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CIFAR Global Call for Ideas

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas will be launched on Monday, April 22 at: http://www.cifar.ca/globalcall It is CIFAR’s first call, and it is the new way for CIFAR to find program ideas.  CIFAR may hold similar calls every two years. The Global Call for Ideas will consist of 2 states: 1. LOI: Letter of Intent short […]

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CIHR Common CV Tips from UBC’s CIHR University Delegate

While many faculty have experienced frustrating Common CV problems, CIHR will not entertain the idea of switching back to the prior system at this point. Here are some suggestions that I hope will assist faculty and grant facilitators. For the Aug 15 CIHR operating grant Registration deadline, the CIHR Registration CV needs to be completed […]

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Sept 2012 CIHR salary & grant competitions – SPARC resources

SPARC is offering the following resources to researchers submitting applications to the September 15, 2012 CIHR Operating Grant and New Investigator Salary Award competitions: Operating Grant Information Session New Investigator Salary Award Workshop Internal Review Please see below for full details, and feel free to share this email with interested colleagues.  My apologies for any […]

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2012 Rumbough & Grodsky Awards – Call for Nominations due March 5, 2012

Every year JDRF solicits nominations for the David Rumbough Award and the Gerold and Kayla Grodsky Basic Research Scientist Award for outstanding contributions in diabetes research. The Rumbough Award acknowledges outstanding achievement and commitment to diabetes research and service to JDRF, and the Grodsky Award acknowledges a basic research scientist who has made outstanding contributions […]

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DOD Neurofibromatosis and the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2012

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEUROFIBROMATOSIS AND THE TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX RESEARCH PROGRAMS FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012  The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $12.8 million to the Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP) and $5.1 million to the Department of Defense Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP). These programs are administered […]

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Re:              Visit from Dr. Chad Gaffield, President of SSHRC When:        February 20, 2012 Where:       Sauder School of Business  Dr. Chad Gaffield, the President of SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) has agreed to come to Sauder on February 20, 2012. His visit will take place in the morning.  I have prepared a tentative […]

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Fulbright (US) Opportunities: Scholars, PDocs & Grad Students – Webinar Oct 18th, 9am

Fulbright Canada is hosting live webinar to discuss the many opportunities available to scholars (traditional awards, visiting research chairs & PDocs) and graduate students for study and research in the United States. (See attached posters for details or summary @ bottom of email). Please contact Fulbright directly for information regarding this funding program – contact […]

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Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities – Round 8

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 8 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Research Grants

Cystic Fibrosis Canada (formerly known as the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation) invites investigators to submit a notice of intent to apply to the October 2011 Grants Competition.  All research grant applicants, initial and renewal, must advise Cystic Fibrosis Canada of their intent to apply for funding.  No more than one initial application may be submitted to […]

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Jun 29 NSERC Discover Grant Workshop

NSERC Discovery Grant Information Workshop SPARC is sponsoring a Discovery Grant Workshop on Wednesday, June 29 from 2:30-4:30 in the Life Sciences Centre.  Please visit http://research.ubc.ca/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=32 for more details and to register. Questions?  Contact Nicole Bennett at nicole.bennett@ubc.ca.

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