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Laura Lapadat on December 10, 2019   |    No Comments

Knowledge translation is an essential part of CREST.BD’s work. It’s the process of taking academic evidence, which can be inaccessible to most people outside of universities, and sharing it with the broader community in alternate forms. Blog posts, social media stories, and online tools like the Quality of Life Tool … Read more

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Diversity in patient engagement: A call for patient partner and academic researcher leads

on November 7, 2019   |    No Comments

In this blog post, the second in the BC Support Unit Tapestry project series, Dr. Iva Cheung discusses the populations most in need of representation in patient engagement research. It is these populations that the Tapestry project team will develop educational modules to address. As Dr. Cheung describes, two of … Read more

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BC SUPPORT Unit: Educational Tools to Support Diverse Research

on October 17, 2019   |    No Comments

Hello CREST.BD readers! This blog post is the first in a multi-part series from BC SUPPORT Unit, describing their exciting new project to involve more diverse groups of people in health research. In this blog post, Dr. Iva Cheung writes about the need to represent diverse populations within patient-oriented research, … Read more

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Bipolar Bridges Launched on World Mental Health Day

on October 10, 2019   |    1 Comment

October 10th 2019 marks World Mental Health Day, a day dedicated to raising global awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. It’s therefore the perfect day for CREST.BD to officially launch our flagship project: ‘Bipolar Bridges: A Digital Health Innovation Targeting Quality of Life … Read more

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