WE-SPARK is committed to translating and transferring research information to inspire and drive change. We make it a priority to develop and support opportunities for knowledge transfer and education.
Driving this strategic priority forward is our Knowledge Translation Committee.
St. Clair College
Hôtel Dieu Grace Healthcare
Windsor Regional Hospital
UWindsor, Faculty of Human Kinetics
WE-SPARK Health Institute
Combat Cancer - Educational Tools Cancer Checkout Activity Created by: Carlos Eid & Sami Alrashed Adapted by: Kaila Wilson Cancer Jeopardy: Challenge a friend to our cancer-101 jeopardy game to learn the basics of cancer! Created by: Jacob Bender Adapted by: Alexander Rodzinka Learn to be a Pathologist: learn to distinguish cancerous tissues from healthy ones by observing real tissue images under a light microscope! Created by: Mitchell Elliott & Marisa Market Adapted by: Ryan Palazzolo
Meet Our Cures Team WCRG has over 50 undergraduate student volunteers who are vital to our success. Volunteers play a key role in a growing number of initiatives including: Science Rendezvous WCRG Think Tank Series WRH Cancer Education Days Faculty of Science PASS program Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Windsor Walk WCRG Halloween Open House Let’s Talk Cancer Open Streets Windsor YMCA FOY Program A Scientist Like Her Soapbox Science Ride for Dad Cheers to Hope World Cancer Day WCRG Biennial International Cancer Research Conference Students interested in becoming a WCRG volunteer are required to take SCIE 3750. This University of Windsor course formalizes the entry into the WCRG Volunteer CURES team by providing the necessary information, skills, and training for students to effectively communicate about cancer research to the public.
Tools and Resources For Students "Creating Meaningful Research Experiences for Students During a Pandemic" was the title and goal of our first virtual brainstorming event, held June 30, 2020. It was a great success, with over 60 participants including students, professors, physicians, researchers and administrators from across our partner institutions Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, St. Clair College, University of Windsor, and Windsor Regional Hospital. The results are summarized here, into two tools. Creative Ways to Advance Student Research Ideas to Help Students Develop Soft Skills