Posts Categorized: Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery

Genomics of ASD: Pathways to Biological Convergence and Genetic Therapies – Request for Applications

SFARI Mission The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. Grants awarded through this request for applications (RFA) are intended to improve our understanding of the molecular and cellular consequences… Read more »

Canadian Celiac Association Dr. J. A. Campbell Young Investigator Award

The Dr. J. A. Campbell Young Investigator Award of $5,000 for any kind of research into Celiac Disease and / or Gluten Sensitivity is available to students and those who have recently completed degrees. For the next three years, CCA is particularly interested in research that is geared towards investigating vulnerable populations or under-investigated communities… Read more »

Genome Canada Climate-Smart Agriculture And Food Systems Genomics Initiative Stage 3 – Full Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Climate change poses a significant risk to our agricultural systems, impacting the availability of food and other vital resources, from… Read more »

Genome Canada Climate-Smart Agriculture And Food Systems Genomics Initiative Stage 2 – Letter of Intent

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Climate change poses a significant risk to our agricultural systems, impacting the availability of food and other vital resources, from… Read more »

Genome Canada Climate-Smart Agriculture And Food Systems Genomics Initiative Stage 1 – Registration

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Climate change poses a significant risk to our agricultural systems, impacting the availability of food and other vital resources, from… Read more »

Geoffrey Ogram Memorial Research Grant

The Geoffrey Ogram Memorial Research Grant (GOMRG) supports advancement in lung cancer research programs that are anywhere in the continuum from basic, high impact discovery to translational work of direct relevance to the clinic and beyond. The goal of the GOMRG program is to provide a mechanism for scientists to study innovations and accelerate the… Read more »

MITACS Globalink Research Award (GRA) Ukraine

Mitacs has recently signed an agreement with the Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine that extends our pre-existing partnership with them. This new collaboration on the Globalink Research Award (GRA) program now allows Canadian institutions to submit projects and host Ukrainian interns. These projects don’t count in the allocation system and don’t require any… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Grants – Stage 2

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Partnership Grant Program is a two-stage application process. Those invited to submit a Stage 2 Partnership Grant application will have submitted a successful Stage 1 application. Partnership… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. These grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage with participants on research issues of value to them. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant can… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, NSERC Discovery, and NSERC RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants

Academic Units have assumed responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, NSERC Discovery, and NSERC RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their review… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC invites applications for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) to Canada’s young people, particularly to under-represented groups in NSE careers, including girls and Indigenous peoples.* Taking equity and diversity into account, NSERC may support additional meritorious applications that focus on under-represented groups if sufficient funds become available. PromoScience supports activities and content… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

A process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grant – (2023 competition) – Application

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grants – (2023 competition) – NOI

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

Alzheimer Society Research Program Proof of Concept Grant – Full Application

We are pleased to share that the application process for the Proof of Concept Grant, the cornerstone of innovation and excellence in the Alzheimer Society Research Program is now open! The Proof of Concept Grant provides $100,000 over up to 3 years to support investigators with innovative, high-risk, high-yield hypotheses about dementia. The Alzheimer Society… Read more »

Alzheimer Society Research Program Proof of Concept Grant – Letter of Intent

We are pleased to share that the application process for the Proof of Concept Grant, the cornerstone of innovation and excellence in the Alzheimer Society Research Program is now open! The Proof of Concept Grant provides $100,000 over up to 3 years to support investigators with innovative, high-risk, high-yield hypotheses about dementia. The Alzheimer Society… Read more »

Pfizer Global Medical Grants: Addressing the Needs of Patients with Mental Health Issues and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases – RFP

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding a… Read more »

The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research

The prestigious Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research is awarded each year to an outstanding rising star researcher in the field of mental health, to recognize, encourage and support them as they pursue their research interests and goals. The annual national prize provides $100,000 in funding to Canadian early-career researchers with a demonstrated track record… Read more »

Advancing Research on Care & Outcome Measurement 2.0 (ARCOM-2) – Full Application

Brain Canada is pleased to be partnering with Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ) to launch the Advancing Research on Care and Outcome Measurement 2.0 (ARCOM-2) funding program, an international and collaborative competition aimed at addressing significant gaps in care and outcome measurement and providing an opportunity to advance research so that care providers can ensure that they… Read more »

