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Vol 39  No 5
Nov. 2, 2006



Convocation 2006

In Brief

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:

• Killam Prizes

• SSHRC Extends Scope and Deadline for Applications under the Official Languages Research and Dissemination Program

• Competitions Cancelled for SSHRC’s Multiculturalism Issues in Canada and Two Programs in Partnership with the Law Commission of Canada

• NSERC Regional Office offers Support for Sponsorship of Special Events

• Logistical Support Offered by Polar Continental Shelf Project

• Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network Requests Proposals

• Genome Canada Invites Expressions of Interest for Development of Position Papers in Strategic Research Areas

• CIHR Seeks Input on Proposed Policy on Access to Research Outputs

• CHSRF Postdoctoral Awards

• Third Annual Partnerships for Health System Improvement Competition

• National Brain Tumor Research Awards

• 2007 Smithsonian Fellowship

• Killam Research Fellowships

Imminent Deadlines

Dec. 1
Alzheimer’s Association – research grants program (letter of intent).

Baker, E. A. Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness – E. A. Baker fellowship fund; E. A. Baker new researcher fund; E. A. Baker applied research fund; Barbara Tuck/MacPhee Family Vision Research Award in Macular Degeneration.

Canada Council for the Arts – Molson prizes; John G. Diefenbaker award.

Canadian Diabetes Association – grants-in-aid.

James McKeen Cattell Fund – sabbatical award.

Japan Foundation – open programs.

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD-Leibniz-Scholarship.

Deafness Research Foundation – research grants.

Imperial Oil Limited – university research awards.

Manning Awards Foundation – Manning innovation awards.

Memorial University, Office of Research – Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award.

National Cancer Institute of Canada – student travel award.

National Kidney Foundation (US) – young investigator grant; clinical scientist award; research fellowship award.

Royal Society of Canada – McNeil medal for the public awareness of science.

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Inc. – conference and workshop grants; – international collaborative research grants.

Dec. 4
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study – fellowship program (natural scientists and mathematicians).

Dec. 8
World Wildlife Fund, Canada/Environment Canada – endangered species recovery fund.


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