Marketing & Communications
Frontpage Email Us
Search This Issue  
Vol 40  No 5
November 1, 2007


In Brief

News & Notes


Out and About

Papers & Presentations


Student View

Next issue:
Nov. 22, 2007

Questions? Comments?
E-mail our editor.

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:

• Call for proposals under SSHRC’s Presidential Fund for Innovation and Development

• Rethink Breast Cancer offers career development awards

• Goldhirsh Foundation offers funding under its Brain Tumor Research Awards Program

• Imperial Oil University Research Awards Program

• North Pacific Research Board issues its 2008 request for proposals

• Career Development Awards offered by the Foundation Fighting Blindness

• Call for proposals under the Canada-India Science and Technology Co-operation Fund

Imminent deadlines

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

CNIB – CNIB Baker fellowship fund; CNIB Baker new researcher fund; CNIB Baker applied research fund; Barbara Tuck/MacPhee Family Vision Research Award.

Canada Council for the Arts – Molson prizes.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (US) – clinical research awards (letter of intent).

James McKeen Cattell Fund – sabbatical award.

Deafness Research Foundation – research grants.

Imperial Oil Limited – university research awards.

International Union Against Cancer – Novartis UICC translational cancer research fellowships.

Manning Awards Foundation – Manning innovation awards.

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

National Cancer Institute of Canada – student travel award.

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

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute – Shastri Millennium development research grants.

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

Dec. 3
Canada Council for the Arts – John G. Diefenbaker award.

Canadian Diabetes Association – grants-in-aid.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada – visiting scientist program.

Japan Foundation – open programs.

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

Dec. 5
Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation – CPRF awards (full proposals).


Top Stories