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Vol 39  No 2
Aug. 31, 2006



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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 Research Grants information session at Memorial ­ Sept. 11, 2006

• NSERC’s Special Research Opportunity program

• Canada-China Symposium on Social Inclusion and Economic Development

• Input invited on PIPEDA review

• Colton Award for Research Excellence

• Large scale project funding offered by the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network

• Canadian Polar Commission seeks nominations for Canadian National Committee for International Polar Year

• Research Community Development Funding Program offered by CIHR’s Institute of Health Services and Policy Research

• Kidney Foundation of Canada 2007 competition materials

• SSHRC Northern Research Development Program

Imminent Deadlines

Oct. 1
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation ­ clinic incentive grants; clinical fellowship; transplant centre incentive grants; research grant; fellowships; studentships.

Canadian Institute of Health Research ­ research resource grant program (full application); proof of principle initiative (letters of intent).

Cancer Research Institute (New York)­ postdoctoral fellowship program.

Guggenheim, John Simon Memorial Foundation ­ fellowships to assist research and artistic creation (US and Canada).

Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation ­ research proposals for child based research grants (full proposal).

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Career Development Program (full application) ­ scholar award; special fellow award; fellow award; scholar in clinical research award.

Memorial University, Office of Research ­ salary-based research grants program (re-designation of salary).

Memorial University, J R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies ­ conference grants; research grants;

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada ­ biomedical research grants; health research grants; career development; awards; postdoctoral fellowships and studentships.

National Institutes of Health (US) ­ new research grants.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council ­ ship time (full application).

University of Cambridge Centre of African Studies; Ford Foundation, Isaac Newton Trust, Smuts Memorial Fund and AG Leventis Foundation ­ African Studies visiting research fellowships scheme.

Oct. 2
Burroughs Wellcome Fund ­ career awards for medical scientists.

National Board of Medical Examiners ­ Stemmler medical education research funds.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study ­ fellowship program (creative artists, humanists and social scientists).

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars ­ fellowships.

Oct. 3
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ­ Bora Laskin national fellowship in human rights research; Thérèse F. Casgrain fellowship.

Oct. 4
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (US) ­ clinical fellowships.

Oct. 6
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Strategic Research Grants ­ research development initiatives.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Institute of Health Services and Policy Research ­ research community development program.

Oct. 15
Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Education and Research Trust ­ research grants;

Violet D. Ruelokke Primary Health Care Award.

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance ­ CBCRA operating grant.

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology ­ CCFC fellowship program.

CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental health and Addiction/Parkinson Society Canada ­ doctoral training award (full applications).

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange ­ research grants; grants for scholars; doctoral fellowships.

Kidney Foundation of Canada ­ biomedical research grant; biomedical fellowship; biomedical scholarship; allied health research grant.

National Cancer Institute of Canada ­ research grants.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council ­ standard research grants.

Stanford Humanities Center ­ external faculty fellowships.

Oct. 24
Calgary Institute for the Humanities ­ graduate student fellowships; senior research fellowships; visiting research fellowships.

Oct. 25
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada ­ research tools and instruments grants (category 1).

Rethink Breast Cancer ­ career development awards.

Oct. 31
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation ­ TransCoop programme.

Associated Medical Services Inc. Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine ­ Hannah development grants.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) ­ external research program.

Hospital for Sick Children Foundation ­ new investigators grants (full application).

Memorial University, ISER ­ student essay prize.


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