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News & notes

For more information about the items below, contact Elizabeth Noseworthy at the Office of Research, 737-8251, or e-mail

Listed below is a selection of the funding opportunities for which information has recently been received by the Office of Research. For links to further information on these items, visit Grant Funding Opportunities on the Research website at

• American Lung Association 2008-09 Research Program

• Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence

• CIHR Catalyst Grant: Maternal and Child Health

• CIHR Chair: Neurosciences and Mental Health (The EJLB-CIHR Michael Smith Chair in Neurosciences and Mental Health)

• CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Travel Awards

• CIHR Operating Grant Program

• CIHR Operating Grant – Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention

• CIHR Operating Grant: Maternal and Child Health

• CIHR Operating Grant – Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention

• CIHR Proof of Principle Program

• CIHR Regional Partnership Program

• Heart and Stroke Foundation Awards

• Inter-American Collaboration in Materials Research (CIAM)

• ONCE International R & D Award in New Technologies for the Blind and Visually Impaired

• MITACS Project Proposals

• NSERC Michael Smith Awards for Science Promotion

• NSERC PromoScience Grants Deadline: Sept. 15

• NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Grant Program

• Scleroderma Foundation 2009 Research Grant Announcement

• SSHRC International Opportunities Fund

• SSHRC Standard Research Grants Program

• Vascular Cognitive Impairment Grants

Imminent Deadlines

Sept. 15
Canada Council for the Arts – project grants for organizations in the visual arts.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research – operating grants (application).

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange – conference/seminar/workshop grants; publication subsidies; travel grants and visiting fellowships.

Guggenheim, John Simon Memorial Foundation – fellowships to assist research and artistic creation (US and Canada).

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Career Development Program (letter of intent) – scholar award; special fellow award; fellow award; scholar in clinical research award.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada – promoscience grants.

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – project grants Scleroderma Foundation – research grant program.

Sloan, Alfred P. Foundation (US) – Sloan research fellowships.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council – image, text, sound and technology research grants.

Sept. 20
Memorial University, Office of Research – SSHRC Travel Grants – paper presentation at scholarly conferences; travel grants for international representation.

Sept. 30
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – international travelling fellowship; Royal College fellowship for studies in medical education; medical education travelling fellowship; Detweiler travelling fellowships; Walter C. MacKenzie, fellowship in surgery.

Memorial University, Office of Research – SSHRC / Vice-President’s Research Grants.