2014 Knowledge Synthesis Grants
Three projects were funded under the CFN Knowledge Synthesis Grants Program 2014. Click here for a summary listing of the projects, primary investigators and host institutions (en français), or scroll down to view each individual project.
The awards provide funding for 3 investigators from 3 institutions, and involve another 14 co-investigators and collaborators, along with knowledge users from 14 organizations. .
Knowledge Synthesis Grants support teams of researchers and knowledge users in producing reviews that contribute to the use of synthesized evidence in decision-making and practice. The work will guide future research priorities and support the development of reports and Network knowledge translation activities.
For more information on the program and the application process, please click here to review the documents used.
For more details on any of the projects, please click on the project names below:
Systematic scoping review and meta analysis of end-of-life decision making tools and strategies (KS 2014-06)
John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University
Communication Technologies for Engaging Patients, Families and Caregivers in the Health Care System: A Scoping Review (KS 2014-07)
Lynn McDonald, BA, MSW, PhD -- University of Toronto
Rehabilitation for the seriously ill elderly: models of care and quality indicators (KS 2014-08)
Lora Giangregorio, PhD -- University of Waterloo