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People look at research posters at Niagara  Health's annual Research Day

Niagara Health Knowledge Institute Research Day returns Thursday, May 2, 2024. 

The fourth annual edition of the event, where healthcare researchers from throughout Niagara, Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area gather to share their work, happens at Niagara College’s Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

This year’s theme is Inclusion of Equity-deserving Groups in Research. Event highlights will nclude research poster presentations showcasing work that achieves the vision of a healthier Niagara in the hospital and in the community. In addition, one staff research award and one physician research award will be presented to Niagara Health team members. Look for the call for poster presentations, award nominations and additional Research Day details, including the keynote speaker announcement and agenda, to come soon.

Niagara Health is a leader in community hospital research and is involved in multi-centre studies and clinical trials in cardiology, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, hematology and transfusion medicine, neurology, oncology and thrombosis.

Research Day is organized by the Niagara Health Knowledge Institute Research Day Planning Committee, which also includes our partners Brock University, Niagara College, McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine – Niagara Regional Campus and the Niagara Health Foundation.

Call for posters

The call for research posters to present at Niagara Health Knowledge Institute Research Day 2024 is now open. 

Niagara Health staff, students and community members are invited to apply to share health-related research or quality improvement work at the conference in May. 

Poster presentations will happen two ways on Research Day: 

A traditional poster viewing session with findings presented on large poster boards. Presenting authors are expected to be at their poster during dedicated viewing times and should be prepared to discuss their work with event attendees.  

Those with top-rated poster submissions will be invited to give a short oral presentation using an e-poster format during the event.  

All interested presenters must submit an abstract of their work for consideration using an online submission form. The deadline for abstract submissions is Wednesday, March 27. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, April 5.  

Learn more about Research Day poster presentations

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