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Vol 39  No 16
June 28, 2007




In Brief

In the Field

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 Discovery Grants Competition - Notification of Intent to Apply [Form 180] and Related Documentation Required by August 1

• New for Upcoming SSHRC Standard Research Grants Program - Notification of Intent to Apply Form Now Available for Submission by August 15

• CIHR Delays Its Next Launch of Funding Opportunities Until Mid-July

• CIHR Launches Its New Funding Opportunities Database

• CIHR Discontinues use of web forms for applications under the Fall 2007 Operating Grants, New Investigators, and Doctoral Research Awards Programs

• Call for Letters of Intent Under CIHR’s Regional Partnerships Program

• Call for MITACS Project Proposals for Upcoming Deadline of September 14

• Fourth Annual Partnerships for Health System Improvement (PHSI) Competition

• MatNet Issues Call for Proposals for Materials Research

• New WHO Web Portal for Clinical Trials

Imminent deadlines

Aug. 1

Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Rx&D Research Program/Wyeth Pharmaceuticals – fellowship program (nomination).

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation – research grants.

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada – pilot research grants.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (US) – research grants.

Aug. 15

Burroughs Wellcome Fund – clinical scientist awards in translational research.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – operating grants (registration).

Aug. 31

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) – ACU titular fellowships (candidates must be nominated by executive head of university).


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