will be served and childminding will be available for children ages 6–12.

Date: November 4
Time: 6 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Oborowsky Degner Hall, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, University of Alberta

WCHRI Research Day 2019
WCHRI’s annual Research Day is our time to celebrate our successes and achievements. It brings our members and stakeholders together to share common interests and research outputs on women and children’s health, and is a great venue for our trainees to communicate their recent work, discuss their research and network with colleagues. All of our trainees will share their research at Research Day through either a poster or oral presentation.

Date: November 6
Location: Westin Hotel

If you're a member or trainee, we hope to see you there! Please register to attend.
John W. Scott Library’s New Head, Faculty Engagement
We are pleased to announce that Connie Winther has accepted the position of Head, Faculty Engagement at the John W. Scott Health Science Library. She will be taking over from Interim Library Head, Linda Slater, who retired from University of Alberta Libraries on September 30. We wish Linda all the best in the next chapter of her life.

Connie is coming to the Scott Library from Alberta Health Services where she has been the Team Lead and Librarian for Knowledge Resource Services since 2013. She was previously the Library Manager at Covenant Health and has also worked at the University of Alberta in the Department of Pediatrics, as well as the Faculty of Nursing as an embedded Librarian. Connie has a Masters of Science (Rehabilitation) from Curtin University in Western Australia, as well as a Masters of Library and Information Studies from the University of Alberta and a Postgraduate Certificate in Library Sector Leadership from the University of Victoria.

Connie’s first day at the Scott Library will be October 21.
Covidence is a web-based systematic review manager that provides a platform for importing and independent screening of article records. The software supports the use of customized forms for risk of bias assessment, data extraction and exporting references and data. The University of Alberta Libraries now provides unlimited access to Covidence for U of A affiliates. 

Find information about Covidence and sign up for a Covidence account here: https://guides.library.ualberta.ca/covidence
Don’t Judge a Book
Expand your literary horizons by taking a blind date with a book. Our popular Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover is back at campus libraries from October 28 until November 8. This year, the mystery books will feature stories written by authors of Eastern-Asian descent.
Upcoming Events & Workshops
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Scott Library

Brighten your day with the help of therapy dogs.
Upcoming Events
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