Research

Research

Integrity in Science Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Forms an organization that seeks to: raise awareness about the role that corporate funding and other corporate interests play in scientific research, oversight, and publication; investigate and publicize conflicts of interest and other potentially destructive influences of industry-sponsored science; advocate for full disclosure of funding sources by individuals, governmental and non-governmental organizations that conduct, regulate, or provide oversight of scientific investigation or promote specific scientific findings; encourage policy-makers at all levels of government to seek balance on expert advisory committees and to provide public, web-based access to conflict-of-interest information collected in the course of committee formation; encourage journalists to routinely ask scientists and others about their possible conflicts of interests and to provide this information to the public.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 332-9110 ext. 307
Email Address: 
billf@cspinet.org
Fax Number: 
(202) 265-4954
Street Address: 
The Center for Science in the Public Interest 1875 Connecticut Ave, N.W., Suite 300
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009-5728

Center for Women Policy Studies

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization that is a unique resource for policy makers, researchers, advocates and community leaders. Identifies cutting edge issues and trends and shape multiethnic feminist responses. Addresses the combined impact of gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status on issues affecting women and girls. Grounds their work in the belief that all issues affecting women are interrelated.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-872-1770
Email Address: 
cwps@centerwomenpolicy.org
Fax Number: 
202-296-8962
Street Address: 
1211 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 312
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Centre for Health Services and Policy Research

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Carries out research into issues of health in population groups, and ways in which health services can best be organized, funded and delivered.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-822-4810
Email Address: 
enquire@chspr.ubc.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-822-5690
Street Address: 
429-2194 Health Sciences Mall
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z3

Centre for Feminist Research

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Français

Brings together faculty, graduate and undergraduate students as well as internationally-renowned investigators from more than 30 countries for collaborative research on issues such as work, education, violence, family relationships, Canadian women's writing, equity initiatives, and human rights.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 736-5915
Email Address: 
cfr@yorku.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 736-5416

Barefoot research: a workers' manual for organizing on work security

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English
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Paper
Online
Optical Media
Author: 
Margaret Keith
James Brophy
Peter Kirby
Peter Rosskam
Publisher: 
International Labour Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Describes the changes in economy and how it's resulted in increased economic insecurity and inequality in the workplace. Demonstrates these changes have weakened the voices of workers and results in a decline in working conditions.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9221128229
WORK.K45 2002
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Aboriginal women's health research

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Madeleine Dion Stout
Gregory P. Kipling
Roberta Stout
Edition: 
Vol.4/5, N.4/1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes the report written for the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health entitled, "Aboriginal Women's Health Research Synthesis Project: Final Report," available online at http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/synthesis/synthesis-en.pdf

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Women's voices, women's lives: the impact of family planning: a synthesis of findings from the Women's Studies Project, Family H

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Barnett
Jane Stein
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Examines the impact of family planning on women's lives through the process of surveys, focus groups and in-depth interviews in ten different countries.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0939704447
WOMR.B37 1998

Annotated inventory of research reports: completed through the five research centres on family violence and violence against women

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Teresa Lukawiecky
Publisher: 
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an annotated inventory of the 87 research reports produced through the five Research Centres on Family Violence and Violence Against Women and Children.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662832728
VIOL.L85 1999

Black women's health: a synthesis of health research relevant to black Nova Scotians

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Josephine Enang
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Addresses the gaps in policy and research in Black women’s health in Nova Scotia, by reviewing historical and racial factors through a combination of literature searches and workshop discussion. Provides recommendations for policy, education, research, and community capacity building are made based on the information presented in the report.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH WOMR.E23 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Primary [health] care and women: an annotated bibliography

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Carolyn Schellenberg
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2001

Presents a bibliography of resources that explore how gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status and other differences affect and are related to primary health care.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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