2008 NEWS

Input into Research Canada's Strategic Plan July 2008

The CFDHRE participated in Research Canada's strategic planning consultation. It was an opportunity for the CFDHRE to assess the value of the proposed strategic direction, from the perspective of the needs of a small research foundation. Research Canada is in its third year of operation. Their strategic plan consists of a new mission statement, 5 priority areas and strategic activities. The Foundation's input will be consolidating into a report which will be finalized in October 2008.

Giant Step forward for Dental Hygiene Research: New Master's Award

The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) presents a new Master's Award in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This is a breakthrough opportunity which celebrates the unique perspective dental hygienists apply to oral health research a focus on prevention and health promotion. This award will significantly influence the dental hygiene research community in Canada by securing funding for dental hygiene research projects at a Master's degree level. For more information about this award, please view the news release here.

Click on the links below to read about past news stories for the Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education