Reminder: Public Health Agency of Canada visit to UPEI March 21 and 22

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has asked UPEI's Research Services office and UPEI's Sociology and Anthropology Department to partner to promote the use of knowledge mobilization (KM) in research at UPEI.

On March 21 and 22, Mr. Steve Jreige, Analyst, Public Health Capacity and Knowledge Management Division, Atlantic Region, PHAC, will be on campus.  His areas of interest are:

1) Seniors Health and Aging
2) the Built Environment, and
3) Emergency Preparedness and Response.

On March 21, 10 – 11am, Mr. Jreige will provide a campus presentation on KM in the UPEI Faculty Association Lounge, Main Building. He will speak about his role as a Knowledge Mobilization Analyst and how that fits within the PHAC, and discuss the KM program being implemented at PHAC.

On March 21 and 22, he will also meet with any individuals or research teams who wish to:

1) discuss knowledge mobilization and research findings, and how PHAC can help in the KM process
2) learn about how KM can be built into a future research project, and how PHAC can help
3) discuss emerging issues in the three fields of study to which he is assigned
4) learn more about KM

Half-hour meeting timeslots (single or double slots) for either day can be scheduled by emailing researchservices@upei.ca or phoning 902-628-4308. 

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