Posts Categorized: Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery

Vitamin Research Fund

NOTE: Submission of applications to the Vitamin Research Fund will be done via Memorial Researcher Portal. Email address for inquiries on ALL INTERNAL GRANT APPLICATIONS: internalgrants@mun.ca. 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…. Read more »

NARSAD Young Investigator Grants

Young Investigator Grants provide each scientist with up to $35,000 per year for two years totaling $70,000 to enable promising investigators to either extend research fellowship training or begin careers as independent research faculty. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awarded the first NARSAD Young Investigator Grant in 1987. The goal of the YI program… Read more »

Call for Applications: ARC Research Grants for Research on Aging

Applications are administered through the Aging Research Centre. The new Aging Research Centre (ARC) of Memorial University is pleased to announce its first call for applications to fund researchers and students. Research proposals must be relevant to aging, broadly defined to include a wide range of disciplines, approaches and topics. 2019 ARC Research Grants Up… Read more »

Call for Applications: ARC Graduate Fellowships for Research on Aging

Applications are administered through the Aging Research Centre. The new Aging Research Centre (ARC) of Memorial University is pleased to announce its first call for applications to fund researchers and students. Research proposals must be relevant to aging, broadly defined to include a wide range of disciplines, approaches and topics. 2019 ARC Graduate Fellowships ARC… Read more »

Canadian Liver Foundation Research Grant Program

The Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the following: • Two Operating Grants • Two Summer Studentships Operating Grants • One operating grant may be awarded to a researcher in Canada whose research project is related to liver cancer. • One operating grant may be awarded to a… Read more »

Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants – Letter of Intent

Competition 201903MWL (Letter of Intent) 201911MWP (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-03-19 2019-11-05 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-05-28 2020-03-31 Funding Start Date 2019-06-01 2020-04-01 A key responsibility of Canada’s Federal government is ensuring Canadians are safe and protected. Public safety personnel (PSP) are the backbone of the broad and multi-sectoral system which maintains public safety. PSP… Read more »

Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants – Full Application

Competition 201903MWL (Letter of Intent) 201911MWP (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-03-19 2019-11-05 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-05-28 2020-03-31 Funding Start Date 2019-06-01 2020-04-01 A key responsibility of Canada’s Federal government is ensuring Canadians are safe and protected. Public safety personnel (PSP) are the backbone of the broad and multi-sectoral system which maintains public safety. PSP… Read more »

Early Career investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health (Registration)

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019 Application Deadline: May 14, 2019 This funding opportunity is a collaboration between three CIHR institutes with a goal to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to early career investigators. The program will fund research across the four CIHR research themes (biomedical, clinical, health services,… Read more »

Early Career investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health – Application

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019 Application Deadline: May 14, 2019 This funding opportunity is a collaboration between three CIHR institutes with a goal to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to early career investigators. The program will fund research across the four CIHR research themes (biomedical, clinical, health services,… Read more »

CEEHRC (Epigenetics) Research Consortium – 2019

This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC); a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. CEEHRC is Canada’s contribution to the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC). Epigenetics is the study of changes in the regulation of gene activity and expression that are not dependent on alterations… Read more »

Operating Grant : 9th Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) – PreProposal

Expected timelines The call has a two-step application process (pre-proposal, full proposal) with the following targeted timetable: February 18, 2019 (11:00 CET)  – Submission deadline for pre-proposals Mid April 2019 –  Full proposal invitations sent to project coordinators June 17 2019 (11:00 CET) –  Submission deadline for full proposals Late September 2019 – Final funding decision taken by the funding organisations Mid… Read more »

9th Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) – Full Proposal

Expected timelines The call has a two-step application process (pre-proposal, full proposal) with the following targeted timetable: February 18, 2019 (11:00 CET)  – Submission deadline for pre-proposals Mid April 2019 –  Full proposal invitations sent to project coordinators June 17 2019 (11:00 CET) –  Submission deadline for full proposals Late September 2019 – Final funding decision taken by the funding organisations Mid… Read more »

Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research (NEURON) – Pre-Proposal

NOTE: The pre-proposal submission deadline to the NEURON Joint Call Secretariat is March 11, 2019 14:00 (C.E.T). The ‘Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research’ (NEURON) was established under the ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission. The aim of ERA-NET NEURON is to coordinate and optimize research efforts and funding programmes of its partner countries in the fields… Read more »

Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research (NEURON) – Full Application

NOTE: The pre-proposal submission deadline to the NEURON Joint Call Secretariat is March 11, 2019 14:00 (C.E.T). The ‘Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research’ (NEURON) was established under the ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission. The aim of ERA-NET NEURON is to coordinate and optimize research efforts and funding programmes of its partner countries in the… Read more »

Cancer Research Society Operating Grants

The Cancer Research Society Operating Grants Competition is the principal means by which the Cancer Research Society fulfills its mission to support fundamental, early translational and environment-cancer research on all types of cancer to contribute to the advancement of science aimed at preventing, detecting and treating this disease. This investment aligns with ICR’s strategic plan… Read more »

University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP)

The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 builds on the University’s Research Strategy Framework to support the university’s vision to “… be one of the most distinguished public universities in Canada and beyond…” The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 recommends supporting this vision, in part, through the creation of a fund in support of undergraduate students. Undergraduate research incentive… Read more »

Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund

Competition deadlines: May 1st and November 30th, 5 p.m.* The Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund will seed new, “early days” innovative research projects, provide valuable bridge funding for researchers between grants, and encourage the development of multidisciplinary research activities which align with the priority research themes of the Research Strategy Framework, including oceans-related research. Normally, the… Read more »

John C. Polanyi 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. Created in 2006, the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate

Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding: $60,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training) Exclusive, customized professional development training Long-term collaborative research project with a non-academic partner Deadlines: Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration: January 23, 2019 Intent to Apply is not required to submit an application… Read more »

Accelerate Industrial Postdoc

The new Accelerate industrial postdoc provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit for a postdoctoral fellow in any discipline. Postdoctoral fellows partner with a company or not-for-profit organization and build a longer-term research collaboration Apply their expertise to real-world problems Connect with a potential employer This limited-time offering… Read more »

Transitions in Care – Evaluation Grants

About the CIHR Transitions in Care multi-Institute Initiative The goal of the Transitions in Care (TiC) multi-Institute initiative is to improve the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that transforms the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. About the Evaluation Grants This funding opportunity is part of the TiC Initiative…. Read more »

2019 CAAIF Food Allergy Research Grant

The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable organization, established to increase educational opportunities and research resources for the Canadian Allergy and Immunology community. The 2019 competition will focus on food allergy research and will provide one grant of $25,000. The CAAIF Research Committee will oversee the application review process. The goal… Read more »

Aralez and CAAIF Research Grant in Allergic Rhinitis or Urticaria

The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable organization, established to increase educational opportunities and research resources for the Canadian Allergy and Immunology community. This grant is focused on the study of allergic rhinitis or urticaria and will provide one grant of $50,000. The CAAIF Research Committee will oversee the application review… Read more »

Salary-Based Research Grants Program

Salary-Based Research Grants Program (Researcher Self-funded Opportunity) Competition deadlines:  February 1 and October 1 – 5:00 p.m. This self-funded program opportunity permits, under certain conditions, a researcher to receive a research grant in lieu of their salary, through a mechanism which includes peer review. The grant may be used for all the purposes of a grant-in-aid… Read more »

Discovery Frontiers – Letter of Intent

Application Deadline March 1, 2019 – Letter of Intent May 3, 2019 – Invitation to Apply July 15, 2019 – Application, if invited to apply Discovery Frontiers grants support a limited number of large international activities, opportunities or projects that are of high priority in the context of advanced research in Canada. These are led… Read more »

Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award

A department/division head will be permitted to nominate only one potential applicant during each annual granting cycle. The Banting Research Foundation annually awards the Discovery Award, a grant of up to $25,000, to outstanding new investigators in any area of health and biomedical research who are within the first three years of their independent appointment at a… Read more »

Transformational Research & Rapid Response (Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases)

The Transformational Research: Canada program will now run concurrent with the Rapid Response: Canada Program and both programs will run continuously and more frequently throughout the year. Applicants will be able to apply to the Rapid Response or the Transformational Research program depending on the specifics of the project (e.g., length, budget and preliminary data)… Read more »

Transformational Research & Rapid Response (Parkinson’s & Related Diseases)

The Transformational Research: Canada program will now run concurrent with the Rapid Response: Canada Program and both programs will run continuously and more frequently throughout the year. Applicants will be able to apply to the Rapid Response or the Transformational Research program depending on the specifics of the project (e.g., length, budget and preliminary data)… Read more »

Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award 2019

The Weston Brain Institute supports research that accelerates the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.  To help achieve this, the Institute addresses gaps and inefficiencies in the funding market by supporting high-risk, high-reward translational projects, while leveraging world-class business and scientific expertise in a fast and flexible granting process. Ensuring the world hears… Read more »

Publications Subvention Program

Updated program guidelines and application forms will be posted once available. Competition deadline March 15 & November 15* This program provides financial assistance to scholarly publishing from within the university community.  While all forms of scholarly publication are eligible for support, priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit.  Book chapters and journal articles will… Read more »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a 12-month policy position within a Canadian government host office. Eligible applicants must be: Faculty members at Canadian universities or PhD graduates Canadian citizens or permanent residents (Citizenship requirements may differ for individual host offices; this will be accommodated in the… Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2019) – Registration

Competition 201902JCI Registration Deadline 2019-01-29 Application Deadline 2019-02-26 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-09-04 Funding Start Date 2019-10-01 The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biom edical science. This fifth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease,… Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2019) – Application

Competition 201902JCI Registration Deadline 2019-01-29 Application Deadline 2019-02-26 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-09-04 Funding Start Date 2019-10-01 The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biom edical science. This fifth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease,… Read more »

CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship

Webinar: Thursday, January 10th, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST Webinar link: click here Telecon number (audio for the webinar is provided by telecon): 1-866-827-6872 (1081872#) The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship (for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows) provides highly-qualified doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research (HSPR), or related fields, a… Read more »

Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)

The purpose of the Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) Program is to establish a national network of centres focused on capacity development, research and knowledge translation (KT) centred on Indigenous Peoples (i.e., First Nations, Inuit and Métis). The network of centres is intended to provide supportive research environments for Indigenous health research driven… Read more »

Faculty Mobility Program

Submission of applications to the sponsor is coordinated by RGCS as an institutional endorsement of the applications. The Government of Canada is offering a grant to Canadian professors and researchers to teach or conduct research, for a short period, in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of… Read more »

Team Grant: Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories (I-HeLTI)

This funding opportunity will support teams to build infrastructure and capacity along the continuum of care and prevention from preconception to pregnancy, infancy and early childhood, with a life trajectory perspective relevant to the following research areas: A DOHaD / life trajectory approach; A focus on the prevention of NCDs; and An intervention cohort design…. Read more »

Undergraduate Summer Studentship Award

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide undergraduate students and health professional students with the opportunity to undertake health research projects with established investigators in an environment that provides strong mentorship. The CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA) will provide funding for meritorious applications that are determined to be relevant to… Read more »

Travel Awards – Winter 2019

Through the Institute Community Support (ICS) Program, the CIHR Institutes and Initiatives are launching the ICS Travel Awards competition for students, postdoctoral fellows, new investigators and knowledge users to present their own research at national and international meetings and/or conferences. This ICS Travel Awards competition will not support travel for research skills development or update,… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Full Application

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited for the Canada Foundation for Innovation – John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF).  Guidelines for submission of the CFI JELF EOI/Applications are attached, as well as the required internal sign off form.  More information about this funding program can be found at the following link: http://www.innovation.ca/en/OurFunds/CFIFunds/john-r-evans-leaders-fund If you… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Expression of Interest

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited for the Canada Foundation for Innovation – John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF).  Guidelines for submission of the CFI JELF EOI/Applications are attached, as well as the required internal sign off form.  More information about this funding program can be found at the following link: http://www.innovation.ca/en/OurFunds/CFIFunds/john-r-evans-leaders-fund If you… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

Please contact Jennifer Stevens, j.stevens@mun.ca, with cc to siri@mun.ca, if you have any inquiries regarding the funding opportunity. Register project with SIRI Inquire with Unit Notice of Intent to Apply deadline January 11, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) Application deadline February 14, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) will… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration (Notice of Intent)

Please contact Jennifer Stevens, j.stevens@mun.ca, with cc to siri@mun.ca, if you have any inquiries regarding the funding opportunity. Notice of Intent to Apply deadline January 11, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) Application deadline February 7, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) will invest $275 million over the next five… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

Interested applicants, please note: Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for he sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO. Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadline for  Institutional Review for this competition is: noon, December 21, 2018, to accommodate for the holiday closure.   The objective of the Idea to… Read more »

Parkinson Society Canada Research Funding

Parkinson Canada is pleased to announce the competition of our 2019-2021 Research Program Funding Cycle Important notice to applicants: The new Parkinson Canada online application submission system will help you manage the application process. Returning and new applicants must register and create a user name and password prior to beginning the online application process. Click here… Read more »

Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network – Letter of Intent

Competition 201901SRL (Letter of Intent) 201909SRN (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-01-17 2019-09-26 The goal of the Sepsis Research Network Initiative (the Network) is to fund a single nationally coordinated research network to further understand the causes and improve the prevention, detection and management of sepsis. The Network will bring together experts from different disciplines working… Read more »

Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network

Competition 201901SRL (Letter of Intent) 201909SRN (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-01-17 2019-09-26 The goal of the Sepsis Research Network Initiative (the Network) is to fund a single nationally coordinated research network to further understand the causes and improve the prevention, detection and management of sepsis. The Network will bring together experts from different disciplines working… Read more »

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) – Innovation Fund (IF) Internal call for Expressions of Interest

This opportunity is administered by Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Inquiries can be directed to Pam White, pwhite@mun.ca.  It is anticipated that the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will launch an Innovation Fund (IF) competition in 2019. In preparation for this call, Memorial University is now seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI). For past IF opportunities, the… Read more »

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition – Notice of Intent

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIA) competition. The GIA program supports research on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This research program helps advance prevention, treatments, health policy and, ultimately find cures. Grants support research projects with a defined objective, conducted by an investigator working alone or in… Read more »

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIA) competition. The GIA program supports research on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This research program helps advance prevention, treatments, health policy and, ultimately find cures. Grants support research projects with a defined objective, conducted by an investigator working alone or in… Read more »

Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program

The Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, offered in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada. The call for applications will close on… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – New Collaborations Program

There is an institutional quota of 5 applications per member institution. Please contact RGCS at fundingopp@mun.ca if you are intending to submit an application to this competition. The France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF) acts to promote and develop Franco-Canadian scientific and academic exchanges of excellence in every field of research. It is designed to support new collaborative scientific… Read more »

CFN 2019 Summer Student Awards – Letter of Intent

CFN Summer Student Awards go to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in a degree program at a Canadian university. During the summer they work under supervisors on research related to improving care for older Canadians living with frailty, and also complete modules of the CFN Interdisciplinary Training Program. This is the seventh cohort of Summer Students,… Read more »

CFN 2019 Summer Student Awards – Full Application

CFN Summer Student Awards go to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in a degree program at a Canadian university. During the summer they work under supervisors on research related to improving care for older Canadians living with frailty, and also complete modules of the CFN Interdisciplinary Training Program. This is the seventh cohort of Summer Students,… Read more »

