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RFP: OSSU EMPOWER Awards

The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) is inviting proposals from qualified groups for additional end-of-grant funding to empower patient oriented research projects to achieve broader impacts on health, health policy and health system for Ontario. The EMPOWER Awards (Engaging Multi-stakeholders…

RFP: OSSU Centre on Aging

The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) is inviting proposals from qualified academic institutions to identify a research centre focused on supporting patient-oriented research into issues of aging and health in Ontario. This new centre will join with OSSU and its…

New article focused on Dr. Nav Persaud

The Star recently published an article on Dr. Nav Persaud as part of its feature entitled CHANGEMAKERS – featuring extraordinary Canadians who are making a difference in our lives. Click here to read the article.

OSSU CMAJ Supplement Released!!!!!

The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) is pleased to announce the publication of the OSSU Supplement in the Canadian Medical Association Journal today. The Supplement features in-the-trenches experiences, tips and challenges from 17 OSSU IMPACT projects. It is a resource…

OSSU 5-Year Evaluation RFP Released

The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) has reached its 5-year point, and is seeking an external evaluator or organization to perform an evaluation of the impacts that OSSU has had over its first five years of activities. The successful organization…

PATIENT VIEWS ON “LADDERS OF ENGAGEMENT”

A patient-developed paper on what it means to partner in health research OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group have been leading OSSU’s work in developing patient-led answers to the questions most pertinent to patient partners in research across Ontario. One of…