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Vol 39  No 3
Sept. 21, 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:

• CIHR funding announcements

• New Direction for Rx&D Health Research Foundation

• Grants in the History of Medicine and Health Care

• 6th Annual IEMR Photo Contest

• J.R. Smallwood Foundation Offers Research and Conference Grants

• Research Community Development Funding

• Doctoral Research Award Offered for Research on Parkinson’s Disease

• Changes to NSERC’s University Faculty Awards Program for 2007

• SSHRC Offers Support for Strategic Knowledge Clusters

Imminent deadlines

Nov. 1
Associated Medical Services Inc., Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine ­ Hannah general scholarship.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund ­ investigators in pathogenesis of infectious disease.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Institute of Gender and Health/National Institutes of Health/Fogarty International Centre ­pilot projects ­ gender, globalization, and health (letter of intent).

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance ­ IDEA grants.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research ­ Michael Smith Prize in Health Research; proof of principle initiative (full application).

DAAD ­ German Academic Exchange Service ­ graduate study scholarship for fine arts, architecture, music, dance.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada ­ doctoral research award; research fellowship.

Kidney Foundation of Canada/Canadian Society of Nephrology/CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes/CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health ­ KRESCENT Program.

Memorial University, Office of Research ­ northern scientific training program.

Memorial University, Office of Research ­ President’s Award for Outstanding Research (nominations and applications).

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council ­ discovery grants (individual, group and project); university faculty awards.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO Programme for Security Through Science ­ advanced study institutes; advanced research workshops; collaborative linkage grants; expert visits; science for peace projects; reintegration grants.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada ­ aid to research workshops and conferences in Canada.

The Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) ­ John Z. Duling grant program.

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. ­ dissertation fieldwork grants; Hunt postdoctoral fellowships; post-PhD research grants.

Nov. 10
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada ­ northern research development program.

Nov. 13
Parkinson Society Canada ­ clinical research fellowship program; Boehringer Ingelheim Clinical Movement Disorder fellowship program.


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