October 13, 2016

Program and Events

Workshop for Researchers

Information: The Cooperative Activities Program (CAP) oversees research undertaken by U of A researchers in the school districts of Edmonton Public, Edmonton Catholic, St Albert Public, and Elk Island Public. Anyone considering school-based research (including but not limited to education-specific research) in these districts is encouraged to attend  CAP workshop that will review how to complete a Cooperative Activities Program application. This application is necessary in order to do research in these districts.Please RSVP to atrudeau@ualberta.ca by Oct. 18
Date & Time: October 20, 2016; 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location: 122 Education South

Research Funding Fair

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
Date: November 17, 2016
Location: Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Opportunities

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

Information: 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

KIAS Research Cluster Grants – Up to $100,000 over 3 years
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
LOI Deadline: November 21, 2016

External Funding Opportunities

MSI Foundation: Call for Letters of Intent New!

Information: The value of the award is a maximum of $50,000.00 per year for no more than two years. The Foundation is committing $300,000.00 to $350,000.00 to this initiative. For more information click here
Deadline for LOI submission : December 02, 2016

CIHR-Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) – Patient-Oriented Research Collaboration Grants New!

Information: CIHR is pleased to announce the launch of the Patient-Oriented Research Collaboration Grants. This opportunity will promote research that aligns with the SPOR Capacity Development Framework and the SPOR Patient Development Framework. The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $1,000,000, enough to fund approximately 40 grants.
Application Deadline: December 13, 2016
Anticipated Notice of Decision: March 30, 2017

CIHR- Canadian Immunization Research Network (2016) New!

Information: Through the current 3 year grant awarded to the Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN), PHAC and CIHR supported the formation and function of a national research network. This Network has provided policy makers and program administrators with the opportunity to assess the actual impact of immunization programs more rapidly and to assess innovative approaches to scheduling and program delivery. For more information click here
Application Deadline: February 07, 2017
Anticipated Notice of Decision: March 30, 2017






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