May 04, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the external funding opportunities: Collaborative Health Research Program; Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement; SSHRC- New Partnership Engage Grants ; Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program . Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the important announcements and program and events !

Funding Opportunities- External

Collaborative Health Research Program New!

Information: The CHRP Initiative funding supports innovative, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects, requiring participation from the natural sciences or engineering community together with the health sciences community. For more information, click here. If you are interested in an Internal Review for this competition, please email by May 8

LOI Deadline: June 06, 2017

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement New!

Information: This program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. Click here for more information.

Application Deadline (1st Intake): June 12, 2017
Application Deadline (2nd Intake): October 10, 2017

SSHRC- New Partnership Engage Grants New!

Information: To better address the short-term needs of researchers and institutions, SSHRC is launching a Partnership Engage Grant in June 2017. Valued between $7,000 and $25,000, this grant will require only one partner and will be available four times a year.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program New!

Information: The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is distinguished from existing postdoctoral fellowships programs by its emphasis on the synergy between an applicant’s individual merit and potential to launch a successful research-intensive career and the host institution’s commitment to the research program and environment with which the applicant is to be affiliated. As such, an applicant’s application to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program must be completed in full collaboration with the proposed host institution. For more information, please click on this link

Application Deadline: September 20, 2017


Important Announcements!

This year’s Research Administration Day program is now available and registrations are open.
The RSO offers continuing education and professional development seminars for U of A staff.  RAD is an annual event that provides practical presentations and interactive workshops focused on the complexity, diversity and accountability of administrative responsibilities for research funding.  The purpose of RAD is to promote and support excellence in research administration.  It is designed for those who are involved with research administration and management at the Faculty, department and project level.
This year’s program has been informed by the recent Tri-Agency monitoring visit that was completed in April 2017.  Please go to RAD website to see the program.
To register go to this link.

Program & Events

Budgeting 101: An Introduction to Clinical Trials Budgeting

Information: An introductory seminar on clincial trials budgeting, including budget preparation, review and tracking, and hidden costs and negotiation skills. Register here
Date & Time: May 18, 2017; 2:00-3:30pm
Location: WMC Classroom D (2F1.04)

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