All research projects funded by or receiving subsidized research services from the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute must acknowledge the support of WCHRI and the proper Foundation.

Why is this important?

  • To fulfill requirements indicated in your Offer of Award and within WCHRI’s Memorandum of Understanding agreement with Alberta Health Services, Alberta Women’s Health Foundation, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the University of Alberta.
  • Recognizes and thanks the Foundations’ support for funding your research efforts.
  • Instills trust in your work—increasing likelihood of future support.

As a member of WCHRI, it is expected that you list WCHRI as one of your affiliations in publication and/or presentation.

Here are some examples, which are intended to show different potential combinations of affiliations:

  • Women and Children’s Health Research Institute; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
  • Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta; Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, University of Alberta
  • Women and Children’s Health Research Institute and the Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Alberta; Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Where are some examples?

View examples of proper acknowledgements for PowerPoint presentations, publications and posters.

PowerPoint presentations

Research publications

This research has been funded by the generosity of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.

If your research is primarily related to children’s health, it’s important to recognize WCHRI and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation for their generous support.

Wording for publications

  • If you’ve received a WCHRI operating grant: “This research has been funded by the generous support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.”
  • If you’ve received a WCHRI contribution to salary through a training program: “This WCHRI [summer studentship, graduate studentship or postdoctoral fellowship award] has been funded through the generous support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.”
  • If you’ve been subsidized by WCHRI’s research platforms: “This research has been facilitated by the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute through the generous support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.”

Logos

  • Combined logo: WCHRI and Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Click the image below to download

Examples

View examples of proper acknowledgements for PowerPoint presentations, publications and posters.

Instructions for logo use

  • Download and save a master copy of the logo you need. Click on it and “Save as.”
  • Insert or copy and paste the logo where you need it to go.
  • Ensure that the minimum logo size is at least one inch in width.
  • Logos that appear on a coloured or dark background must appear in white. (If you require this, please contact WCHRI communications)
  • Display or use of WCHRI’s logo must be approved by WCHRI communications.

If your research is primarily related to women’s health, it’s important to recognize WCHRI and the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation for their generous support.

Wording for publications

  • If you’ve received a WCHRI operating grant: “This research has been funded by the generosity of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.”
  • If you’ve received a WCHRI contribution to salary through a training program: “This WCHRI [summer studentship, graduate studentship or postdoctoral fellowship award] has been funded by the generosity of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.”
  • If you’ve been subsidized by WCHRI’s research platforms: “This research has been facilitated by the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute through the generosity of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation.”

Logos

  • Combined logo: WCHRI and Alberta Women’s Health Foundation
  • Click the image below to download

Examples

View examples of proper acknowledgements for PowerPoint presentations, publications and posters.

Instructions for logo use

  • Download and save a master copy of the logo you need. Click on it and “Save as.”
  • Insert or copy and paste the logo where you need it to go.
  • Ensure that the minimum logo size is at least one inch in width.
  • Logos that appear on a coloured or dark background must appear in white. (If you require this, please contact WCHRI communications)
  • Display or use of WCHRI’s logo must be approved by WCHRI communications.

If your research is primarily related to women’s and children’s health, it’s important to recognize WCHRI, the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Alberta Women’s Hospital Foundation for their generous support.

Wording for publications

  • If you’ve received a WCHRI operating grant: “This research has been funded by the generosity of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.”
  • If you’ve received a WCHRI contribution to salary through a training program: “This WCHRI [summer studentship, graduate studentship or postdoctoral fellowship award] has been funded by the generosity of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.”
  • If you’ve been subsidized by WCHRI’s research platforms: “This research has been facilitated by the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute through the generosity of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation.”

Logos

  • Combined logo: WCHRI, the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation
  • Click the image below to download

Examples

View examples of proper acknowledgements for PowerPoint presentations, publications and posters.

Instructions for logo use

  • Download and save a master copy of the logo you need. Click on it and “Save as.”
  • Insert or copy and paste the logo where you need it to go.
  • Ensure that the minimum logo size is at least one inch in width.
  • Logos that appear on a coloured or dark background must appear in white. (If you require this, please contact WCHRI communications)
  • Display or use of WCHRI’s logo must be approved by WCHRI communications.

It is a condition of WCHRI’s licensing for REDCap that researchers reference REDCap in their publications.

Wording for publications

Study data were collected and managed using REDCap¹ electronic data capture tools hosted and supported by the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute at the University of Alberta.

Example

¹Paul A. Harris, Robert Taylor, Robert Thielke, Jonathon Payne, Nathaniel Gonzalez, Jose G. Conde, Research electronic data capture (REDCap) – A metadata-driven methodology and workflow process for providing translational research informatics support, J Biomed Inform. 2009 Apr;42(2):377-81.

We invite you to acknowledge WCHRI and our funders in your presentations and posters and in your email signature. We are very proud of all our members and hope that you remain committed to advancing research excellence in women and children’s health with us.

Email signature example

Jane Doe, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Member, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute
5-083 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)
11405 87 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

Phone: 780-555-5555
Fax: 780-555-5555
email: Jane.Doe@ualberta.ca
www.wchri.org

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