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Vol 39  No 8
Jan. 11, 2007




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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 Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) competition at Memorial – Jan. 22, 2007

• CIHR’s Regional Partnership Program - Call for letters of intent

• CIHR re-launches its Proof of Principle Program

• Consultation invited on CFI/CIHR draft call for proposals

• Tanaka Fund Program for Japanese Language Studies

• CLLRNet calls for letters of intent

• Health research innovation contest

• Applied health grants and support programs

• New Media Research Networks Fund

• Banting Foundation grants

• Human Frontier Science Program

• NSERC’s Innovation Challenge Awards

Imminent deadlines

Jan. 31
Memorial’s Coracle Fellowship to promote exchange of knowledge between Newfoundland and Labrador and Ireland –

Feb. 1
Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation – grants for alcohol research.

Associated Medical Services Incorporated – Hannah Millennium History of Medicine Doctoral Thesis Award.

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – summer studentships.

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

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation – dissertation fellowships.

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

National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) – personnel awards.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (US) – research grants.

Parkinson Society Canada (letter of intent) – pilot project program; new investigator award program; basic research fellowship program; clinical research fellowship program

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute – grant to support development of study-in-India programmes.

Feb. 2
Canadian Blood Services – summer internship program.

Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research – project grant; development grant.

Feb. 5
National Institutes of Health (US) – new research grants.

Feb. 15
Baillie Fund – student research award.

Bayer/Talecris Biotherapeutics Inc./Canadian Blood Services/Héma-Québec Partnership Fund – partnership fund (letter of intent).

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

Cancer Research Society Inc. – operating grants; fellowships.

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange – conference/seminar/workshop grants; publication subsidies; travel grants and visiting fellowships.

DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD-AICGS research fellowship.

ISER – strategic grant programme (applications).

Memorial University, Office of Research – SSHRC / Vice-president’s Research Grants.

University of Windsor/Humanities Research Group – visiting humanities fellowship.

Feb. 16
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research – research grants.

Feb. 22
Cancer Research Society Inc. – strategic grants (letter of intent).

Feb. 28
Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation – foreigners’ fellowships programme.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Timothy R. Parsons award for excellence in ocean sciences.

Memorial University, Office of Research – SSHRC Travel Grants – paper presentation at scholarly conferences; travel grants for international representation; artistic/creative grants competition.


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