Advancing Research on Care & Outcome Measurement 2.0 (ARCOM-2) – LOI

Brain Canada is pleased to be partnering with Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ) to launch the Advancing Research on Care and Outcome Measurement 2.0 (ARCOM-2) funding program, an international and collaborative competition aimed at addressing significant gaps in care and outcome measurement and providing an opportunity to advance research so that care providers can ensure that they… Read more »

Pfizer Global Medical Grants RFP: Improving the Care of Patients with Disorders of Impaired Growth

The International Coalition of Organizations Supporting Endocrine Patients (ICOSEP) and Pfizer Global Medical Grants (Pfizer) are collaborating to offer a new grant opportunity seeking proposals to improve the care of patients with disorders of impaired growth. ICOSEP’s mission is to unite all types of endocrine groups, associations, societies and online entities, into one comprehensive and… Read more »

NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR – Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)

The Government of Canada has announced special funding, in the form of supplements to existing research grants, that will provide relief and assistance to research trainees from Ukraine. The Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) is administered by Canada’s three federal research funding agencies – the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering… Read more »

CIHR HostSeq Fellowship

The CGEn HostSeq/CIHR Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will support highly-qualified postdoctoral trainees whose research involves the study of human genetics and the challenges of COVID-19 disease in Canada using bioinformatic approaches. Successful applicants to the Fellowship Program must apply for access to and use CGEn’s host genome sequencing (HostSeq) Databank to support their postdoctoral research… Read more »

Team Grant : CIHR-JDRF Type 1 Diabetes and Precision Medicine – Full Application

Precision medicine is an important “approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle”1. Often described as the provision of the right treatment for the right patient at the right time, precision medicine focuses on integrating multidimensional data about genetic, molecular, and environmental factors to improve disease… Read more »

Team Grant : CIHR-JDRF Type 1 Diabetes and Precision Medicine – Registration

Precision medicine is an important “approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle”1. Often described as the provision of the right treatment for the right patient at the right time, precision medicine focuses on integrating multidimensional data about genetic, molecular, and environmental factors to improve disease… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: Psilocybin-assisted Psychotherapy – Full Application

The Canadian Drug and Substances Strategy (CDSS) is the Government of Canada’s comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate, and evidence based approach to addressing drug and substance policy including innovative approaches to treatment and harm reduction. The current funding opportunity will expand the evidence base around psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to inform practical policies and regulations that aim to improve… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant : Psilocybin-assisted Psychotherapy – Registration

The Canadian Drug and Substances Strategy (CDSS) is the Government of Canada’s comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate, and evidence based approach to addressing drug and substance policy including innovative approaches to treatment and harm reduction. The current funding opportunity will expand the evidence base around psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to inform practical policies and regulations that aim to improve… Read more »

CCS Health Equity Research Grants – Advancing a more accessible and inclusive cancer care system – Full Application

CCS Health Equity Research Grants – Advancing a more accessible and inclusive cancer care system The purpose of this funding program is to support research projects that seek to advance cancer-related health equity. Projects must be collaborative, co-created by people both affected by cancer and by structural marginalization, and designed to address the systemic, structural,… Read more »

CCS Health Equity Research Grants – Advancing a more accessible and inclusive cancer care system – Registration

CCS Health Equity Research Grants – Advancing a more accessible and inclusive cancer care system The purpose of this funding program is to support research projects that seek to advance cancer-related health equity. Projects must be collaborative, co-created by people both affected by cancer and by structural marginalization, and designed to address the systemic, structural,… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant : Clinical Trials Projects – Full Application

The 2021 Federal Budget announced funding for CIHR’s Clinical Trials Fund (CTF), an integral component of Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy (BLSS). In support of this, the CTF will provide funding through three specific vehicles: platforms with the development of a pan-Canadian Clinical Trials Consortium; people with the funding of training platforms; and, projects through the funding of… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant : Clinical Trials Projects – Registration

The 2021 Federal Budget announced funding for CIHR’s Clinical Trials Fund (CTF), an integral component of Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy (BLSS). In support of this, the CTF will provide funding through three specific vehicles: platforms with the development of a pan-Canadian Clinical Trials Consortium; people with the funding of training platforms; and, projects through the funding of… Read more »

