Get information on the awards offered by the BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre.

The BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre is offering this funding opportunity:

Planning Award for Patient-Oriented Research and Knowledge Translation

This award will support research teams in partnering with patients and other stakeholders to plan research studies or knowledge translation projects in the Fraser Salish region.

Two awards of $10,000 each are available for a nine-month period. The application deadline is March 31, 2020.

Research Support Award

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide a team that includes a Simon Fraser University (SFU) academic and a Fraser Health (FH) clinician or decision-maker with funds to engage a Simon Fraser University (SFU) undergraduate or graduate student as a research assistant. The research assistant will support a patient-oriented research or knowledge translation project taking place in the Fraser region.

Five awards of $9,700 each will be awarded. The application deadline is March 31, 2020.

Yɑ:y̓əstəl̓ Award

The Yɑ:y̓əstəl Award (pronounced YA-YA STELL) will support teams in partnering with Indigenous communities in the Fraser region. These teams will plan research projects and carry out the pilot and feasibility-testing activities to inform future applications for more comprehensive patient-oriented research grants.

Two awards of $30,000 each will be awarded (total $60,000) for 8 months. The application deadline is April 15, 2020.

Winners of the Fall 2019 funding award opportunities

The BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre is pleased to announce the successful projects and recipients from three Fall 2019 funding award opportunities:

  • Planning Award for Patient-Oriented Research and Knowledge Translation
  • Patient-Oriented Clinician Research Impact Award
  • Knowledge Translation Award for Patient-Oriented Research

These awards support patient-oriented research and knowledge translation activities to help advance the mandate of Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research.

The Fraser Centre is also funding a Patient-Oriented Implementation project within Fraser Health to improve the healthcare and workplace experiences of Transgender, Non-Binary, and Two-Spirit (TNB2S) patients and employees in the Fraser region.

Planning Award for Patient-Oriented Research and Knowledge Translation [$10,000]
Recipients  Project/Initiatives
George Medvedev, Fraser Health Planning for a Randomized Control Trial - The Impact of Ketamine on Neurological Outcomes after Cardiac Arrest
 John Taylor, Fraser Health Developing a comprehensive patient-oriented research plan for Fraser Health Trauma Network
Knowledge Translation Award for Patient-Oriented Research [$49,414] 
Recipients Project/Initiatives
Travis Salway, Simon Fraser University Development and implementation of a patient-informed health care provider guide for responding to anxiety in sexual health service settings
Patient-Oriented Clinician Research Impact Award [$6,000] 
Recipients Project/Initiatives
Sonia Singh, Fraser Health Breaking the cycle of recurrent fracture by implementing Fracture Liaison Services in British Columbia
Christina Choung, Fraser Health Patients as Teachers: Co-debriefing in Simulation

Implementation Project Funding [$85,450]
Recipients Project/Initiatives
Mojisola Adurogbanga, Fraser Health Regional Strategy on Creating Gender Inclusivity 

We look forward to sharing the outcomes of these projects and initiatives in the coming months.