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Vol 39  No 17
July 19, 2007



In Brief

In the Field

Letter to the Editor

New Faculty

News & Notes



Out and About

Papers & Presentations


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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 Nanotech Opportunity

• NSERC Michael Smith Awards for Science Promotion

• NSERC PromoScience Grants

• NSERC Announces a Supplemental Strategic Project Grants Competition

• Heart and Stroke Foundation Makes Changes to its Guidelines and Application Forms

• New Competition for Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research

• Request for Proposals on Status of Coaches in Canada

• Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Life Sciences

Imminent deadlines

Aug. 30

Human Frontier Science Program – long-term fellowships.

Aug. 31

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada – grants-in-aid; new investigator award.

Sept. 1

Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation – grants for alcohol research.

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

National Cancer Institute of Canada – student travel award.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council – Michael Smith award for science promotion (call for nominations).

Sept. 4

American Lung Association - biomedical research grant; clinical patient care research grant; social-behavioral research grant; career investigator award; lung health dissertation grant; senior research training fellowship; nursing post-doctoral award; Dalsemer research grant; DeSouza research grant.

American Lung Association/LAM Foundation – research grant; career investigator award.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – randomized control trials (full application).

Sept. 13

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council – international opportunities fund (development grants and project grants – application deadline).

Sept. 14

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (US) – postdoctoral fellowships; Sylvia Lawry physician fellowships; senior faculty awards.


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