CIHR Training Grant : Clinical Trials Training Platforms – Full Application

The 2021 Federal Budget announced funding for CIHR’s Clinical Trials Fund (CTF), an integral component of Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy (BLSS). In support of this, the CTF will provide funding through three specific vehicles: platforms with the development of a pan-Canadian Clinical Trials Consortium; people with the funding of training platforms; and, projects through the funding of… Read more »

CIHR Training Grant: Clinical Trials Training Platforms – Registration

The 2021 Federal Budget announced funding for CIHR’s Clinical Trials Fund (CTF), an integral component of Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy (BLSS). In support of this, the CTF will provide funding through three specific vehicles: platforms with the development of a pan-Canadian Clinical Trials Consortium; people with the funding of training platforms; and, projects through the funding of… Read more »

Pfizer Global Medical Grants 2022 Growth Hormone Research RFP

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted general Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding… Read more »

Pfizer Global Medical Grants Inflammatory Bowel Disease RFP

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding a… Read more »

Training Grant : Patient-Oriented Research Training Grant – Health System Stream

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them.  The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners, including patients (a term inclusive of individuals with personal… Read more »

Equity in Access to Cancer Cachexia Clinical Trials RFP

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding a… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2022 – Application

Both stages (the NOI and Full Application) must be submitted on both the Memorial Researcher Portal (for institutional approval) as well as the Convergence Portal. The NOI must be submitted in the Memorial Researcher Portal/Convergence Portal for institutional approval/submission to sponsor no later than June 20, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (NST) The Full Application must be… Read more »

Pre-announcement: Transforming Health with Integrated Care (THINC) – Implementation Science Teams Grants

The Transforming Health with Integrated Care (THINC) Implementation Science Team (IST) Grants funding opportunity focuses on improving our understanding of how to implement, evaluate, adapt, and/or spread/scale evidence-informed integrated care policies and interventions that encompass intersectoral collaborations within and/or beyond the formal health care delivery system in order to advance the Quadruple Aim and health equity (sometimes known as… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant: Pan-Canadian Clinical Trials Consortium – Full application

CIHR will schedule a collaboration call with those who submitted an LOI, on May 30th, 2022, to explore collaborations across teams. It is mandatory for all Nominated Principal Applicants (NPAs) who submitted an LOI to attend this call. Linkage Tool CIHR is providing a linkage tool that is intended to facilitate connections and collaborations (domestically… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant : Pan-Canadian Clinical Trials Consortium – Letter of Intent

CIHR will schedule a collaboration call with those who submitted an LOI, on May 30th, 2022, to explore collaborations across teams. It is mandatory for all Nominated Principal Applicants (NPAs) who submitted an LOI to attend this call. Linkage Tool CIHR is providing a linkage tool that is intended to facilitate connections and collaborations (domestically… Read more »

2022 ALS Canada – Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program

The 2022 ALS Canada – Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program consists of two streams that will fund novel and innovative research approaches, supported by sound rationale and a feasible experimental plan: Stream 1 : Aimed at nurturing novel ideas looking to obtain preliminary data or to pursue ideas supported by very early data signals. Up… Read more »

CCS Inclusive Excellence Prize

CCS Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research – Inclusive Excellence Prize nominations open until June 15, 2022 The Canadian Cancer Society has recognized individuals who have made, and are making, valuable contributions to the cancer research ecosystem in Canada since 1993 through our Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research. Several months ago, we launched the… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) – full application

The Discovery Horizons program provides NSERC’s entry-point to the tri-agency interdisciplinary peer-review mechanism. It supports Discovery research projects that would significantly benefit from being assessed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee, and aims to: – answer NSE research questions that are best addressed through interdisciplinary approaches – advance NSE disciplines through cross fertilization and… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) – Letter of Intent

The Discovery Horizons program provides NSERC’s entry-point to the tri-agency interdisciplinary peer-review mechanism. It supports Discovery research projects that would significantly benefit from being assessed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee, and aims to: – answer NSE research questions that are best addressed through interdisciplinary approaches – advance NSE disciplines through cross fertilization and… Read more »

