December 18, 2015

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Programs & Events


SSHRC Insight Development Grant Writing (“Polish your Proposal”) Workshop

Are you intending to submit an Insight Development Grant in February 2016? If interest is sufficient, the Grant Assist Program will sponsor a special retreat in January 2016, dedicated to polishing up the proposal just in time for submission. This retreat will likely appeal to applicants who will not be ready for the internal Peer Review.

For additional information, click HERE.


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Abstract submission open now through February 1, 2016.

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2016 (AAIC®) brings together international investigators, clinicians, care providers and students for discussions of care practices and programs for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Submit a proposal and help shape the future of the field by discussing your work with colleagues from around the world.

Both oral and poster proposal submissions are accepted for AAIC’s two-day Dementia Care Research and Practice Track, July 25–26, 2016.

Submit your proposal by February 1, 2016.

Need extra time to prepare your proposal? Join the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART) for an extended abstract deadline, reduced registration rates and free attendance at Professional Interest Area (PIA) Day at AAIC 2016.

For more information, click HERE.


Important Announcements


The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is offering a third round of Career Guidance for Trainees awards

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is offering a third round of Career Guidance for Trainees awards. These grants of $30,000 – $50,000 will support academic institutions and other science-focused non-profits to pilot new approaches to improving trainees’ preparedness for jobs at and away from the bench. The CGT award is an institutional award supporting demonstration projects that will model affordable approaches to improving trainees’ readiness for stable, fulfilling careers. Degree-granting institutions or science-focused non-profit organizations in the U.S. or Canada may apply for this award.

Deadline: March 16, 2016.

For program information, click HERE.

Program

The Career Guidance for Trainees (CGT) program provides grants of about $30,000 (but up to $50,000) over a one-year period to support demonstration projects that will model affordable approaches to improving trainees’ readiness for stable, fulfilling careers, whether by clarifying and improving their basic “Ph.D.-level” skills, by helping them identify how they can best use their skills and interests to serve the needs of potential employers, by providing them approaches to thinking through their career options, or by other strategies.

Conference Calls

Conference calls will be held at 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on December 15, 2015, January 15, 2016 and February 15, 2016 to provide further information about this funding opportunity.

Dial in number for these calls is (800)-311-9406 and password is BWF.


Attention (Undergraduate) Students


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Undergraduate Research Initiative

Upcoming URI Events

Got an hour? Check out URI’s lineup of how-to sessions, covering everything from how to get started in research to how to make your research presentation stand out.

New in 2016! We’ve added an evening option for a few of our most popular sessions. Mark your calendars and register now:

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