CFN Interdisciplinary Fellowships -Letter of Intent

For graduate and PhD students, post-docs and working professionals, the one-year CFN Interdisciplinary Fellowships are an interdisciplinary, experiential program offered in partnership with member institutions and partners across the country. The 2019 cohort period runs from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020. This is the seventh cohort of Fellows, and to-date CFN has funded 61… Read more »

CFN Interdisciplinary Fellowships – Full Application

For graduate and PhD students, post-docs and working professionals, the one-year CFN Interdisciplinary Fellowships are an interdisciplinary, experiential program offered in partnership with member institutions and partners across the country. The 2019 cohort period runs from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020. This is the seventh cohort of Fellows, and to-date CFN has funded 61… Read more »

Targeted Engagement Grants

The Defence Engagement Program (DEP) at the Department of National Defence is now accepting applications for the second round of Targeted Engagement Grants for Fiscal Year 2018-2019. These DEP grants provide non-recurring financial support, up to a maximum of $50,000, for projects that can include conferences, roundtables, workshops, publications, and other scholarly activities. The DEP… Read more »

Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund

This grant opportunity is administered by the Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development. The Harris Centre is accepting Expressions of Interest for our exciting Southwest Coast Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund. Funding will support research that impacts the sustainability of the Southwest Coast that falls within the following themes: Embracing the Aging Population… Read more »

Innovation Grants

Innovation Grants support the highest quality creative problem solving in cancer research. The goal of the Innovation program is to support the development and testing of unconventional concepts and approaches to address problems in cancer research, enhance our understanding of cancer, and generate new approaches to confront the challenges we face in defeating cancer. Budgets… Read more »

Innovation to Impact Grants

This program is designed to support the logical next steps of a positive, innovative, ‘high risk/high reward’ research grant, with the goal of working towards or achieving a significant impact on cancer. The Innovation to Impact Grants are designed to continue the CCS funding pipeline between successful Innovation and Impact Grants. Applicants are cautioned to… Read more »

Travel Awards

Coming soon, these awards are intended to defray the travel costs associated with making a scientific presentation as a first author or presenter at a conference, symposium or other appropriate professional meeting. PhD or MD/PhD students, and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows are eligible to apply. It is anticipated that up to 10 Travel Awards will be awarded… Read more »

President’s Award for Outstanding Research

This competition is no longer administered by RGCS. Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. The deadline for nominations and applications is November 1*. Up to two awards are normally made in any one year to full-time faculty members who have tenure or tenure-track appointments and who have received a… Read more »

Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Terra Nova Young Innovators Award –         Competition deadline November 19, 2018 –         This award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific proposal has real potential for a significant impact on society. –         Faculty members who… Read more »

Resource Allocation Competitions

Memorial researchers interested in applying to this competition are encouraged to contact ACENET for assistance in preparing applications: Greg Lukeman Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, ACENET 902.867.2476 | www.ace-net.ca | @computeatlantic Oliver Stueker Research Consultant, ACENET oliver.stueker@ace-net.ca The Compute Canada federation invites researchers to apply to the annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC). These competitions… Read more »

Northern Scientific Training Program

This program offers supplementary funding to assist students in the completion of research projects in the North.  Graduate and senior undergraduate students from any discipline who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents may apply in conjunction with their faculty supervisor. Undergraduate and Graduate students who meet the program eligibility requirements, under the supervision of a… Read more »

Movember Discovery Grants – Registration

Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is offering a limited number of Movember Discovery Grants. This funding scheme aims to support novel and innovative prostate cancer research. The Discovery Grant program will: allow investigators, both junior and more established, to pursue new avenues of exploration allow applications from all areas of prostate cancer research fund applications that… Read more »