Pfizer Global Medical Grants – RFP in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Request for Proposals (RFP) Addressing Diagnostic Challenges for Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate Spring 2022 call for proposals

Mitacs Elevate provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations. This call, we have increased postdoctoral funding from $60,000 per year to $80,000 per year for two-year research projects in key priority sectors. We are accepting proposals in seven thematic areas, including four from last year. The complete list of priority… Read more »

Vichy Exposome Grant

The Vichy Exposome Grant set up by Vichy Laboratoires consists of nine regional research grants & one publication prize to promote and encourage research into the skin exposome. Terms and conditions – Research Grants Applications must consist of research projects in the field of exposome. Applications may include projects dealing with healthy skin, skin ageing and human… Read more »

Stroke Clinical Research Catalyst Grants – Full Application

Together, Brain Canada, the Canadian Stroke Consortium, and Heart &Stroke are pleased to launch the 2022 Stroke Clinical Research Catalyst Grant program. This funding opportunity will provide seed funding to develop new lines of research and generate preliminary data that would support successful applications to larger grants from granting agencies, while broadening the researcher’s clinical… Read more »

Stroke Clinical Research Catalyst Grants – Registration

Together, Brain Canada, the Canadian Stroke Consortium, and Heart &Stroke are pleased to launch the 2022 Stroke Clinical Research Catalyst Grant program. This funding opportunity will provide seed funding to develop new lines of research and generate preliminary data that would support successful applications to larger grants from granting agencies, while broadening the researcher’s clinical… Read more »

Addressing Racism and Discrimination in Canada’s Health Systems Program

The program guidelines (https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/corporate/about-health-canada/funding/addressing-racism-discrimination-canada-health-systems-program.html) note that there can only be one application submitted per eligible organization. Given there is an institutional quota, Memorial University must have a mechanism through which to review planned projects in order to submit an application by the Sponsor deadline of May 15th. If you wish to submit an application to… Read more »

Pre-announcement: Transforming Health with Integrated Care (THINC) – Implementation Science Teams Grants

The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) in partnership with the CIHR Institute of Aging (IA), Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), Institute of Gender and Health (IGH), Institute of Genetics (IG), Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA), the Strategy for… Read more »

Pre-announcement: Policy Research for Health System Transformation

CIHR and partners are pleased to announce the launch of the Policy Research for Health System Transformation grants. The funding opportunity is led by the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR), in partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), the Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH), the Centre for Research on Pandemic… Read more »

Pre-announcement of the Clinical Trials Fund (CTF)

CIHR is pleased to provide this pre-announcement of the Clinical Trials Fund (CTF) in order to allow the research community time to prepare and respond to what will be an expedited process. This $250 million funding opportunity over 3 years stems from 2021 Federal Budget announcements and in the first phase, is an integral component of Canada’s Biomanufacturing… Read more »

Azrieli Science Grants Program – “New Ideas to Advance Knowledge in Neurodevelopment” – Full Application

Funding Opportunity Announcement-2022 Since its establishment in 1989, the Azrieli Foundation has supported eight key priority areas, including basic and clinical biomedical research. Our goal is to advance discoveries and novel approaches that address the core of challenging issues in medicine and society, including for neurodevelopmental conditions. We are pleased to announce our 2022 Request… Read more »

Azrieli Science Grants Program – “New Ideas to Advance Knowledge in Neurodevelopment” – Letter of Intent

Funding Opportunity Announcement-2022 Since its establishment in 1989, the Azrieli Foundation has supported eight key priority areas, including basic and clinical biomedical research. Our goal is to advance discoveries and novel approaches that address the core of challenging issues in medicine and society, including for neurodevelopmental conditions. We are pleased to announce our 2022 Request… Read more »

Parkinson Canada Digital Health Application Grant

The Parkinson Canada Research Program funds research into the cure, cause, progression, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson’s disease, related disorders including Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), other Parkinson’s conditions and the impact these diseases have on society. The intent of this Program is to enhance and evaluate a health app that… Read more »

