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    Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment

    Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment Dr. Robert Bullard Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning & Environmental Policy Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University Thursday, October 26, 2017 7 pm-8:30 pm Ondaatje Hall, Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue Full Day Symposium, with Keynote from Dr. George Lipsitz, University of California, Santa Barbara Friday, October 27, 2017 9 am – 5 pm Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, space, the environment, and health in Indigenous and Black communities look like? How can we best acknowledge…

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    Reflections from the CES 2017 Conference

    Jenn Dixon, the successful applicant for CES Nova Scotia Chapter funding to help attend the conference, was asked to reflect on her conference experience. Here is what she shared with us.   With the support of the CES-NS Branch I was provided a wonderful opportunity to attend the 2017 CES Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from May 1-4th. Ongoing professional development, and feeling connected to the field of evaluation are so important, and I am grateful to CES-NS to help continue my growth and journey. The theme of this year’s conference was “Facing Forward: Innovation, Action and Reflection”. For myself, the theme was perfect timing as I am in the…

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    Research Impact Evaluation Forum

    Research Impact Evaluation Forum Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ADT Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health, the National Alliance of Provincial Health Research Organizations, and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation arehosting a Research Impact Evaluation Forum on September 30, 2017 in Halifax. This is a free event – lunch and refreshments will be provided. The forum will be informal, engaging and interactive, using presentations and group discussions. The aim is to: Bring together researchers, evaluators and decision makers to explore the evaluation of research impact. Share the Canadian Academy of Health Science (CAHS) Preferred Impact Framework and the experiences of organizations in Canada implementing the framework. Learn from Dr. Stewart Mercer,…

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    Lunch and Learn – The Journey to a CE Application: the REAL Evaluation Fellowship

    The Journey to a CE Application: the REAL Evaluation Fellowship Wednesday, August 23rd 12:00-1:00 (Atlantic) Join us to learn about the journey of the REAL Evaluation Fellowship Programs’ experience in supporting an applicant for the CES Professional Designation Program (PDP). This program requires participants to complete a detailed application highlighting their knowledge, skills, abilities and experience with evaluation. The REAL Evaluation Fellowship Program was developed by the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) to build evaluation capacity in Nova Scotia. A developmental evaluation approach was used to develop tools and processes to support, guide and assess readiness for the CE application. This session will provide practical tools and tips that…