Conferences & Events

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Health Research Week is a virtual, online conference featuring panel discussions amongst distinguished researchers, student poster presentation competitions, and the research team of the year award ceremony.

Schedule of events:

Monday November 16
12:00 - 1:00 pm (ADT)
Diabetes panel: Why put sex and gender into diabetes research?
Dr. Neeru Gupta
Dr. Jon McGavock
Dr. Martin Senechal
Tuesday November 17
12:00 - 1:00 pm (ADT)
Environmental changes and health panel: Changing Times
Dr. Vett Lloyd
Dr. David Busolo
Dr. Jeffrey Brook
Wednesday November 18
Cancer panel
Thursday November 19
1:00 - 2:00 pm (ADT)
Aging and neurodegenerative disease panel: (Challenges to) Aging well across the care continuum; the surprising things I never knew
Dr. Suzanne Dupuis-Blanchard
Dr. Colleen O'Connell
Dr. Pam Jarrett
Friday November 20
Student poster presentation competitions - more details soon!
Research team of the year award - who will you vote for?


Thank you to our event sponsors:

Sponsorship opportunities


For more information, please contact Linda Matthews

Communication and Administration Coordinator, NBHRF:


Thank you!