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News & notes

For more information about the items below, contact Yvonne Thibault at 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

• AACR Funding Opportunities Cancer Research

• 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

• CIHR Regional Partnership Program 2009 Competition

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

• Dan David Scholarships

• DelPHE Round 4: Call for Applications

• Foundation Fighting Blindness Career Development Awards

• Heart and Stroke Foundation/PFC Scholarship in Physiotherapy Research

• Heart and Stroke Foundation Institute of Gender and Health Travel Awards for Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

• Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Synthesis in Economic Policy, Obesity and Health

• HSFO Clinician Scientist Program

• HSFO Health Services/Population Health Research Master’s Studentship Program

• HSFO John. D. Schultz Science Student Scholarship

• HSFO Martin L. Wills High School Student Scholarship

• HSFO Master’s Studentship Awards

• Human Frontier Science Program Interdisciplinary Research Grants

• Kidney Foundation of Canada Research Funding Programs

• NCE Networks 2009 Competition

• NSERC John C. Polanyi Award

• PCRFC 2009 Clinician Scientist Award in Prostate Cancer

Imminent Deadlines

March 1

Associated Medical Services Inc. – Hannah development grants

Canada Council for the Arts – Jean A. Chalmers fund for the crafts

Canadian Council of Professional Engineers – Leopold Hadeau Scholarship

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada – innovations in IBD research: a special competition

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – translational research program (letter of intent)

Memorial University of Newfoundland (Office of the VP (Research) – David Hawkins lectureship in health research (nominations); George M. Story lecture in humanities research (nominations)

Memorial University, ISER– master fellowship; research grant

Memorial University, J.R. Smallwood Centre for Newfoundland Studies – conference grants; research grants

March 2

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – operating grants (application)

Cancer Research Institute (New York) – investigator award program

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada – John C. Polanyi award (nomination)

Parkinson Society Canada (application) – pilot project program; new investigator award program; basic research fellowship program

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Royal College/Associated Medical Services CanMEDS research and development grant; faculty development grant; medical education research grant

March 6

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation/Atlantic Chapter – community health grants

March 12

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation – Health Services Research Advancement Award (deadline for nominations)

March 15

Atlantic Salmon Federation – Olin fellowships

Banting Research Foundation – research grants

Kidney Foundation of Canada – allied health fellowship; allied health scholarship

Memorial University, Office of Research – publications subvention program

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – project grants

March 20

Human Frontier Science Program – research grants (registration for password for letter of intent)

March 31

Canadian Liver Foundation – operating grants; summer studentship program

The Fyssen Foundation – post-doctoral study grants

Tel Aviv University – Dan David Prize Scholarships