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News and Notes

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

• Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation 2012 Grant Program
• CMC Microsystems Resource Competitions
• Canadian Liver Foundation Research Grant Program – 2012
• Canadian Purchasing Research Foundation – Research Grants
• CIDA Canada Fund for African Climate Resilience
• Feminist Review Trust Research Support
• Grand Challenges Canada – Canada's Rising Stars in Global
• Grand Challenges Canada – Saving Lives at Birth
• Human Frontier Science Program – Program Grants and Young
Innovator Grants
• IDRC Doctoral Research Awards
• Molly Towel Perinatal Research Foundation
• NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Program
• NSERC Strategic Project Grants Program
• Prostate Cancer Canada – 2012 Pilot Grant Program
• Society for Human Resource Management – Research Grants
• Spencer Foundation – Small Grants (sub-$40k)
• Wenner-Gren Foundation – Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships
• Wenner-Gren Foundation – Post-PhD Grants

Imminent deadlines

March 28
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
– Tanaka fund for Japanese language studies

March 29
The Fyssen Foundation
– Post-doctoral study grants

March 30
Prostate Cancer Canada
– Pilot grant program (application deadline)

March 31
Canadian Nurses Foundation
– Scholarships

April 1
Cancer Research Institute
– Irvington Institute of Fellowship Program

Canadian Liver Foundation
– Operating grants
– Summer studentship program

April 15
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research
– Master's Fellowship
– Doctoral Fellowship
– Project Grants
– Development Grants

Canada Council for the Arts
– Project grants for organizations in the visual arts

Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council
– Synergy Awards for Innovation (call for nominations)

April 16
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
– Gold Medal Award (Nomination)

April 19
Huntington Society of Canada
– Navigator Research Program
– New Pathways for HD Research

April 30
March of Dimes Birth Defects
– Research Grants (Letter of Intent)

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
– Annaliese Maier Research Award

Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada
– Major Research Grant

May 1
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Office of the Vice-President (Research)
– David Hawkins lectureship in health research (nomination)