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Vol 39  No 14
May 17, 2007



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Papers & Presentations

Dr. Peter Cornish, director and associate professor, Counselling Centre, was the invited keynote speaker and panellist at the workshop Exploring New Territories: Supervision in Interprofessional Settings, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, April 13. His presentation, Interprofessional Learning in the Context of Team-Building, highlighted the findings from 1) the Rural Mental Health Interprofessional Training Project funded by Health Canada’s Interprofessional Education for Collaborative Patient Centred Practice (IECPCP) Initiative, and 2) the interprofessional training and supervision provided to medical residents, psychology interns, and graduate students in nursing and social work at the Counselling Centre over the past 25 years.

Dr. Robert Greenwood, director of the Harris Centre, gave the following presentations from February to April: Feb. 10, New Governance for Rural-Urban Interaction, presentation to Urban Municipalities Group, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities, Conception Bay South; Feb. 27, The Harris Centre: Knowledge Mobilization in Action, presentation to Springboard, Moncton; March 6, with David Yetman, The Harris Centre: Lessons in Knowledge Mobilization, presentation to Canadian Evaluation Society – Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter, St. John’s; March 15, The St. John’s City Region: Research Supporting Development, presentation to City of St. John’s Economic Development Committee, St. John’s; March 22, presentation to Bell Island Partnering in Healthy Pursuits Workshop, Bell Island; March 28, Bio-Energy: Opportunity or Dream for Rural Development? presentation to third annual Banff Conference on Agriculture, Food and the Environment, Banff, Alberta; April 20, with Dana Parsons, The Harris Centre: The Student-Community Experience, presentation to Canadian Community Economic Development Conference, St. John’s; and April 24-25, conference co-chair, The Community Prosperity Forum: Creating Successful Municipalities, Corner Brook.

The work of Marlene MacCallum, Visual Arts program, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, was included in Rooms of Their Own exhibition at the University of Alberta Museums, May 2-4. This exhibition consists of fine art prints produced by Canadian women artists in a variety of printmaking media (lithography, etching, screen print and photographic techniques). The prints are selected from part of the University of Alberta Art Collection housed in the Print Study Centre. This exhibition is part of the Royal Society of Canada’s conference Rooms of Their Own: Women in the Knowledge Economy and Society.


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