March 23, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the external funding opportunities: The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research: Emerging Research Innovators in Mental Health (e-RIHMh); CIHR-Health System Impact Fellowships – New Post-Doctoral Fellowships (Change of application deadline);CIHR-Foundation Grant. Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the program and events !

Funding Opportunities-External

The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research: Emerging Research Innovators in Mental Health (e-RIHMh) New!

 Information: This is an exciting new career-launching opportunity that enables up to six early or young researchers to conduct cutting-edge, innovative mental health research. Through salary and grant support for up to five years, the e-RIMh
initiative will provide these researchers with a ‘runway’ to launch their
careers so they can explore highly novel questions that could result in a substantial impact on mental health prevention or treatment. For more information, click here
To fill the application form, click here
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

CIHR-Health System Impact Fellowships – New Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Information: The Health System Impact Fellowship is targeted to PhD graduates (post-docs) who are interested in applying their research and analytic talents to critical challenges faced by health system and related organizations outside of the traditional scholarly setting, and who want to benefit from professional work experience, mentorship from health system and academic leaders, and professional development training in an expanded set of competencies (e.g., leadership, negotiation, project management, change management) designed to accelerate professional growth. For more information, click here

Application Deadline: May 23, 2017 (extended from May 9th!)

CIHR-Foundation Grant New!

Information: The Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of new and established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative and high-impact research programs. For more information click here

Registration Deadline: August 08, 2017

Application Deadline: September 12, 2017

Program & Events

Connecting Through Research: “How the microbial environment shapes the infant gut microbiome: Birth, pets and cleaning products”

Information: Dr. Anita Kozyrskyj and her team will present on environmental exposures which affect the infant gut microbiome; namely, duration of labour, household pets and household cleaning products. Register here (Pizza lunch provided)
Date & Time: March 27; 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: ECHA- 1-182

FoMD and NACTRC Clinical Research Seminar Series: “Strategic Clinical Networks™: How they facilitate clinical and health research in Alberta”

Information: Strategic Clinical Networks™ (SCNs™) developed by Alberta Health Services, are 15 networks of individuals with passion, knowledge and expertise in specific areas of health.
Date &Time: March 27; 2:00-3:00pm
Location: WMC Classroom F (2J4.02)


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