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News & Notes

For more information about the items below, contact Yvonne Thibault at the Office of Research, 737-8251 or

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

• Alzheimer Society of Canada 2008 Research Competition

• ArcticNet Phase 2

• The Atlantic Metropolis Centre Call for Proposals

• British Academy/ACU Grants for International Collaboration

• Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) - Career Awards for Medical Scientist (CAMS)

• CAISN Call for Proposals 2007

• CIHR 4th Annual Partnerships for Health System Improvement

• CIHR Catalyst Grant: Ethics

• CIHR Catalyst Grant: Institute of Population and Public Health in partnership with CIHR Institute of Aging

• CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant: International Funding Opportunity

• CIHR Partnerships for Health System Improvement (PHSI)

• The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada - Focus on Stroke VIII

• JR Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies

• Kidney Foundation of Canada Research Funding Programs

• NSERC Supplemental Strategic Project Grants

• SSHRC Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research

• SSHRC Jules and Gabrielle Leger Fellowship

• SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

• Vascular Cognitive Impairment Grants

Imminent Deadlines

Oct. 29

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council – community-university research alliances (letter of intent only)

Nov. 1

Associated Medical Services Inc. – Hannah independent scholar grant

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance – IDEA grants

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – graduate study scholarship for fine arts, architecture, music, dance; German studies research grant (graduates and undergraduates)

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada – doctoral research award; research fellowship

Kidney Foundation of Canada/Canadian Society of Nephrology/CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes/CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health – KRESCENT Program

Memorial University, Office of Research – northern scientific training program

Memorial University, Office of Research – president’s award for outstanding research (nominations and applications)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council – university faculty awards

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Programme for Science for Peace and Security – advanced study institutes; advanced research workshops; collaborative linkage grants advanced training courses; science for peace projects

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada – aid to research workshops and conferences in Canada

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. – dissertation fieldwork grants; Hunt postdoctoral fellowships; post-Ph.D research grants

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation – research, exchange, and impact for system support (REISS) program (letter of intent)

Nov. 3

Burroughs Wellcome Fund – investigators in the pathogenesis of infectious disease

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada – grants in aid

of research

Natural Resources Canada – polar continental shelf project

Nov. 5

Parkinson Society Canada – clinical movement disorder fellowship program

Nov. 14

Canadian Hemophilia Society – CHS research program

Canadian Hemophilia Society/Wyeth Canada – care until cure research grants

Nov. 15

The Arthritis Society – Geoff Carr Lupus Fellowship

Canada Council for the Arts – integrated arts program for organizations

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – graduate study scholarships; research grants (graduates, PhDs and Postdocs)

The Canada-United States Fulbright Program – traditional Fulbright scholar awards; traditional Fulbright student awards; Canada-U.S. Fulbright visiting research chairs

Memorial University, Office of Research – publications subvention program

Nov. 17

Canadian Diabetes Association – personnel awards

Nov. 28

The Foundation Fighting Blindness – postdoctoral fellowship award; graduate student award; operating grant

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (The) – Royal College medal awards

Nov. 29

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation – postdoctoral award

Nov. 30

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada – northern science award (nomination)

Memorial University, Office of Research – university research professorships (nominations and applications)

Tel Aviv University – Dan David Prize