September 7, 2017


FEATURE!


SSHRC for Health Researchers Info Session

The Grant Assist Program (Social Sciences and Humanities) and the Faculty of Nursing will be offering an information and Q & A session for health researchers applying to SSHRC: program architecture, competition expectations, and how the Grant Assist Program, Research Services Office, and Faculty of Nursing can help.

If you wish to join us, please register by September 19, 2017.  We want to be sure we have enough chairs and treats!

Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Location: ECHA 5-001

Complete the form HERE.


Funding Opportunities


Alberta Labour Occupational Health and Safety Innovation and Engagement Grants

Alberta Labour is pleased to announce the third year of the Occupational Health and Safety Innovation and Engagement Grants Program. Applications are now available online.

The program provides funding to eligible non-profit and public-sector organizations for projects aimed at improving OHS awareness, education, and action in Alberta. Funding could be used to organize a conference, develop and disseminate information, launch an educational campaign or carry out other OHS-related projects.

See the full list of past funded projects. These projects are helping make Alberta workplaces safer for workers now and in the future.

Grants are available in three funding streams:

  1. Capacity Building – Up to $10,000 per project for activities such as conferences, seminars and learning sessions. Projects must be completed within 12 months of signing the grant agreement.
  2. Action – Up to $20,000 per project for activities such as developing and disseminating information resources and awareness campaigns. Projects must be completed within 18 months of signing the grant agreement.
  3. Momentum – Up to $50,000 per project for activities such as developing and disseminating information resources and awareness campaigns. Eligible projects require partnership with at least one other organization. Projects must be completed within 18 months of signing the grant agreement.

Deadline: October 31, 2017


KIAS Research Cluster Grants – Up to $100,000 over 3 years
Call for Letters of Intent

Are you part of an interdisciplinary research team in the social sciences, humanities or fine arts? Then consider sending us a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a Kule Research Cluster Grant!

Kule Research Cluster Grants support sustained activities of an interdisciplinary research team in the social sciences, humanities or fine arts that have the potential to be recognized as excellent at the national or international level. Grants are awarded up to $100,000 over three years to build an interdisciplinary research cluster.

Eligibility: The Principal Investigator (primary applicant) must be a full-time faculty member at UAlberta. Team members can be from university (Canada and international), community organizations, government, and industry/business, but the core team must include at least 4 full-time faculty members from UAlberta.

How to apply: Submit a short Letter of Intent to kias@ualberta.ca. The LOI should be max. 5 pages using Times New Roman or Calibri 12 point fonts, single spacing and 1″ margins. Please self-identify if your proposal should be considered as Aboriginal research.

In the LOI we would like to know what the focus of the research cluster will be, what the cluster expects to achieve, who will be involved, what activities you will engage in, and what you need KIAS support for. If your project is shortlisted by the Research Committee, then you will be invited to develop a full proposal with the support of the Director and Program Coordinator. Full proposals will go to the Administrative Board for final approval.

Deadline for LOI: November 1, 2017

If you have questions or want to discuss ideas, please contact Adam Dombovari at kias@ualberta.ca and come in to talk about your project. For more information about KIAS and our funding see https://www.ualberta.ca/kule-institute/funding.

OTHER KIAS FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Dialogue Grants support research meetings, networking, outreach, and conferences to help researchers organize, present, or disseminate research. Networked dialogues can raise the visibility of research using the internet and digital tools. Flexible support available, generally $2000. No deadline.

Research Team Grants support the formation of interdisciplinary research teams that have the potential to achieve national or international recognition for reseach. Teams are prioritized for further funding. Flexible support up to $7500. No deadline.

For more details visit the KIAS website!


Alberta Alzheimer Research Program

The Alberta Prion Research Institute (Prion Institute) and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (ASANT) present the Alberta Alzheimer Research Program (AARP). The AARP allows qualified Alberta investigators to seek funding for research directly related to Alzheimer’s disease in areas related to understanding the fundamental mechanisms of the disease and/or improving the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease. There are two streams for grants: Young Investigator Grants and Regular Research Grants. Young Investigator Grants are available to Alberta researchers who are within five years of their first appointment after completing their research training. These grants are for up to $200,000 with a term of up to three years. Regular Research Grants are available to all Alberta researchers, including young investigators. These grants are for up to $150,000 with a term of up to three years.

Deadline: October 23, 2017

AARP Guidelines
Budget Spreadsheet
Funding Declaration

Catalyst Grant

On behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories, the Alberta Prion Research Institute presents the Hope for Tomorrow Dementia Research Catalyst Grants Program. The Hope for Tomorrow Catalyst Program allows Alberta academic institutions to seek funding for research directly related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias for an understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of the disease and/or improving the quality of life of those with these conditions.

Deadline: October 16, 2017 (limited to institutional applications)

Catalyst Grant Guidelines
Budget Spreadsheet
Funding Declaration

For more Prion Research Institute funding opportunities (there are lots!) click HERE.  Click HERE to visit their website.


Programs & Events



Audit & Feedback: National Meeting & Scientific Update
Hosted by: AbSPORU KT Platform and the Audit & Feedback Meta-Laboratory
Register for the Audit & Feedback Meeting
Date: October 19-20, 2017

Knowledge Translation Workshop Series
Participants will be able to select from a variety of workshops with a knowledge translation, knowledge synthesis, or implementation science focus.
Hosted by: AbSPORU Knowledge Translation Platform
Location: University of Alberta
Registration (Opens in September) Contact: Morgan Potter
Date: November 21 – 23, 2017

For more information, visit absporu.ca or info@absporu.ca.

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