September 29, 2016

Program and Events

SSHRC UofA IDG Boot Camp Registration open!

Registration Deadline: September 30, 2016

Information: The Grant Assist Program is again facilitating a ‘Boot Camp’ for faculty members writing a SSHRC  Insight Development Grant application for the Feb 2017 competition. If you are planning to apply for a SSHRC Insight Development Grant and would like support for the process, the IDG Boot Camp is for you. This facilitated writing group will get you started early, help you work through the IDG proposal in step-by-step fashion, and keep you writing at a steady pace. You should have a good rough draft of your proposal by the time you need to submit your Request for Peer Review

The Boot Camp will run from 1:30 to 4:30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov 4 (Yes, Friday afternoons was the most popular choice in polling).

Commitment to participation in all five sessions is required.  To request registration, please complete the form here:

Registration closes Sept 30.  If you have already received confirmation of enrollment (notice of receipt of deposit), you do not need to re-register.

Margaret Scott Wright/Canadian Nursing Students’ Association Conference

Date: November 4-6, 2016

Location: Westin Hotel

Abstract submission deadline: September 30, 2016  (Please note the deadline has been extended to September 30, 2016 from the previous submission deadline of September 16, 2016)

Information: This is the 30th Margaret Scott Wright Research and Innovation Day . Unique for this year’s event is the joining of the Margaret Scott Wright Research and Innovation Day with the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association Western/Prairie Regional Conference for an exciting three day conference, proudly presented by the University of Alberta, MacEwan University, Alberta Health Services, and the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association.

For more information click here

Research Funding Fair New!

Date: November 17, 2016

Location: Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Information:  Are you a member of the research community looking for funding for your research? If so, the first ever Research Funding Fair is for you. Research Services Office and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation are partnering to provide our University of Alberta research community with opportunities to meet funders and learn what funding programs they have that are applicable to you.

This fair will offer multiple ways to learn about funding including an all-day marketplace, one-on-one drop in sessions and presentations. For more information click here

Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

 Application Submission Deadline for CIHR Project Grants and CIHR Foundation Grants is approaching !

Please note the  deadline for the application submission to the Nursing Research Office is Monday, October 3, 2016  for signature before the application is submitted to the Research Services Office (RSO) on October 5th, 2016. Full details on downloadable links above.

KIAS Research Cluster Grants – Up to $100,000 over 3 years New!

LOI Deadline: November 21, 2016

Information: Kule Research Cluster Grants support sustained activities of an interdisciplinary research team in the social sciences, humanities or fine arts that have the potential to be recognized as excellent at the national or international level. Grants are awarded up to $100,000 over three years to build an interdisciplinary research cluster.For more information click here

Internal Funding Opportunities

Endowment Fund for the Future: Support for the Advancement of Scholarship (EFF-SAS) Research Fund

The EFF for the Advancement of Scholarship is intended to enhance student experiences through engagement in research, facilitate the integration of teaching and research, and promote research and scholarly activity. Funds are intended to be utilized in a strategic and transformative manner that aligns with the Faculty of Nursing Strategic Plan 2013-2015 (pdf).

For more information on the EFF-SAS Research Fund guidelines and instructions click here to fill out the application click here

Application Deadline: November 04, 2016

Please note the application deadline to send to the nursing research office for signatures is Nov 2, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The purpose of this postdoctoral fellowship is to provide support to exceptional researchers pursuing post-graduate nursing research at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. It is intended to support research trainees whose work advances the strategic priority areas of the Faculty of Nursing.

This fellowship has a term of 1-year and is intended for recent PhD graduates (within 5-years). For Postdoctoral fellowship guidelines click here to fill out the application form click here

Application Deadline: January 31st, 2017

Anticipated Notice of Award: April 1st, 2017


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