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JANUARY 24, 2017
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The Faculty of Medicine has launched its Canada Research Chair Tier 2 Internal Competition. The nomination form deadline is February 1, 2017. Please visit our website for details.
For the MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Award, the current internal signature deadline is February 7, 2017. Dates are subject to change, so please visit our website for details.
Society of Family Planning: Community-Based Participatory Research Description: Supports community-based participatory research (CBPR) in planning, implementing, evaluating and disseminating effective interventions to reduce disparities and achieve equity in family planning outcomes. Amount: $150,000 Duration: 2 years Eligibility: All Deadline: Jan 31 (LOI)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Collaborative Research Travel Grants Description: Support for relatively unrestricted travel funds to academic scientists (faculty and postdocs) at U.S. or Canadian degree-granting institutions. Amount: $15,000 Duration: n/a Eligibility: Postdocs/Faculty Deadline: Feb 1
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Summer Student Research Program Description: Provides funding for a summer research project supervised by a member of the Faculty of Medicine (FoM). Amount: Up to $3200 Duration: Up to 8 weeks Eligibility: MD and non-MD undergraduate students, with a FoM supervisor Deadline: Feb 15
Kenneth Rainin Foundation: Innovator Awards Description: Provides grants in support of basic, translational, and clinical research projects that test novel ideas in the area of inflammatory bowel disease. Amount: $100,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Feb 15 (LOI)
Prostate Cancer Canada: Movember Discovery Grants Description: Supports new and innovative studies in prostate cancer research. Amount: $200,000 Duration: 2 years Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Feb 15 (Registration)
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Friedman Award for Scholars in Health Description: Provides funding to graduate students or medical residents so that they can pursue a learning opportunity to further their career. Amount: $25,000 to $50,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Graduate students, or medical resident Deadline: Feb 22
CIHR: Article of the Year Description: Award intended to recognize published research in a peer-reviewed journal that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of health services and policy research in Canada. Amount: $10,000 Duration: n/a Eligibility: All Deadline: Feb 24
CIHR: Rising Star Award Description: Award dedicated to supporting graduate students and post-doctoral Fellows and to recognizing the research excellence and knowledge translation initiatives of these emerging health services and policy researchers at an early stage in their career. Amount: $1,000 Duration: n/a Eligibility: Trainees Deadline: Feb 24
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Elizabeth C. Watters Research Fellowship Description: A fellowship for deserving graduate or postgraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine engaged in research into the causes, treatment, and cure of lymphatic cancer. Amount: $20,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Graduate/postgraduate students Deadline: Mar 10
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Laurel L. Watters Research Fellowship Description: A fellowship for deserving graduate or postgraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine engaged in research into the causes, treatment, and cure of breast cancer. Amount: $20,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Graduate/postgraduate students Deadline: Mar 10
Call for Nominations
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research: 2017 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize
Presented to a British Columbia clinician scientist whose work in health research is internationally recognized and has had a significant impact on advancing research in his or her field to improve health and the health system in BC and globally. | Deadline: Jan 31
Governer General’s Gold Medal
A gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record in the graduating class for the Doctoral degree. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record in the graduating class for the master’s degree with thesis. | Deadline: Feb 10
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: Impact Awards
Designed to build on and sustain Canada’s research-based knowledge culture in the social sciences and humanities, the awards recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their achievements in research, research training, knowledge mobilization and outreach activities funded partially or completely by SSHRC. | UBC Internal Deadline: Feb 13
McGill University: Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases
Prestigious $60,000 award designed to honor outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases. | Deadline: Mar 24
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Dr. Chew Wei MBBS [HK] FRCOG [ENG] Memorial Prize in Cancer Research
Prize valued at $50,000, awarded annually to a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure for cancer. | Deadline: Mar 31
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Margolese National Brain & Heart Disorders Prizes
Two prizes, each with a value of $50,000, awarded annually to a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure of brain and heart disorders. | Deadline: Mar 31
Event: BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute PITCH Seminar Series Description: Starving a fever – and bad bugs in your stomach?, presented by Franziska Graef, PhD Candidate, Jacobson & Vallance lab. Time & Date: Jan 26; 9-10am Location: Rm 2108, BCCHRI
Event: NSERC CREATE Information Session Description: Information Session for UBC researchers interested in applying for the 2017/2018 competition. Join us as we review application requirements for the competition and hear strategic advice from current CREATE award holders. Details on UBC’s internal selection process will also be presented. Registration is required. Date & Time: Feb 6; 1-3pm Location: Rm 3340, Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, 2405 Wesbrook Mall
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