April 6, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the Internal funding opportunities: Faculty of Nursing Teaching, Learning and Simulation Research Grant; External funding opportunities: 2017 CURE Epilepsy Grant Opportunities; Johnson & Johnson Innovation for Advancing the Safe Use of Healthcare Products; The Arthritis Society- Research Grant Competitions; Student Opportunities: Alberta Gambling Research Institute 2017-2018 Scholarship; Globalink Research Award- Special Opportunity . Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the important announcements and program and events !


Funding Opportunities- Internal


The Faculty of Nursing internal funding opportunities for the 2017-2018 term are posted on the nursing website.

For Faculty funding opportunities click here

For students funding opportunities click here

Faculty of Nursing Teaching, Learning and Simulation Research Grant New!

Information: The Faculty of Nursing Teaching, Learning and Simulation Research (TLSR) Grant is intended to increase research capacity and to increase knowledge about the use of teaching, learning, and patient simulation in nursing education.

Tenure track faculty may apply for one operating grant per competition as the nominated Principal Applicant. The amount for the award is a maximum total of $20,000, tenable for one year. A maximum of two awards will be granted.

For more information please see the guidelines(PDF). To fill out the application form click here (.DOCX).

Application Deadline: October 02, 2017

Funding Opportunities- External


2017 CURE Epilepsy Grant Opportunities New!
2017 CURE Epilepsy Award 
Information: CURE’s investigator-initiated grants program seeks to push the envelope and accelerate promising research leading to disease-modifying breakthroughs for people living with epilepsy. CURE prioritizes highly innovative, risky, paradigm-shifting projects that address CURE’s mission to cure epilepsy, affirming our core belief that the only acceptable final goal is “no seizures, no side-effects.” For more information, please click here
2017 CURE Taking Flight Award
Information: CURE seeks to promote the careers of young investigators to allow them to develop a research focus independent of their mentor(s). Researchers may propose basic or clinical CURE Awardsstudies, but this award mechanism is not intended to support clinical trials. Research that involves collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach is desirable. For more information, click here
2017 CURE Innovator Award
Information: The CURE Innovator Award supports the exploration of a highly innovative, often risky new concept or untested theory that addresses an important problem relevant to epilepsy. The Innovator Award proposed research must reflect ideas substantially different from those being pursued by anyone in the epilepsy research field. For more information, please click here
LOI Deadline: April 19, 2017
Full Application Deadline: July 6, 2017

Johnson & Johnson Innovation for Advancing the Safe Use of Healthcare Products New!
Information: The call seeks innovative solutions in three areas: 1) Empower patients and consumers to make more informed healthcare decisions by providing better information and education about the safety of healthcare products (pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer products); 2) Improving training and development for surgeons by identifying new models that simulate the operating room environment, and 3) Empower patients and consumers to more safely administer and handle healthcare products.  For more information, please click here
Application Deadline: May 24, 2017

The Arthritis Society- Research Grant Competitions New!

Information: The Arthritis Society has launched several funding opportunities for the 2017/18 research grant competition. Further details regarding open operating grants and salary/training award competitions can be found on webpage, How to Apply.

Important dates to remember for Strategic Operating Grant & Young Investigator Operating Grant

Deadline for letters of intent: May 17, 2017
Deadline for full applications: August 25, 2017

Important dates to remember for PhD Salary Award & Post Doctoral Fellowship

Deadline for full applications: May 15, 2017


Student Opportunities


Alberta Gambling Research Institute 2017-2018 Scholarship  New!
Information: In order to continue to develop and rejuvenate the vibrant and robust research base of Alberta’s universities, the Institute has made available a two-tiered scholarship program.  Scholarship awards are tenable at any of the Institute partner universities and in any related discipline. For more information, click here
You may also contact Pat Jones at Pat.Jones@ualberta.ca for specific instructions about the University of Alberta signature requirements and application process.
Application Deadline: April 28, 2017

Globalink Research Award- Special Opportunity New!
Information: The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports international research collaboration. Special research funding is available for graduate students with uncertain status in their current location, to conduct research at a Canadian university. For more information, please click here
Application Deadline: Applications are accepted at any time and will be processed as received.

Program & Events


WCHRI and FoMD Office of Research present: “Achieving balance in Indigenous child health research: Eliminating power and privilege, honouring ceremony” 

Date & Time: April 7;  2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: WMC Classroom F (2j4.02)
For Registration:Click here

Grant Assist Program (Health Sciences) presents: “Preparing your next CIHR Project Application” 

Date & Time: May 3; 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Location: 1-040 Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation

 

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