May 11, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the internal funding opportunities: Faculty of Nursing University Conference Fund; External Funding Opportunties: AHS-Pathways to Innovation & Integration in Addiction and Mental Health 2017 Grant Call for Proposals; Mitacs Elevate- Postdoctoral Funding; Prairieaction Foundation (PAF)- Special Tri-Provincial research call-out . Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the important announcements and program and events !


Funding Opportunities- Internal


Faculty of Nursing University Conference Fund New!

Information: The Conference Fund supports conferences and symposia or colloquia (as distinct from visiting lectureships) that contribute to scholarship and are sponsored or hosted by the University within Alberta. For more information, see the guidelines. To fill out the application form, click here

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017


Funding Opportunities- External


AHS-Pathways to Innovation & Integration in Addiction and Mental Health 2017 Grant Call for Proposals New!

Information: The grants are designed to foster and strengthen clinical staff research participation and improve the quality of care for addiction and mental health patients in Alberta. For more information, click here

Application Deadline: June 06, 2017


Mitacs Elevate- Postdoctoral Funding New!

Information: Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding:

  • $55,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training)
  • Exclusive, customized professional development training
  • Long-term collaborative research project with a non-academic partner

LOI Deadline: June 07, 2017


Prairieaction Foundation (PAF)- Special Tri-Provincial research call-out New!

Information:  This grant aims to fund research projects that will be conducted in all three prairie provinces. PAF is committed to funding research that leads to community awareness related to issues of violence and abuse and is specifically interested in research that engages in solution focused outcomes, leading to better programs to keep our communities safer. Read the information here.

Click here to fill the application form.

Application Deadline: August 01, 2017


Important Announcements!


Delay of Next Project Grant Competition to 15 Sept 2017

The Project Grant Competition registration that was to close on May 30, 2017 will be delayed until August 15, 2017with an application deadline of September 15, 2017.

See the following link for the full announcement: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/50307.html


Program & Events


REDCap training sessions — May 16 and 17

Drop-in support
Date & Time: May 16; 10 – 11 a.m.
Location: ECHA 4-099

Survey management (advanced)
Date & Time: May 17; noon – 1:30 p.m.
Location: ED N1 128 (Education Building)

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