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Vol 39  No 1
Aug. 10, 2006



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News & Notes


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News & Notes

For more information about the items below, contact Elizabeth Noseworthy at the Office of Research, 737-8251 or e-mail

To view a brief summary of the following research funding opportunities and program announcements, visit the Research website at and select News/Announcements from the links on the left side bar. Each summary will include the submission deadline and a website link for more detailed information:

• NSERC Request for Proposals

• Changes to SSHRC International Opportunities Fund

• CIHR’s launch of Timely Access to Quality Health Care

• E-Consultation on Draft Policy on Public Input into Review of Health Products

• International Lithosphere Program Sedimentary Basins Taskforce Workshop

• ACRM Early Career Mentorship Program for Postdocs and Research Fellows

• CFS/NSERC/SSHRC Forest Research Partnerships Program

• Forum of Canadian Ombudsman Liz Hoffman Ombudsperson Research Award

• SSHRC to evaluate Pilot Programs

• SSHRC Image, Text, Sound and Technology Research Grant

• Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellowships

Imminent Deadlines

Sept. 15
Canada Council for the Arts ­ project assistance to visual arts and fine craft organizations.

CIHR Partnerships and International Relations Branch/CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity - planning grant for pandemic preparedness (full application).

CIHR Partnerships and International Relations/CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity ­ collaborative research project grant (full applications).

Canadian Institutes of Health Research ­ operating grant (application).

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

Canadian Microelectronics Corporation ­ the Douglas R. Colton Medal for research excellence (nomination).

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society ­ career development program (preliminary application); scholar award; special fellow award; fellow award; scholar in clinical research award.

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation ­ research grant (invited application).

National Cancer Institute of Canada ­ clinical research fellowships; program project grant (full application).

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada ­ promoscience program.

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council ­ project grant.

Scleroderma Foundation ­ established investigator grant.

Sloan, Alfred P. Foundation (US) ­ research fellowships.

Sept 20
Memorial University, Office of Research ­ SSHRC Travel Grant ­ paper presentation at scholarly conferences; travel grant for international representation.

Sept. 22
Ontario Mental Health Foundation ­ research project grant.

SSHRC ­ Research/Creation in the fine arts; Image, Text, Sound and Technology research grant.

Sustainable Forest Management Network ­ new research proposals (letter of intent).

Sept. 25
Global Health Research Initiative/CIDA ­ prevention trials capacity building grant (full application).

Sept. 29
Canadian Blood Services ­ Kenneth J. Fyke award.

Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research ­ research grant (letter of intent); consumer-focused research grant (letter of intent).

REALpac ­ Request for Proposals (Exploring issues of importance to the Canadian Commercial Real Estate Industry) (full proposal).

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, Scotiabank fellowship in surgery.

Sept. 30
Associated Medical Services ­ bioethics grant-in-aid.

Memorial University, Office of Research ­ SSHRC/Vice-President’s research grant.

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council ­ sustaining funds (Visual, Literary, and Provincial Arts Organization).


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