2020-2021 Annual Report

Highlights include:

  • How we adapted research during the global COVID-19 pandemic
  • The evolution of the Recovery Journey Project and where we go from here
  • Early investors who catalyzed major advances in trauma research
  • New partnerships that expand HRI’s impact across Canada
  • HRI welcomes new scientists and board members to drive our mission forward

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2019-2020 Annual Report

Highlights include:

  • HRI pursues new research opportunities in digital mental health
  • Alyna Walji is the first recipient of the Darlene Walton Scholarship award
  • HRI is building the foundation for recovery monitoring in Ontario
  • HRI scientists receive $1M to advance trauma research for public safety personnel
  • Experts are mobilized to address sexual misconduct and moral injury in the military
Hands holding puzzle pieces - Annual Report 2019-2020, HRI Homewood Research Institute

2018-2019 Annual Report

Highlights include:

  • Dr. Margaret McKinnon is named Homewood Research Chair in Mental Health and Trauma
  • The Homewood-McMaster Trauma Research Network is established
  • The Recovery Journey project gains momentum
  • HRI’s Trainee Program supports promising researchers and scientists
  • Donor dollars generated major trauma findings through a post-doctoral fellowship
Man pushing young smiling child on swing - Annual Report 2018-2019, HRI Homewood Research Institute

2017-2018 Annual Report

Highlights include:

  • The Recovery Journey Project measures recovery from addiction
  • HRI tests a promising new tool for reducing trauma symptoms
  • Scientists study how the brain responds to subconscious trauma triggers
  • HRI hosts a successful fundraiser to celebrate Mental Health Week
Woman and child blowing dandelion seeds - Annual Report 2017-2018, HRI Homewood Research Institute

2016-2017 Annual Report

Highlights include:

  • A new Strategic Plan is approved and focuses on building HRI as a national enterprise
  • HRI scientists receive nearly $2M in funding from CIHR to move research plans forward
  • A funding partnership is established to help military members and veterans with PTSD
  • HRI’s post-discharge monitoring system, now known as the Recovery Journey Project, earns national attention
Woman hugging two young boys while smiling - Annual Report 2016-2017, HRI Homewood Research Institute