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Vol 40  No 6
November 22, 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:

• SSHRC Strategic Joint Initiative for Research into Homelessness and Diversity Issues in Canada

• CIHR seeks input on proposed revision to guidelines for human pluripotent stem cell research

• CIHR endorses guidelines for health research involving aboriginal people

• EJLB – CIHR Michael Smith Chair in Neurosciences and Mental Health

• Two (2) RFP’s issued by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs Secretariat Inc.

• Genome Canada invites position papers in strategic research areas

• DFAIT offers North American Research Linkages Program

• Support offered by the Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation

• 2008 Smithsonian Fellowships

• ONCE International R & D Award in New Technologies for the Blind and Visually Impaired

• Human Resources and Social Development Canada Issues RFP on Understanding the Non-Financial Barriers to Adult Learning

Imminent deadlines

Dec. 14
American Institute for Cancer Research – investigator initiated grants; postdoctoral grant award; matching grants.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Michael Smith Prize in Health Research.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada – visiting scientist award.

Dec. 15
Baillie Fund – regular grants program.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation/Atlantic Chapter – research grant competition.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (US) – research grants program (request for grant application).

Dec. 31
Royal Society of Canada – Manfred Wörner Fellowship (NATO Fellowship).


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