Programs and Events
Spotlight on Research Breakfast Poster Symposium – Call for Abstracts and Posters – NOW OPEN!
This research poster symposium is aimed at stimulating discussions of recent advances, experiences and challenges as well as providing an opportunity to showcase cutting-edge research within rehabilitation medicine. Abstracts should discuss and report on initiatives, projects, collaborations, research, innovations or program evaluations that have taken place or are currently taking place related to issues impacting GRH patient populations. We are seeking abstracts/posters that fit into one of two streams: Fundamental/Applied Research and Clinical Innovations. Submissions can be made in either of these two areas. Four posters will be selected under each of the two streams. Finalists will be notified at the event and will be invited to present to a panel of judges during the adjudicated portion of the symposium. Awards will be presented to best poster authors.
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Location: Edmonton Expo Center
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Poster Submission Deadline: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Register: glenrose.spotlight.dojiggy.com or call 780-735-6124 to purchase tickets
Call for Abstracts/Posters
UAlberta Falling Wall Lab
Think TEDtalk + Dragon’s Den—the Lab is a fast paced format designed to showcase the quality, talent and passion of Next Gen researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs, and to share and spread ideas. In 2014, UAlberta was invited by Berlin to host Canada’s 1st international Falling Walls Lab—a qualifying event for the Berlin finale.The UAlberta Lab is a qualifying event for the international finale in Berlin. UAlberta Lab participants present their idea, discovery or project in 3 minutes to a distinguished panel of judges from academia, business and government. The top 3 presented at UAlberta will win a trip to the Berlin finale. The Berlin final involves 100 competitors from around the world. While in Berlin, Lab participants also attend the Falling Walls Conference—an international gathering of forward thinking individuals that attracts an audience from 80+ nations. Both the Berlin Lab and Conference are conducted in English. Faculty under the age of 35 are eligible.
Date: September 29, 2016.
Application: There is a 2 part application consists of an easy online application and a short video component. Up to 25 semi-finalists will be chosen by a local UAlberta selection committee and invited to special boot camp session to hone their presentation skills. The boot camp concludes with the semi-finalists presenting their idea to a judging panel who will then choose 15 finalists to participate at Falling Walls UAlberta.
Application Deadline: August 26, 2016
Visit research.ualberta.ca/FWLab/FWLab2016 for details, and further questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Applications to the GRH Clinical Research Grant competition – NOW OPEN!
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation 2016 National Research Project Grant Competition
The objective of the CBCF National Research Grant Program – Research Project Grant is to support breast cancer research in Canada that demonstrates scientific excellence, relevance, and innovation and that has the potential to achieve a significant impact on breast cancer. In order to address research needs across the breast cancer continuum, the Foundation has established two broad areas of focus: basic and pre-clinical research; and clinical/evaluative research. Each broad focus area will have its own grant peer review panel. The percentage, number and monetary value of projects funded in each focus area may vary, based upon the number and quality of project proposals received.
Funding Amounts: Funding available for the National Research Grant Program is determined annually by the CBCF Board of Directors in light of available funds and priorities. Individual Research Project Grants may request funding for up to three years. Funding for each project may not exceed $150,000 per year and $450,000 in total.
Letter of Intent: Due Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 5:00 pm (PST). All LOI Applications must be submitted in English using CBCF’s online WebGrants system.
Full Application: Due Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm (PST). Full Applications will only be accepted from applicants who are successful at the LOI stage. All Full Applications must be submitted in English using CBCF’s online WebGrants system.
Visit www.cbcf.org/applyforgrants for more details
For more information, contact Dr. Leah Phillips, Director of Research at College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, at email@example.com or 780-638-6719 (direct).
PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT – Addressing the health effects of the Alberta wildfires through research
Mitacs Fellowship Opportunity
Call for Host Department Projects: November 1, 2016 – December 30, 2016