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Network of Networks-funded research studentships

June 7, 2023

The CCCTG Network of Networks is pleased to announce support for eight new student positions beginning this summer:

Undergraduate university or collegiate students

Research Coordinators Working Group

  • A CHEO summer student will support the Development of a Framework and Comprehensive National Database of Pediatric COVID-19 Research in Canada.

Community Acute and Critical Care Working Group and the Canadian Critical Care Translational Biology Group (CCCTBG)

  • A summer student from McMaster University will support development of a simplified biosampling protocol.

Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN)

  • A summer student at Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis will evaluate CCEDRRN’s post-covid condition questionnaire.


Graduate/post-graduate trainees

Hospital-based research Working Group

  • A PhD will be supported at Sunnybrook to test a simplified consent process versus the current conventional informed consent form for enrolment to the SNAP RCT.

Ethics, Regulatory & Legal Working Group

  • A MSc student will be supported at UBC to undertake a project to understand participants’ and substitute decision-makers’ needs in informed consent; with REMAP-CAP in partnership with Ziauddin University Pakistan.


  • A PhD will be supported at Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis to undertake a project to use pan-Canadian data collected by CCEDRRN to understand the impact of post-COVID condition on the quality of life of senior Canadian emergency department patients 12 months after an acute infection.

Université de Sherbrooke

  • A PhD (Mathematics) will be supported to undertake a project to enhance linkages between 3 clinical trials, creating a Bayesian individual patient data meta-analysis to mobilize trial data and inform everyday care in Canada’s health systems.

Knowledge Translation Working Group

  • A postdoctoral fellow will undertake a project to enhance patient engagement in the UNITE-ICU: Engage platform at CHEO.

See the full list of Network of Networks-funded research studentships to date


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