September 1, 2016

Technical Update

Software Update
Adobe Acrobat XI Pro has been updated in Citrix to Adobe Acrobat DC. Please use Acrobat DC to merge your PDF files.

Funding Opportunities

Project and Foundation Funding Opportunity details are now available on ResearchNet
The Project details are as follows:
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Application deadline: October 18, 2016
Project Registration Instructions
Project Application Instructions

The Foundation details are as follows:
Registration deadline: September 13, 2016
Application deadline Stage 1: October 13, 2016
Foundation Registration Instructions
Foundation Application Instructions

The Project Peer Review Manual is not yet available, but the Foundation Peer Review Manual is available.
Further information may be found at Grant Assist Program (Health Sciences)

Training Modernization Start-up Grants in Health Services and Policy Research (HSPR)
NEW funding opportunity for partnerships between health system and related organizations and university doctoral training programs in HSPR.
HSPR Training Modernization Start-Up Grant: details
Application deadline: November 22, 2016
Anticipated funding start date: March 1, 2017
The Start-up Grant is a one-year program that provides seed funding from the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR-IHSPR) to catalyze a new era of impact-oriented, experiential (“hands on”) training for individuals with a PhD in HSPR or a related field with the goal of supporting stronger career readiness and enhanced health system impact. The Start-up Grant is the first of three inter-related components of a multi-year HSPR training modernization initiative that stems from the Canadian Health Services and Policy Research Alliance’s (CHSPRA’s) Training Modernization Strategy.

For more information and details about the competition and how to apply, please visit this link. Additionally, CIHR-IHSPR will host two information webinars for interested applicants on the dates below. Please click on the webinar links to join the sessions, and for audio, dial 1-866-827-6872 (conference code: 1081872#):
Tuesday, September 6th, 11-12pm EDT (webinar meeting number 198 300 462)
Wednesday, October 12th, 1-2pm EDT (webinar meeting number 197 909 066)

KIAS Grants: Call for Applications
Dialogue Grants
 support research meetings, networking, outreach, and conferences to help researchers organize, present, or disseminate research. Networked dialogues can raise the visibility of research using the internet and digital tools. Flexible support available, generally $2000. No deadline.
Research Team Grants support the formation of interdisciplinary research teams that have the potential to achieve national or international recognition for research. Teams are prioritized for further funding. Flexible support up to $7500. No deadline.
Research Cluster Grants support sustained activities of an interdisciplinary research team that can raise the team to the level where it has a national or international research impact. Flexible support available, up to $100,000. Tentative deadline for LOIs: second half of November. For more details visit the KIAS website.




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