UArctic Partnership – Research and Engagement Fund

Research plays an important role in informing decisions and actions for issues affecting Northern regions. In recognition of Memorial University’s commitment to respective, ethical, and deeply collaborative partnerships with Indigenous and Northern people and UArctic values, the Indigenous and Northern Collaborative Research and Education Engagement Fund: researchers to establish new relationships or strengthen existing ones… Read more »

UArctic Partnership – Relationship Development Fund

Recognizing Memorial University’s obligation to ensure that researchers engage with the Northern and Indigenous people in a respectful, ethical, and deeply collaborative way in keeping with the Memorial University’s Policy on Research Impacting Indigenous Groups, we are pleased to launch the Indigenous and Northern Relationship Development Fund. The purpose of this fund is to help researchers… Read more »

Brain Canada Rising Stars Trainee Awards

Supporting the next generation of brain researchers in Canada is needed to ensure the success of the Canadian brain research ecosystem. The Brain Canada Rising Stars Trainee Awards aim to recognize the excellent research being conducted at Canadian institutions by graduate students (M.Sc., Ph.D.), postdoctoral fellows, and residents in all fields spanning neuroscience research. 2022… Read more »

2022-23 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is designed to support world-class postdoctoral researchers. The fellowship provides $70,000 per year for two years. The program is open to both Canadian and international researchers who have recently completed a PhD, PhD- equivalent, or health professional degree. Applications must be completed in full collaboration with the proposed host institution…. Read more »

Vitamin Research Fund

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) is a transnational institute that will serve as a global hub for ocean exploration, discovery and co-creation of solutions for safe and sustainable ocean development. Funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), the OFI will link and leverage Canadian resources and expertise with those of world-leading international partners… Read more »

Canadian Cancer Society Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming Low Survival Cancers – Full Application

The Canadian Cancer Society and partners are excited to announce the upcoming launch of a new funding opportunity, the CCS Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming Low Survival Cancers. These grants will bring together the sharpest minds and research talent from across Canada and beyond, combining scientific and clinical expertise, with lived experience in a collaborative interdisciplinary… Read more »

Canadian Cancer Society Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming Low Survival Cancers – Letter of Intent

The Canadian Cancer Society and partners are excited to announce the upcoming launch of a new funding opportunity, the CCS Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming Low Survival Cancers. These grants will bring together the sharpest minds and research talent from across Canada and beyond, combining scientific and clinical expertise, with lived experience in a collaborative interdisciplinary… Read more »

Canadian Cancer Society Accelerator Grants – Full Application

The overarching goal of this funding program is to accelerate the application of high-quality evidence that is meaningful to people affected by cancer in the near term (i.e. 2-5 years). Through CCS Accelerator Grants, we will support research that addresses one of the following: Synthesis Grants: Applications that aim to synthesize existing evidence (both qualitative… Read more »

Canadian Cancer Society Accelerator Grants – Registration

The overarching goal of this funding program is to accelerate the application of high-quality evidence that is meaningful to people affected by cancer in the near term (i.e. 2-5 years). Through CCS Accelerator Grants, we will support research that addresses one of the following: Synthesis Grants: Applications that aim to synthesize existing evidence (both qualitative… Read more »

Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) Université Côte d’Azur

Université Côte d’Azur (France – travel to Canada and travel from Canada) Deadline: May 2 to June 17, 2022 Intern level: Master’s or PhD students, or postdoctoral fellows. Full-time senior undergraduate are accepted only for travel from Canada. Themes: All disciplines Eligible institutions: Université Côté D’Azur (UCA) Co-funding: No financial contribution is required from the… Read more »

Brain Tumour Research Feature Grant: Pediatrics, GBM and Quality of Life

We are currently seeking outstanding researchers conducting research relevant to Pediatrics, GBM and Quality of Life. All such proposals will be given serious consideration that are Brain Tumour related.  Applications can be from multidisciplinary teams or individual investigators. Multidisciplinary collaborations are encouraged, yet applications must be submitted by the lead investigator. Applications will be considered… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant : Indigenous Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative Cohort Research Study (I-HeLTI)

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for more than 60% of deaths globally, and 80% of NCD deaths occur in countries that have experienced rapid changes in population demographics (over 2 to 4 generations) and environments, including urbanization, lifestyle changes and changes in diet1. To address these issues, CIHR developed Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI), which follows… Read more »

