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News & notes

For more information about the items below, contact Yvonne Thibault 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

• AACR Funding Opportunities Cancer Research

• AFMNet Call for Proposals – Authenticity & Traceability of Foods & Food Ingredients

• AFMNet Call for Proposals – Strategic Transition & Application of Research (STAR)

• Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence

• Canada-Israel 2009-2012 Programs Call for Research Proposals

• CIHR 2009 Synapse Awards

• CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Physiotherapy and Mobility in Aging

• CIHR Master's Research Award: Physiotherapy and Mobility in Aging

• CIHR Operating Grant: Mobility in Aging

• CIHR Randomized Controlled Trials Mentoring Program

• Canadian Soroptimist Grants for Women

• DelPHE Round 4: Call for Applications

• Heart and Stroke Foundation/PFC Scholarship in Physiotherapy Research

• Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) Father Involvement and Child and Adolescent Developmental Outcomes

• Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) Parental Employment Patterns: Implications for Child Development

• Italian National Research Council & Genome Canada Joint International Call for Letters Of Intent In Large-Scale Genomics Research In Human Health

• NSERC-JSPS Postdoctoral and Invitation Fellowships

• Nature’s Legacy 2009-10 Call For Proposals

• North Pacific Research Board Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystem Research Program

• OPC 2009-10 Privacy Research Contributions Program

• SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiatives (MCRI)

Imminent Deadlines

Feb. 1
Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation – grants for alcohol research

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – summer studentships

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation – dissertation fellowships

Memorial University, Office of Research – salary-based research grants program (re-designation of salary)

Feb. 2
Canadian Institute of Health Research – operating grants (registration); Synapse Awards

Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research –project grant; development grant

Parkinson Society Canada (letter of intent) – pilot project program; new investigator award program; basic research fellowship program; clinical research fellowship program

Feb. 4
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (US) – research grants

Feb. 5
National Institutes of Health (US) – new research grants

Feb. 10
Memorial – ISER - joint appointment fellowship; ISER books post-doctoral fellowship; post-doctoral fellowship; doctoral fellowship; research associate fellowship

Feb. 13
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research – research grants

Feb. 15
Baillie Fund – student research award

Bayer/Talecris Biotherapeutics Inc./Canadian Blood Services/Héma-Québec Partnership Fund v partnership fund (letter of intent)

Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences – research grants

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

ISER – strategic grant programme (applications)

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

Feb. 16
Canadian Blood Services – summer internship program
Cancer Research Society Inc. – operating grants; fellowships

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – sustaining funds

Feb. 17
University of Windsor/Humanities Research Group – visiting humanities fellowship

Feb. 28
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD-AICGS research fellowship

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Timothy R. Parsons Medal

International Alliance for Human Resources Research – best master’s thesis award; best Ph.D dissertation award

Memorial University, Office of Research- SSHRC Travel Grants – paper presentation at scholarly conferences; travel grants for international representation; artistic/creative grants competition