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Vol 40  No 2
August 30, 2007



In Brief

Letter to the Editor

News & Notes


Out and About

Papers & Presentations


Student View
- Getting a fresh start
- Dollars and common sense

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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:

• Alzheimer Society of Canada 2008 research competition

• Kidney Foundation of Canada research funding programs

• Sponsors’ Table for Human Research Participant Protection in Canada issues open call for comments

• NSERC offers a Strategic Project Grants Supplemental Competition

• Dan David Prize and Scholarships

• Information session on European Union’s Seventh Framework (FP7) Program – Sept. 20

• Grants in Aid of Research offered by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada

Imminent Deadlines

Oct. 1
Burroughs Wellcome Fund – career awards for medical scientists.

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

Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research – research grant (letter of intent); consumer-focused research grant (letter of intent).

Cancer Research Institute (New York) – postdoctoral fellowship program.

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.

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

University of Cambridge, Centre of African Studies – African Studies visiting research fellowships scheme.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars – fellowships.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada – Strategic Project Grants Supplemental Competition.

Oct. 2
National Board of Medical Examiners – Stemmler medical education research fund (call for proposals).

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council – Bora Laskin national fellowship in human rights research.

Jules and Gabrielle Léger fellowship.

Oct. 5
National Institutes of Health (U.S.) – new research grants.

Oct. 15
Association of Commonwealth Universities – British Academy/ACU grants for international collaboration.

Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Education and Research Trust – research awards;

Violet D. Ruelokke primary health care award.

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance – CBCRA operating grant.

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 (application).

Stanford Humanities Center – external faculty fellowships.

Oct. 22
Calgary Institute for the Humanities – visiting research fellowships.

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

Oct. 31
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation – TransCoop program.

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.

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada 2008 Research Competition. President’s Research Grants.

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – sustaining funds (Visual, Literary, and Provincial Arts Organization


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