January 19, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the internal funding opportunities:REMINDER:  Killam Annual Professorships; MINTON . There are new external funding opportunities posted: CIHR- Collaborative Centres of HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research; OHS Futures – Grant Funding Program; Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award  .  Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the announcements and program and events !


Funding Opportunities-Internal


Killam Annual Professorships

Information: These professorships are accessible to relatively new and junior staff members, as well as faculty who are more established academics. Although the process is one of self-nomination, your Faculty Evaluation Committee may want to consider encouraging a diversity of faculty members to apply. For more information and application guidelines, please click here
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017


Maurice and Edna Marie Minton Endowment Fund for Cancer Nursing Research

Through a generous donation from the late Mr. Maurice C. Minton, the establishment of The Maurice and Edna Marie Minton Endowment Fund for Cancer Nursing Research (Minton Endowment Fund) was made possible. The intent of the endowment is to enhance the quality and quantity of cancer nursing research for the purpose of improving cancer nursing practice and patient care. This can be achieved by increasing the number of nursing research projects directly related to cancer nursing practice through the funding of research projects. Only faculty is eligible to apply.  To know more read the guidelines.

Click HERE to download the application form.

Value of the Award

Maximum 1 award of up to $10,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017


 Funding Opportunities- External


CIHR: Collaborative Centres of HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research New!

Information:  This program assists community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations and institutions in developing the knowledge necessary to carry out their HIV/AIDS work in the most effective manner, and in creating expertise within these communities to conduct their own research. For more information click here

Application Deadline: February 07, 2017


OHS Futures – Grant Funding Program New!

Information:  OHS Futures is accepting notices of intent for projects that support the prevention of occupational injury, illness and disease in Alberta workplaces. For more information click here

LOI Deadline: February 12, 2017


Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award New!

Information: This Award is a one-year grant of up to $25,000 that will support research which could potentially enable medical breakthroughs and transformative health care advances to reduce the human and economic costs associated with SCI. Please note: The Department/Division Head/Chair may nominate only one applicant per grant competition. Letter of nomination must be included.

For more information and guidelines, please click here

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017


Important Announcements


OHS Futures – Grant Funding Program

Karina Thomas and Amy Elefson from the Alberta Department of Labour are interested in coming to the University to present on their grant program.  If you would be interested in  to attend an information session , we would be happy to organize it. Please e-mail your interest to attend the session at nursing.research@ualberta.ca 


Images of Research (IOR) Competition and Exhibition

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The University of Alberta Libraries (UAL) and Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) are excited to announce that the Images of Research (IOR) Competition and Exhibition is returning for 2017! Images of Research is an opportunity for current University of Alberta graduate students from all disciplines (part-time or full-time) to capture, share, and present the essence of their research in one image.

Submissions will be accepted from Monday, January 23 to Friday, February 10For more information about the competition, including eligibility, competition rules, requirements, and contact information, please visit the Images of Research website


Program & Events


GAP(HS) Support for Project Applications

Spring 2017 Project Concept Discussions
February 6, 2017: Intent to Participate Deadline
February & March 2017: Concept Discussion Meetings

Spring 2017 Project Internal Reviews
March 15, 2017: Intent to Participate Deadline
April 15–30, 2017: Internal Review Meetings

Spring 2017 Project Feedback Debriefs
May 17, 2017: Intent to Participate Deadline
However, if you are certain you would like to participate in a Feedback Debrief if your Fall 2016 Project application is not funded, we encourage you to contact us in April 2017. We can organize a Feedback Debrief for your application to take place shortly after May 15. The meeting can be cancelled if your Fall 2016 Project application is funded.
Late May, 2017: Feedback Debrief Meetings

GAP(HS) Support for Foundation Applications

Stage 2 Foundation Internal Reviews
February 7, 2017: Intent to Participate Deadline
February 20, 2017: Deadline to send complete application for Internal Review
February 27–28, 2017: Internal Review Meetings

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