October 27, 2016

We welcome Connie Winther in joining the Research Portfolio office as a Project Management & Operation Lead. She just wanted to say few words as follows:
My name is Connie Winther & I am the new Project Management & Operation Lead in the Research Portfolio. I have worked in a variety of positions including past work in research in the Faculty of Nursing and the Department of Pediatrics. Most recently I was working as a Team Lead within the Knowledge Management Department at Alberta Health Services. I look forward to working with you and learning more about how I can help you- Connie Winther
We also want to invite you all for the:

Program and Events

Accessing Healthcare Data in Alberta

Information: This Training Program is intended to help equip research team members with the skills and knowledge necessary to engage meaningfully in projects that involve a POR (Patient- Oriented Research) approach. For more information and registration click here
Presenter: Jeff Bakal, PhD
Date & Time: November 02, 2016; 4:30-6:00pm
Location: ECHA 1-182

IIQM Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series: “Applied Qualitative Methodology: Why Conventional Methods Don’t Serve the Purpose”

Information: Dr. Thorne will be kicking off the Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series in a talk titled, Applied Qualitative Methodology: Why conventional methods don’t serve the purpose. For more information click here
 Presenter: Dr. Sally Thorne, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS, University of British Columbia
Date & Time: November 3, 2016 ; 12 pm- 1 pm
Location: ECHA 1-182

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

External Funding Opportunities

Grand Challenges Explorations

Information: The Grand Challenges family of initiatives fosters innovation to solve key health and development problems. See below for Grand Challenges grant opportunities with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as sole or contributing funder:

Application Deadline: Nov 09, 2016- 11:30 AM PST

SSHRC-Partnership Development Grants

Information: Partnership Development Grant proposals are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program or the Connection program, or a combination thereof. Please see the Insight and Connection program descriptions for more details. For more information click here
Application Deadline: November 30, 2016

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