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News and Notes

For more information about the items below, contact the Office of Research, 737-8251.

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

  • Workers Compensation board of Manitoba – WBC Research & Workplace Innovation Program 2009
  • Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Grant for Translational Breast Cancer Research
  • Cystic Fibrosis Research Grant – Letter of Intent
  • NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Grant Program
  • AACR Funding Opportunities for Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Research
  • AACR Funding Opportunities for Anti-Angiogenesis Research
  • SSHRC Standard Research Grants Program – Notification of Intent to Apply
  • CIHR’s Regional Partnership Program – Call for Letters of Intent
  • The Lawson Foundation – Diabetes Funding Opportunity
  • Research Corporation for Science Advancement – Scialog 2009; Solar Energy Conversion
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Awards
  • Shastri Institute Millennium Development Goals Research Grant
  • Joint CIHR-NSERC Funding Opportunity: Alternative Radiopharmaceuticals for Medical Imaging
  • NSERC Strategic Network Grants Supplemental Competition in Capture Fisheries
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Senior Awards: New Investigator / Distinguished Clinician Scientist
  • 2010 Scleroderma Foundation Research Grant Announcement
  • Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics – Call for Nominations
  • ESRC/DFID Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty Alleviation) Phase 2

Imminent Deadlines­

Sept. 15
  • Canada Council for the Arts – project grants for organizations in the visual arts.
  • Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange – conference/seminar/workshop grants; publication subsidies.
  • Guggenheim, John Simon Memorial Foundation – fellowships to assist research and artistic creation (US and Canada).
  • Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada – promoscience grants.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – professional project grants program.
  • Scleroderma Foundation – research grant program.
  • Sloan, Alfred P. Foundation (US) – Sloan research fellowships.
Sept. 18
  • Ontario Mental Health Foundation – research project grants.
Sept. 20
  • Memorial University, Office of Research – SSHRC travel grants for paper presentation at scholarly conferences; travel grants for international representation.
Sept. 30
  • Memorial University, Office of Research – SSHRC / Vice-President’s Research Grants.
  • 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.