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Vol 39  No 9
Feb. 1, 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:

• CIHR consultation on the draft RFA for the Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research

• CIHR INMD Travel Awards

• John H. Chapman Award of Excellence

• NSERC John C. Polanyi Award

• CSA-ACOA joint initiative - new and emerging space life and physical science research teams in Atlantic Canada

• Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease

• Funding opportunity for the study of life and physical sciences in space

• Canadian Water Network request for proposals

• Allied Health Fellowships and Scholarships offered by the Kidney Foundation of Canada

• PRAC’s First Annual Petroleum R&D Forum

Imminent Deadlines

March 1
Associated Medical Services Inc., Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine – Hannah development grants.

Canada Council for the Arts – Jean A. Chalmers fund for the crafts.

Canadian Council of Professional Engineers – national scholarship program.

CIHR/Sanofi-Aventis – CANADA-HOPE Scholarship Program (full application due).

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – operating grants (application).

Cancer Research Institute (New York) – investigator award program.

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

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – translational research program (letter of intent).

Memorial University of Newfoundland (Office of the VP (Research) – George M. Story lecture in humanities research (nominations).

Memorial University, ISER – master fellowship; research grant.

Memorial University, J.R. Smallwood Centre for Newfoundland Studies – conference grants; research grants.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada – John C. Polanyi award (nomination).

North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO Programme for Science for Peace and Security -advanced study institutes; advanced research workshops; collaborative linkage grants; advanced training course; science for peace projects; reintegration grants.

Parkinson Society Canada (application) – pilot project program; new investigator award program; basic research fellowship program; clinical research fellowship program.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Royal College/Associated Medical Services CanMEDS research and development grant; faculty development grant; medical education research grant.


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