October 24, 2014


For all the nurses, this one is for you!

Programs & Events

CANCELLED!  Occasional Open Lecture Series

Arendt and citizenship: A critical perspective on informed consent

Dr Pamela Fisher, Senior Research Fellow, University of Leeds, UK
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: ECHA 5-001

STILL ON!  Engaging with Ideas SeriesuPNR_EngagingwithideasSeries

Developing compassionate care through aesthetic rationality

Dr Pamela Fisher, Senior Research Fellow, University of Leeds, UK
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 12:00 – 12:40 p.m.
Location: ECHA 5-001

For more information, click HERE.

AWEB Poster 2014-10-29v2

The Stand Up To Cancer – Cancer Stem Cell (CSC) Dream Team Webinar

The CSC Dream Team funding opportunity will fund one national team consisting of researchers from a minimum of three provinces.  A three page Letter Of Intent is due on December 8, 2014

Find more information about this funding opportunity on our Funding Opportunities page, or click HERE for more details.


Date: Monday October 27, 2014
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EDT

To participate in the English meeting online, please click HERE and join using the conference ID below.
Webex Conference ID: 551 408 359
Teleconference number: Toll-free number: 1-877-413-4781 / Call-in number: 1-613-960-7510
Teleconference ID: 845 565 4


To register, click HERE.

To view schedule and highlights, click HERE.

Brown Bag: RSO Reorganization and the New Grant Application Process

This session will introduce the changes taking place in RSO and what that means to you.  If you plan to apply for funding, you won’t want to miss this session.  Topics covered will include:

  • Overview of the changes happening within RSO
  • Introduction to Researcher Home Page (Grants 3.0)
  • The new grant application process
    • Procedure
    • Deadlines
    • Expectations

Date: November 6, 2014
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: TBA

Important Announcements

The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to invite you to submit nominations for each of the Society’s four prestigious Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research for 2014.  You are encouraged to nominate deserving individuals who have made, and are making, valuable contributions to cancer research and cancer control in Canada.  The awards include the Canadian Cancer Society Robert L. Noble Prize, Canadian Cancer Society O. Harold Warwick Prize, Canadian Cancer Society William E. Rawls Prize, and the Canadian Cancer Society Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize.  Descriptions of the award categories and detailed nomination criteria are attached.  In addition to nominating worthy candidates, individuals can nominate themselves.

Please note that the deadline for submissions is November 28, 2014.

Each Award comes with a $20,000 contribution to the recipient’s research program.  More than that, the awards are an opportunity to keep the public informed of the successes in Canadian research by highlighting the progress achieved by the cancer research community and attracting more young people to pursue a career in this field.

For more information about the 2014 Canadian Cancer Society Awards for Excellence or to learn more about research funded by Canadian Cancer Society, please visit our website www.cancer.ca.  The online nomination form can be found HERE.

Thanks to the support of volunteers, donors, partners, and staff, the Canadian Cancer Society has raised more than $1.3 billion in funding for cancer research and provided advocacy and support programs to those living with cancer.  Thank you for your support of the Canadian Cancer Society and the Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research.  Please assist us in celebrating the achievements of outstanding Canadian scientists by nominating individuals for these prestigious awards.

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