Programs and Events
Fall 2014 Foundation Scheme Information Released
CIHR has released the funding opportunity details for the following two competitions:
The application requirements for the Foundation Scheme competition stage 1 and stage 2 have been outlined. These two documents include information on the weighting of review criteria and required sections of stage 1 and stage 2 Foundation Scheme applications. Also included in these two documents is information on section length, and questions for applicants to consider when writing. A Foundation Scheme Q&A document includes key information on eligibility and on the mechanics of the transition of CIHR’s open programs and associated peer review.
Note that in each of 2014 and 2015 there is only one OOGP competition (with unrestricted eligibility) and one Foundation Scheme competition (with restricted eligibility) [click here for a figure showing upcoming open CIHR competitions].
Workshops for Applicants
The Grant Assist Program (Health Sciences) is offering a number of workshops in the coming months:
- Information Update on CIHR’s Foundation Scheme
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: 1-040 LKS Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall
- Strategies & Support for CIHR Foundation Scheme Applications
Date: Friday, January 17, 2013
Time: 2:30-3:45 p.m.
Location: 1-182 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
- SPOR SUPPORT Unit
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time: 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Location: 1-190 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
- Foundation Scheme from a Theme III/IV Perspective
Time & Date: TBD January 2014
- Examples of Programmatic Research
Time & Date: TBD March 2014
- Understanding Foundation Scheme Peer Review
Time & Date: TBD April 2014
- Preparing a Compelling Program of Research
Time & Date: TBD May 2014
Grant Assist Program (Social Sciences & Humanities) Announcements & Opportunities
If you registered for peer review of your Insight Development Grant please remember the deadline to submit required materials is December 6, 5:30 p.m. Required documents include:
- Summary of Proposal
- Detailed Description
- Knowledge Mobilization Plan
- Summary of Expected Scholarly Outcomes
- Summary of Expected Societal Outcomes
- Summary of Benefits to Potential Target Audiences
- Funds Requested from SSHRC
Applicants have the option of submitting the entire application, including CCV. Reviewers are asked to complete the work by December 20, 2013.
For more information on SSHRC and other deadlines tokeep in mind, click HERE.
Recruitment of participants for a spinal manipulative therapy research
We are looking for volunteers with and without low back pain to participate in our back research on spinal manipulation. The research aims to investigate the change of spinal stiffness and muscle activity following spinal manipulation in back pain participants, and to compare these physical changes with the norm data of healthy people.
Study participation includes physical assessments +/- magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the lower back +/- spinal manipulative therapy.
Participants: People with or without low back pain
Time: 3 sessions (1 hour each)
Venue: River Valley Health Clinic at College Plaza