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Vol 39  No 11
Mar. 15, 2007



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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:

• New deadline for NSERC’s Major Resources Support Program

• NSERC Atlantic Discretionary Grant Fund

• CIHR seeks new institute advisory board members

• Ethics consultation on qualitative research

• Support offered to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for attendance at summer institute in population health

• Grants offered by Dairy Farmers of Canada

• PRAC announces Call eight for research proposals

• AIF fifth competition round

Imminent deadlines

April 1
Canadian Intensive Care Foundation – research grants in the care of the critically ill.

Canadian Nurses Foundation – scholarships.

Cancer Research Institute (New York) – postdoctoral fellowship program.

National Cancer Institute of Canada – student travel award.

April 2
Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada – research grants.

April 3
Human Frontier Science Program – young investigators’ grants (letter of intent); program grants (letter of intent).

April 6
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research – master’s fellowship; doctoral fellowship; postdoctoral fellowship.

April 9
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Strategic Research Grants – research development initiatives.

April 15
Canada Council for the Arts – project assistance to visual arts, craft and architecture organizations.

Dairy Farmers of Canada – nutrition research funding program (letter of intent).

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council/Canada Council for the Arts – new media initiative.

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – sustaining funds (Professional Performing Arts Organization).

April 16
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada – gold medal award (nominations).

April 17
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada – gold medal for achievement in research (nomination).

April 27
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) –awards for excellence in cancer research (The Robert L. Nobel Award; The O.Harold Warwick Award and The William E. Rawls Award; Terry Fox Young Investigator Award – nominations).

April 30
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation – new investigators grants.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation – TransCoop program.

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation – research grants (letter of intent).

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – K.J.R. Wightman award for research in ethics.

Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada – major research grant; graduate student awards.


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