Matt Walters

Poster presentations to portray the power of social work

Students in the Master of Social Work program will showcase ideas for enhancing the Windsor-Essex community and its social service agencies at “The Power of Social Work: Breaking New Ground,” a research proposal poster session, Friday, March 30.

Attendees will be able to:

City planning department invites input on review of lodging houses

The City of Windsor planning department is hosting an open house Thursday, March 29, to consider land use issues relating to lodging houses.

City by-laws define a lodging house as a dwelling in which a minimum of four persons receive lodging for hire, excluding places of detention or correction, residential care facilities, groups homes, hotels or motels.

Foundation inviting applications for cancer research funding

As part of the Seeds4Hope seed grants awards program, now in its fourth year, the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation invites applications for funding of new and innovative cancer research from eligible, locally-based researchers.

The program has changed; applicants must use the 2012 application materials.

Find details of the call for proposals, along with general guidelines for researchers, on the foundation’s Web site.

Lunchtime lecture to introduce role of safety champion in health care

A presentation on Monday, March 26, will summarize the scope of medical error and identify human limitations.

In “Introduction to the Safety Champion Role and Human Factors in Patient Safety,” Jeanette Tanafranca will discuss the role of human factors engineering, as well as contrast faulty systems to faulty individuals.

Tanafranca is a clinical quality facilitator and leads the safety champion program at Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System. Her presentation is set for noon to 1 p.m. in room 203, Toldo Health Education Centre.

Art education practice subject of colloquium

Rita Irwin, professor of art education and curriculum studies and associate dean of teacher education at the University of British Columbia, will explore the research methodology, creative practice and performative pedagogy of “a/r/tography” in a free public colloquium Tuesday, March 27, at 5 p.m. in room 2222, Neal Education Building.

The event is the last this semester in the Educational Research Colloquium Series.

Student program to range from Purcell to Liszt

From a tuba serenade to a violin’s impressions of summer, student musicians will present a varied selection of works in a free public recital Monday, March 26, at 4 p.m. in room 139, Music Building.

Part of the School of Music’s Take 4 series, the program features: