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In This Week's Issue

• An upcoming NSERC Engage/CRD Workshop

• An announcement from NSERC regarding the JSPS Invitation Fellowship program

• Funding Opportunities from NSERC, CIHR, and the Department for International Development.


Upcoming Event

NSERC ‘Transitioning from Engage to CRD’ Workshop

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Where: 1304 Dunton Tower

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NSERC Announcement

Please note that the JSPS Invitation Fellowship program has been cancelled for fiscal year 2017.  If you are still interested in collaborating with a researcher in Japan, you may still do so by making direct contact with a Japanese researcher through the JSPS Invitation Fellowships for Research in Japan – Application through open recruitment in Japan.

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Funding Opportunities

NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects *NEW LOI PROCESS*

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016

The objective of the NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (SPG-P) is to increase research and training in targeted areas that could strongly influence Canada’s economy, society and/or environment within the next 10 years. Eligibility Applicant and Co-applicants Must hold, or have a firm offer of, an...

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CIHR Catalyst Grant: Ethics (2016-2017)

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to build capacity in ethics as it applies to health (including health research, health promotion and maintenance, clinical care, population and public health, health systems and services, policy and governance) by encouraging applications from new investigators as well as...

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CIHR Catalyst Grant: Personalized Health Catalyst Grants

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Personalized Health Catalyst Grants funding opportunity is expected to: optimize patient empowerment in personalized health care approaches, develop data integration and analysis tools that will optimize personalized health interventions, assess the value of personalized health care for effective implementation...

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CIHR Operating Grant: Modelling Knowledge on Population Health

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

This call for proposals seeks to address the health of Francophones outside of Quebec from the perspective of population health and community health. Population health is particularly concerned with the complex physical, social, cultural, political, economic and legal interactions that affect the health of...

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CIHR/KRESCENT New Investigator Salary Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Despite many scientific successes in kidney research over the last 45 years, Canadians are facing a growing epidemic of kidney disease due, in large part, to our aging population and the increasing number of people with diabetes, a leading cause of kidney disease.  Unfortunately, the dramatic rise in kidney disease...

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CIHR/NSFC Team Grant: GACD Mental Health Canada-China

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

This funding opportunity is jointly supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Its aim is to promote the development of Canadian-Chinese scientific co-operation between universities, hospitals, research institutes and affiliated research...

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CIHR Training Grant: Indigenous Mentorship Network Program

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH) is looking to support innovative mentoring proposals from researchers and leaders with a distinguished track record in successfully mentoring First Nations, Inuit and Métis trainees and New Investigators, and experience in community-based research. The...

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The Department for International Development: Postdoctoral Fellowships

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2017

The Department for International Development invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowships on innovative methods and metrics for agriculture and nutrition actions fellowships (IMMANA). These aim to create a cadre of emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition and health research by supporting early career...

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Upcoming Deadlines

Internal Deadlines:

January 9, 2017: Mitacs/German Academic Exchange Service: Rise-Globalink…

January 10, 2017: ERA-Net CHIST-ERA Joint Research Call

January 16, 2017: CIHR Operating Grant: Modelling Knowledge on Population…

January 17, 2017: CIHR Travel Awards

January 18, 2017: Mitacs Elevate (LOI)

January 25, 2017: NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (LOI)

External Deadlines:

January 9, 2017: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

January 12, 2017: SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

January 15, 2017: RISE-Globalink Research Internship

January 15, 2017: Royal Society of Chemistry Teamwork in Innovation.. (Nomination)

January 16, 2017: Wellcome Trust Collaborative Awards (Preliminary application)

January 17, 2017: ERA-Net CHIST-ERA Joint Research Call


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