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What do parents think about sharing their child’s research data?

Posted on: May 30, 2018

AUTHORS: Kiran Pohar Manhas, Shawn X Dodd, Stacey Page, Nicole Letourneau, Xinjie Cui, and Suzanne Tough   Many funders, institutions and journals now insist that researchers share data from completed studies to enable new research questions to be answered, especially…

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SAGE Secondary Data Use grant – now closed!

Posted on: Apr 30, 2018

Our SAGE Secondary Data Use grant is now officially closed. We at PolicyWise would like to thank everyone for their interest and applications. We will be reviewing the submissions over the next few months and contacting the grant recipients directly…

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The All Our Families cohort: understanding development across the lifecourse by Mary Canning

Posted on: Mar 15, 2018

SAGE and All Our Families (AOF) are excited to announce that new data from the AOF study is now available through SAGE, just in time for our SAGE Secondary Data Use Grant. Researchers can now apply to use the AOF…

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New Report: Law and Governance of Secondary Data Use

Posted on: Aug 22, 2017

With support from SAGE (Secondary Analysis to Generate Evidence) and PolicyWise, Kiran Pohar Minhas has produced a new report titled “Law & Governance of Secondary Data Use: Obligations of Not-For-Profit Organizations in Alberta.” This paper presents the legal and governance…

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Family planning and healthcare provider practice patterns in Alberta: Are they aligned with the Ready or Not provincial campaign? A health administrative study using the All Our Babies data

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017

Grants Primary Investigator: Dr. Jennifer Zwicker, University of Calgary Overview: The following study will use data from the All Our Babies dataset to examine behaviours by families and healthcare providers and determine if they align with a provincial Ready or Not…

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A secondary data analysis of emerging stigma in the What Albertans Know about FASD

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017

Grant Primary Investigator: Dr. Peter Choate, Mount Royal University Overview: This FASD data set has been reviewed for its utility in relation to a secondary data analysis focusing on the ways in which public attitudes, stigma, prevention, and intervention intersect. In…

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Investigating the effects of tobacco smoke exposure, maternal stress and the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight in Calgary, Alberta: A nested case-control study

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017

Grant Primary Investigator: Dr. Shelby Yamamoto, University of Alberta Overview: Infants with low birth weights or who are born too early (preterm birth) are at increased risk of short and long-term health and developmental effects such as respiratory problems, chronic diseases…

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Does anxiety and depression during pregnancy influence the relationship between neighbourhood socioeconomic status and preterm birth?

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017

Grant Primary Investigator: Kamala Adhikari Dahal, University of Calgary Overview: Multiple studies have demonstrated an association between neighbourhood socioeconomic status (SES) and preterm birth (PTB), whereby pregnant women living in low SES neighbourhoods tend to have higher rates of PTB. Anxiety…

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Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and effects

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017

Grant Primary Investigator: Dr. James Sanders, University of Lethbridge Overview: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a lifelong condition caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) that results in a range of disabilities. Preventing FASD can be done by preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies…

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Program Overlap Matrix from Longitudinal Study now available for use

Posted on: Dec 5, 2016

Following the PolicyWise Research and Practice Showcase held November 29, 2016 in Edmonton, The Child and Youth Data Laboratory released access to the Program Overlap Matrix and the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) report. The Matrix is the first deliverable from the…

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