Women's College Research Institute

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Beyond the Binary: Challenging Sex and Gender Variables in Science

A virtual event in celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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Research and Innovation at WCH

We are home to the Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) and the WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV)

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Sex and Gender based analysis plus

A strategy to advance equity, diversity and inclusion in health research

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Centre for Digital Health Evaluation

A province-wide multi-sector imitative creating a single access point for all digital health evaluation needs in Ontario

Dietary Interventions in Psoriatic Arthritis (DIPSA) Study

Participate in a clinical trial to investigate if diet modifications can improve Psoriatic Arthritis symptoms

Current Studies

Research studies are integral to improving and advancing healthcare. By participating in one of our studies, not only is it possible that you will receive more insight into your own condition, but you can also turn your experience into learnings that transform care for others.

Our latest News and Articles

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Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: What Works Best to Support Older Adults to Age in Place?

11 November 2022

Older adults overwhelmingly want to age in their own homes. But many are left with little choice when their ability to do so safely and independently is…
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New Study Examines Prostate Cancer Incidence Among Immigrant Men in Ontario

7 November 2022

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men worldwide, and the most common cancer among men in Canada. A recently published population-based…
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Examining Access to Primary Care for People with Opioid Use Disorder

3 October 2022

A new study released last week in JAMA Network Open shows that family physicians were almost three times less likely to offer a new patient appointment…