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
Volunteer Network Student Volunteer Network The WE-SPARK Volunteer Network is a collaborative and interdisciplinary team of post-secondary students working to support and advance local health research. Vision An interdisciplinary student network that collaboratively supports health research and enhances education in Windsor-Essex. Mission Create unique collaborative volunteer opportunities for post-secondary students in the area of health research. WE-SPARK works with our student volunteers to match them with projects that align with their interests and best suit their talents, skills, and/or needs. WE-SPARK also facilitates self-initiated projects, giving students the tools and guidance required to actively move research forward in Windsor-Essex. By integrating student volunteers in our efforts, we train the next generation of researchers and create a network of students engaged in research and innovation. Student Volunteer Progression APPLY HERE The Student Volunteer Network…
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