Pre-announcement: Policy Research for Health System Transformation

CIHR and partners are pleased to announce the launch of the Policy Research for Health System Transformation grants. The funding opportunity is led by the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR), in partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), the Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH), the Centre for Research on Pandemic… Read more »

Canada Gairdner Momentum Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Canada Gairdner Momentum Award annually recognizes 2 mid-career investigators (typically 10-15 years past their first independent research appointment) working in Canada who in their last 6 active years have produced exceptional scientific research… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. It comprises a fourth entity (along with the… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The fellowship of the RSC comprises over 2000 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field. These are distinguished men and women from all branches of learning who… Read more »

Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Election to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) is one of the highest professional honours accorded an engineer. Fellows have distinguished themselves in different sectors including business, academia and government and in… Read more »

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Call for Nominations: The annual AFMC award cycle begins with the call for nominations which is issued at the beginning of July each year. Information… Read more »

American Diabetes Association National Scientific Achievement awards (includes Banting Medal)

National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Award Presented to recognize and honor individuals in the diabetes scientific and medical community, the American Diabetes Association’s National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards recognized individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership.  Specifically, these awards honor those individuals who have made significant contributions through their outstanding career achievements and support in the areas… Read more »

CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI), for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes are among the highest honours that can be bestowed on an individual or team for excellence in health research and its translation into… Read more »

National Humanities Center Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Each year, the National Humanities Center welcomes up to forty scholars from across the humanities and all over the world.  During their time in residence, Fellows are given the freedom to work on… Read more »

Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes outstanding and award winning scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its non-partisan dialogue. Each year, the Center hosts around 160… Read more »

Gairdner Foundation International Awards and Wightman Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Canada Gairdner Awards celebrate the world’s best biomedical and global health researchers through seven annual awards. The Gairdner Foundation was established in 1957 with the main goal of recognizing and rewarding… Read more »

Molson Prizes

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program. Two Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes, in the amount of $50,000 each, are awarded annually to distinguished individuals (one in the arts and one in the social sciences and humanities). The prizes are intended to encourage… Read more »

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Highest Honour The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province. The object of the Order is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and… Read more »

Sloan Research Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and… Read more »

Brain Canada/Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM) Quantum Leap Program

Together with the Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM), Brain Canada is pleased to share an upcoming funding opportunity for Canadian researchers. CQDM’s Quantum Leap pharma-led funding program for drug discovery research aims to support innovative translational biopharmaceutical research projects that are at advanced stages of development and that have the potential to improve, facilitate and/or… Read more »

Arctic Inspiration Prize

The Arctic Inspiration Prize Charitable Trust was settled in December 2015 to establish northern ownership of the AIP. It is led by a majority of northern Trustees who govern and ensure the long-term sustainability of the AIP. Through the Trust, with an endowment of approximately $50 million, the AIP is led and owned by its… Read more »

Guggenheim Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Fellowships are awarded through two annual competitions: one open to citizens and permanent residents of the United… Read more »

Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation Awards (CSCI)

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Distinguished Scientist Lecture and Award TERMS OF REFERENCE Eligibility – A Canadian MD or PhD medical Scientist who has made significant contributions to new knowledge and is generally recognized in her/his field as… Read more »

Chemical Institute of Canada /CSChE Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The CSChE gives awards to recognize professionals who have made outstanding contributions to chemical engineering. The Award in Design and Industrial Practice is presented for innovative design or production activities accomplished in Canada…. Read more »

Pfizer Global Medical Grants RFP – Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding a… Read more »

Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA) 2023 – Full application

The Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA) is accepting Preliminary Research Proposals (PRP) for consideration by the organization’s Health Research Committee. The goal of the PRP is to allow WBANA to determine if the proposed Project fits within the organization’s scope of interests and available funding. Researchers may submit more than one PRP. WBANA will consider providing support… Read more »

Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA) 2023 – Preliminary Research Proposals (PRP)

The Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA) is accepting Preliminary Research Proposals (PRP) for consideration by the organization’s Health Research Committee. The goal of the PRP is to allow WBANA to determine if the proposed Project fits within the organization’s scope of interests and available funding. Researchers may submit more than one PRP. WBANA will consider providing support… Read more »