March 16, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the external funding opportunities: Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation 2017 Grant Competition; Preeclampsia Foundation 2017 Vision Grant Program; CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program; 2017 ASTech Awards . Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the program and events !


Funding Opportunities- External


Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation 2017 Grant Competition New!

Information: The Foundation will consider applications in two particular areas:

(a) The Molly Towell Fellowship will provide support for clinical or basic science students who wish to acquire further training and experience in basic biomedical research in preparation for a career in academic medicine; and

(b) Applications for operating funds to support novel and original basic biomedical research by young investigators also will be considered.

For more information, click here

Application Deadline: April 11, 2017


Preeclampsia Foundation 2017 Vision Grant Program New!

Information: The Preeclampsia Foundation has announced it is accepting applications for its 2017 Vision Grant Program. Preeclampsia Foundation Canada is proud to support one vision grant of up to $20,000. Vision Grants are intended to fund junior investigators from Canada pursuing novel ideas in preeclampsia and related areas of research. For more information, click here

Application Deadline: May 12, 2017


CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program New!

Information: Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, but must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2017, the eligible programs are:

 Click here to read the full description.
Application Deadline: May 23, 2017

2017 ASTech Awards New!

Information: Do you know an individual, team or company inspiring innovation in Alberta, paving the way for leaders of tomorrow or developing amazing products or research? Bring their work to the forefront of Alberta’s innovation community and help them receive the recognition their hard work deserves. NOMINATE them for a 2017 ASTech Award! For more information, click here

Nomination Deadline: May 31, 2017


Program & Events


How to Spot a Predatory Publisher

Information: The University of Alberta Libraries has assembled some resources on identifying appropriate journals for publication.
Date & Time: April 05, 2017; 3-4pm (Register here )
Location: ECHA L1-250

IIQM: Thinking Qualitatively (TQ) Workshop Series
Date: June 19 – 23, 2017
Location: Various around ECHA
To Register: Click here

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