MSFHR Connections | Launch dates for Fall 2016 funding programs announced
Launch dates for Fall 2016 funding programs announced
After three months of criss-crossing BC, MSFHR’s Research Programs team has completed initial consultations on the Foundation’s new suite of funding programs.
We are in the process of reviewing all feedback and will share a summary of major consultation themes in the coming weeks.
In recognition of the community’s strong interest in competition timelines, we are pleased to share a provisional calendar for the funding programs anticipated to launch in 2016.
2016 MSFHR Trainee Award recipients
MSFHR Scholar mentors teen to national “Biogenius” award
New resources for individuals and families living with autism
PHSI awards connect researchers, policymakers
Cassie & Friends Society: Running in support of research
Federal gov’t seeks input into funding for fundamental science
Lori Brotto (2004 Scholar) has been appointed the new executive director of the Women’s Health Research Institute, BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre.
Nadine Caron (MSFHR board member) is the recipient of the 2016 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This award recognizes her role as an inspirational mentor to Indigenous women and girls, as well as her work to co-create the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health.
James Frankish (2002 Scholar) has received the 2016 UBC Faculty Community Service Award in recognition of his involvement in promoting the health of people, particularly vulnerable populations, in BC, and his leadership in developing the field of health promotion in Canada.
Michael Klein (2006 Operating Grant) has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his pioneering work integrating family medicine and maternity care in Canada.
Bruce Verchere (2006 Scholar) is the recipient of the 2016 Geoffrey L. Hammond Lectureship in recognition of his impact on improving the health and well-being of children and/or families, as well as serving as a role model and mentor to junior researchers, trainees and students over the last 10 years.