Movember Discovery Grants – Application

Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is offering a limited number of Movember Discovery Grants. This funding scheme aims to support novel and innovative prostate cancer research. The Discovery Grant program will: allow investigators, both junior and more established, to pursue new avenues of exploration allow applications from all areas of prostate cancer research fund applications that… Read more »

SPOR Summit 2018 Patient Travel Awards

Prior to preparing an application, applicants must have been pre-identified and invited to attend the 2018 SPOR Summit. Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is an initiative that puts patients first. SPOR provides the evidence needed to inform the development of health policies and improve the health care system. It is about putting scientific discoveries into practice,… Read more »

CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award

Demographic shifts toward an aging population, rapid urbanization, climate change, the growing burden of chronic diseases, and widening health inequities within and between countries are but a few of the complex problems facing Canada and other nations. To tackle these problems, we need relevant, high quality and timely population and public health evidence. These complex… Read more »

Master’s Award: 2018-2019 (Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships)

The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in a health related field at a Canadian institution. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. For detailed information, visit Tri-Agency Harmonization of the Canada… Read more »

Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Teams – Letter of Intent

Competition 201811MOT (Letter of Intent) 201909MRT (Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-11-20 2019-09-24 The Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: A Focus on Function and Translation (CMI2) will build on previous research investments by CIHR, including the Canadian Microbiome Initiative, which included both the CIHR-III Catalyst Grants in Human Microbiome Research and the Emerging Team Grants: Canadian Microbiome Initiative and the Joint Programme Initiative,… Read more »

Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Teams – Full Application

Competition 201811MOT (Letter of Intent) 201909MRT (Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-11-20 2019-09-24 The Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: A Focus on Function and Translation (CMI2) will build on previous research investments by CIHR, including the Canadian Microbiome Initiative, which included both the CIHR-III Catalyst Grants in Human Microbiome Research and the Emerging Team Grants: Canadian Microbiome Initiative and the Joint Programme Initiative,… 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 »

Project Grant: Spring 2019 Competition – Registration

A new 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 Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Project Grant: Spring 2019 competition – Full Application

A new 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 Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme

Awards are paid directly to the awardees and not required to be administered by the institution. As such, RGCS Institutional Review and Approval are not required, however please note the following: – Graduate students wishing to apply for this opportunity are encouraged to contact the School of Graduate Studies to ensure there are no conflicts… Read more »

2019 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) Competition

Key dates: Launch of competition September 10th, 2018 Application deadline November 9th, 2018, 11:59 pm ET Announcement of results May 2019 Commencement of funding July 2019 Funding information Doctoral Amount: $22,000/year Duration: 3 years Eligibility: Within first 18 months of PhD program Postdoctoral Amount: $41,500/year (PhD) | $51,500/year (MD) Duration: 2 years Eligibility: Within 18 months of obtaining PhD (extension may be given to… Read more »

Team Grant: Transitions in Care

The goal of the Transitions in Care (TiC) CIHR multi-Institute initiative is to improve the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that transforms the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. About the TiC Team Grants This funding opportunity is one of several planned as part of the Transition in… Read more »

2019 CIHR-ICRH/CTS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences

The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH) and the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) partner on an annual Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of respiratory sciences both in Canada and internationally. The award is presented to the selected candidate each year at the… Read more »

Computational Science Fellowship

The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Weston Brain Institute Computational Science Fellowship program is a collaboration between the two organizations with the goal of supporting research that will apply sophisticated computational approaches and expertise to advance therapeutic development for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. Funding Available: Two 18-month fellowships of US$150,000 each for salary support and… Read more »

Kidney Foundation of Canada – Allied Health Research Granting Competition 2019

The applicant must submit a PDF copy of the full application (including all addenda and signatures) by email to chris.marquis@kidney.ca no later than October 15, 2018 by 11:59 pm EST. The purpose of the Allied Health Research Grant is to encourage research relevant to clinical practice in the areas of nephrology and organ donation. Preference will be given… Read more »

