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Stars in Global Health: Round 9
Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, has launched a new funding opportunity open to applicants in low- and middle-income countries and Canada: Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH).

Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. Successful proposals will be awarded seed grants of up to $100,000 CAD over a maximum of 12 to 18 months.

Of particular interest to Grand Challenges Canada are innovations to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in humanitarian contexts, notably among internally displaced and refugee populations, as well as innovations that improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, so that they are empowered and have greater influence over their lives and futures.

Deadline: August 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET

For more information, click HERE.


The Arthritis Society- Research Grant Competitions 

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


Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services- 2017-2019 Developmental Services Research Grant Fund

Information: Priority Areas
Currently, MCSS is interested in obtaining research proposals that address the following research themes:
1. Criminal justice system and forensic services
2. Support models/living arrangements/residential models for people with exceptional
(i.e., medical and/or behavioural) needs
3. Direct funding
For more information see the guidelines and  Application Form

Application Deadline: July 05, 2017


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

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


European Union Horizon 2020 Funding Opportunities

The Horizon 2020 call has now been published HERE. Horizon 2020 is the world’s biggest research program also open for participation of partners outside EU.


2017 GRH Clinical Research Grant

Call for Applications is now OPEN!

The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to offer this unique funding opportunity:

  • To support well-defined, innovative and feasible research studies that are of high quality, relevant to GRH patient populations and have the potential to impact clinical practice and/or improve health outcomes.
  • To build research capacity at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital by providing opportunities for front-line (nursing and allied health professionals) to be engaged in the research process by addressing a clinical issue (enhance research skills, increase understanding of research administration and processes).
  • To provide support for clinical research that is relevant and translatable to improving one of the four pillars of research:
    • Understanding Child Developmental Health
    • Improving Function for People with Chronic Conditions
    • Advancing Function Through Assistive Technology, and
    • Anticipating the Needs of an Aging Population

Deadline: October 20, 2017

For more information, click HERE.


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
2017 Fall Competition Deadlines

Funding Program NSERC NOI* RSO** NSERC Full
Application
Deadline
Subatomic Physics RTI Category 1 N/A October 16th October 25th
Subatomic Physics RTI Category 2 and 3 August 1st September 25th October 2nd
Subatomic Physics MRS August 1st September 25th October 2nd
RTI Category 1 N/A October 16th October 25th
Discovery Grants August 1st October 20th November 1st
Subatomic Physics Discovery Projects >$500/yr August 1st September 25th October 2nd

* No UofA signatures are required at the NOI stage.
**Your faculty may have additional internal submission deadline requirements. Please contact your Research Facilitator for more info.

Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects

As a result of extensive consultations with the community on NSERC 2020, NSERC has added a Letter of Intent (LOI) stage to the application process for the Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects, starting with the 2017 competition cycle. The LOI stage will be mandatory for all applications to Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (SPG-P). Following an evaluation by the Strategic Projects Selection Panels, a select number of LOIs will be invited to submit full applications. This process will reduce the effort of the research community in preparing applications and result in a higher success rate overall.

For more information, click HERE.

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