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IWK Health is a global leader in research, innovation, and knowledge sharing that directly improves the health and well-being of women, children, and families throughout the Maritimes and across the world.

Our practice is rooted in a collaborative model that integrates talented people with new technologies, research, training, and clinical excellence. The IWK’s vibrant research community attracts outstanding leaders including nurses, psychologists, pediatricians, psychiatrists, surgeons, obstetricians and gynaecologists, to name a few. 


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Research Calendar

September 2023

  • Ethics - September 19 - REB Meeting
  • Ethics - September 26 - Submission deadline for October REB meeting
  • Grants - September 30 - Equipment Refresh/Replace Program Application Deadline


October 2023

  • Grants - October 15 - Project Grants Application Deadline
  • Grants - October 15 - Mentored Grants Application Deadline
  • Ethics - October 17 - REB Meeting
  • Ethics - October 31 - Submission deadline for November REB meeting


November 2023

  • Ethics - November 21 - REB Meeting
  • Ethics - November 28 - Submission deadline for December REB meeting


December 2023

  • Ethics - December 19 - REB meeting
  • Ethics - December 26 - Submission deadline for January REB meeting


  • Contact

    IWK Health Research & Innovation Advancement (RIA)

    5850/5980 University Ave.
    PO Box 9700
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8

    If you are looking for a specific individual from one of our departments or facilities please visit our Research Team (RIA) page.

    If you have a general question about research, our services, facilities or programs, please email us. You can also sign up for our weekly IWK Research E-Bulletin by contacting us via the email below.

    Research & Innovation Advancement (RIA)