Geroscience Demonstration Grants

As Canada’s demographic continues to shift with the population of those over age sixty-five increasing to historic levels and those over 85 increasing even more, it is expected that the prevalence of age-related chronic diseases will increase significantly. Since prevalence increases exponentially with age, it is crucial to have a better understanding of how the… Read more »

Prader-Willi Syndrome Research – Letter of Intent

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting research to advance the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), announces the availability of funds to support innovative research relevant to PWS. FPWR is particularly interested in supporting projects that will lead to new treatments to alleviate the symptoms associated with PWS…. Read more »

Prader-Willi Syndrome Research

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting research to advance the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), announces the availability of funds to support innovative research relevant to PWS. FPWR is particularly interested in supporting projects that will lead to new treatments to alleviate the symptoms associated with PWS…. Read more »

Human Immunology Initiative: Research Teams (LOI)

Deficiencies in the immune system, either genetic or acquired, are key contributors to most chronic conditions and diseases. Our understanding of the immune system and of new preventive and therapeutic approaches is due, in large part, to the use of animal models (mostly mice). However, the animal and human immune systems are often very different…. Read more »

Human Immunology Initiative: Research Teams

Deficiencies in the immune system, either genetic or acquired, are key contributors to most chronic conditions and diseases. Our understanding of the immune system and of new preventive and therapeutic approaches is due, in large part, to the use of animal models (mostly mice). However, the animal and human immune systems are often very different…. Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC’s PromoScience Program offers financial support for organizations working with young Canadians to promote an understanding of science and engineering (including mathematics and technology). Organizations may request funds for up to three years at a time. PromoScience supports hands-on learning experiences for young students and their teachers. Grants may be used to cover improvements to… Read more »

Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North: Team Grants (Letter of Intent)

Competition 201810FCN (Step 1 – Letter of Intent) 201904FCC (Step 2 – Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-10-25 2019-04-03 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-02-19 2019-07-17 Funding Start Date 2019-02-01 2019-07-01 The overall goal of the Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North Initiative is to support research that will provide a deeper understanding of… Read more »

Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases (Letter of Intent)

Competition 201809NGG (Step 1: Letter of Intent) 201906NGR (Step 2: Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-09-25 2019-06-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2018-12-18 2019-10-03 Funding Start Date 2018-12-01 2019-09-01 The CIHR Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases grant represents the Canadian contribution to the broader international network for social science research on infectious diseases. In… Read more »

Early Career Investigator Awards in Circulatory and Respiratory Health

The 2018 Early Career Investigator Awards in Circulatory and Respiratory Health provide recipients with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and conducting research in any one of the ICRH mandate areas. These awards are designed to provide protected time for early career investigators to undertake research relevant to the ICRH mandate by… Read more »

Cannabis & PTSD Treatment in Military Personnel & Veterans

The purpose of this directed funding opportunity is to support a clinical study designed to examine the efficacy and safety of cannabis as a mental and /or physical health intervention for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and veterans. PTSD is one of the most prevalent, chronic, and disabling disorders amongst… Read more »

Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-08-23 Application Deadline 2018-10-02 CIHR and other funding agencies have invested heavily in the establishment of cohorts and databases, and as a result many high quality datasets exist containing information on populations, health systems, patient information and biospecimens. These datasets contain a wealth of information and have the potential to answer research questions… Read more »

Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts – Full Application

Registration Deadline 2018-08-23 Application Deadline 2018-10-02 CIHR and other funding agencies have invested heavily in the establishment of cohorts and databases, and as a result many high quality datasets exist containing information on populations, health systems, patient information and biospecimens. These datasets contain a wealth of information and have the potential to answer research questions… Read more »

CIHR Fellowship

Note to applicants: 1) This opportunity is submitted using CIHR’s e-approval process which means that they must be “submitted” on ResearchNet by the internal MUN deadline as the applications will then be routed to RGCS for review and e-submission to CIHR; 2) Sponsor assessments (required element of the applications) must be uploaded by the sponsors at least 48 hours… Read more »