This weeks’ bulletin lists the internal funding opportunities: SSHRC-International Policy Ideas Challenge for 2017; CIHR-Genomics and Precision Health; WCB- Research and Workplace Innovation Program; CIHR- Team Grant : GACD Mental Health – Canada-China ; CIHR-Operating Grant : SPOR – Guidelines and Systematic Reviews . Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the program and events !
Funding Opportunities- External
SSHRC-International Policy Ideas Challenge for 2017 New!
Information: Global Affairs Canada has partnered with SSHRC to launch its second International Policy Ideas Challenge for graduate students and early career researchers affiliated with Canadian postsecondary institutions. Participants are invited to submit their best ideas and solutions for Canada’s international policy challenges. For more information, click here
Application Deadline: March 13, 2017
Genomics and Precision Health New!
Information: Genome Canada is seeking proposals which focus on the application of genomics in a more evidence-based approach to decision making with regards to health care and public health. Maximum funds available is $5 Million in an individual project. For more information, click here
Registration Deadline: March 16, 2017
WCB- Research and Workplace Innovation Program New!
Information: The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) is now accepting applications for funding projects that contribute to the prevention of workplace injuries and illness and to safe and productive return to work for injured or ill workers. For more information, click here
LOI Deadline: March 28, 2017
CIHR- Team Grant : GACD Mental Health – Canada-China New!
Information: This funding opportunity is jointly supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Its aim is to promote the development of Canadian-Chinese scientific co-operation between universities, hospitals, research institutes and affiliated research organizations in Canada and China by supporting collaborative research teams working on implementation research projects in the field of mental health. For more information, click here
Application Deadline: April 11, 2017
CIHR-Operating Grant : SPOR – Guidelines and Systematic Reviews New!
Information: Patient-oriented research refers to a continuum of research that engages patients as partners, focusses on patient-identified priorities and improves patient outcomes. This research, conducted by multidisciplinary teams in partnership with relevant stakeholders, aims to apply the knowledge generated to improve healthcare systems and practices. For more information, click here
Application Deadline: May 16, 2017
Program & Events
Translational Research in Indigenous Health: Identifying Critical Paths Forward (Webinar)
Date: March 09, 2017
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
To Register: Click here
Pitching to Pharma Coaching Session
Information: This coaching session will provide additional knowledge, skills and an interchange of ideas on how to present to pharmaceutical companies. For more information and registration, click here
Date & Time: March 09, 2017; 11:30 am-1:00pm
Location: Classroom A, 2F1.01 WMC