The Newfoundland and Labrador Health Research Network

This page is dedicated to providing viewers with information on the progress of research initiatives in the province, important dates and deadlines and upcoming events. If you would like to add information to this page, please contact

News - JUNE 1998

The Canadian Space Agency is pleased to announce opportunities for Canadian researchers to participate in the international program of space flight research in Life Sciences on the International Space Station.

For more information and proposal forms, please visit their website. A hard copy is available from Jennifer Jackson at 613-991-9582

News - JUNE 1998

Visit our "MRC Regional Partnership Program/Process" section for information on the AUGUST 1998 CALL FOR LETTERS OF INTENT.

Please see our "MRC Regional Partnership Program/Process" section for important information on the results of the January 30th local competition for the MRC Regional Partnership Program.

Please see our "Links" section to access links to the Coalition on Biomedical & Health Research (CBHR) and for text and review of the Federal Budget 1997 relating to Canadian Foundation for Innovation.

Important Dates and Deadlines

* for more information on these dates and deadlines please e-mail the Office of Research and Graduate Studies , Faculty of Medicine, or call (709)737-6762.


June, 1998

    Call for letters of intent from groups wishing to submit applications to the MRC Regional Partnerships Program on or before March 1st, 1999.

August 21st, 1998

September, 1998

    Announcement of proposals selected for submission to MRC Regional Partnerships Program. Call for applications. Thes applications will be reviewed by the Steering Committee in consultation with internal and external reviewers based on criteria outlined in the Call for Letters of Intent

November 6th, 1998

    Deadline for submission of full applications for MRC Regional Partnerships Program to the Steering Committee.

November, 1998 to February, 1999

    Pre-submission review of applications by Steering Committee. Completion of Memorial applications to MRC.


A number of grants, awards, and studentships are available to researchers and students.  Follow this link to view the list of sponsoring agencies, the types of support they provide and their application deadlines.

Upcoming Events:

This area is still under construction.
Please check back soon for more details!

If you would like to post an event related to health sciences research in Newfoundland and Labrador, please contact:

Ms. Pauline Cole
Research and Graduate Studies
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NF
A1B 3V6

This page was last updated June 1998

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