February 23, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the internal funding opportunities: REMINDER: MINTON . There are new external funding opportunities posted: CIHR-Operating Grant : New Investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health;CIHR: Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL); Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI): Research Competitions. Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the  program and events !


Funding Opportunities-Internal


Maurice and Edna Marie Minton Endowment Fund for Cancer Nursing Research

Information: 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-Operating Grant : New Investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health New!

Information: This funding opportunity to support New Investigators in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health is a collaboration between seven CIHR institutes. The goal of the program is to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to new investigators. For more information, click here
Registration Deadline: April 18, 2017
Application Deadline: May 23, 2017

CIHR: Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL) New!

Information: The purpose of the AAL Programme funding opportunity is to support researchers to maximize and leverage collaborative investments in Information and Communications Technology.
Objectives:
The specific objectives of this Funding Opportunity are to:
Develop packages integrating different solutions that address the needs and wishes of end-users and add value to their lives. Packages should be based on existing and/or open platforms.
2) Test and evaluate packages in order to provide meaningful and significant results.
Funds Available:
The total amount available for this Funding Opportunity is $353,000 enough to fund approximately 1 grant over 3 years. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. One project will be supported by either CIHR or AGE-WELL NCE.
For more information please contact:
613-954-1968 or support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca
Application Deadline: May 24, 2017

Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI): Research Competitions New!

Information: CCSRI are announcing upcoming competition deadlines (dates have changed). Details will be made available shortly for the following:
· Knowledge to Action grants (abstract registration deadline April 1; funding start November 1, 2017)
· Impact grants (letter of intent deadline April 3; funding start February 1, 2018)
· Innovation grants with a focus only on prevention (abstract registration deadline May 1; funding start November 1, 2017)
· Quality of Life grants (letter of intent deadline May 15; funding start February 1, 2018)


Program & Events


 

REDCap training sessions
REDCap’s repeating forms and other new features of REDCap
Date: February 28
Time: noon – 1:30 p.m.
Location: ED N1 128 (Education Building)

CIHR: Active and Assisted Living Programme (Webinar)

Date & Time: March 02, 2017; 1:00-2:00pm ET
For Registration: Click here

CIHR Health Systems Impact Fellowship (Webinar)
Date & Time: March 7, 2017; 1:00-2:00pm ET
For Registration: Click here

WCHRI Lunch and Learn: How to communicate your research

Date: March 14
Time: noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 1-182 ECHA

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