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Funding:

University and Local    

Provincial

National            

  • Canadian Cancer Society
    • Innovation Grants
      These grants have been created to support unconventional (“high risk/high reward”) concepts, approaches or methodologies to address problems in cancer research. Budgets awarded may be up to $100,000 per year and a maximum of $200,000 per grant.
      Please note the following:
      - The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to announce a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute for Cancer Research to jointly fund Innovation Grants.
      - A special call for breast cancer research is included in this competition as a result of the merger of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation with CCS.
      - There is funding available for a meritorious application focused on uterine cancer as a result of a generous donation.
      It is anticipated that up to 30 grants will be awarded in this competition.

      Abstract registration deadline: December 15
      Full application deadline: March 29 (Note that an abstract registration must be submitted in order to submit a full application)

    • Innovation to Impact Grants
      These grants are intended to support the further development of significant findings based on the goals originally explored through a funded CCS Innovation Grant or eligible CBCF Grant. 
      NoteOnly investigators with a funded Innovation Grant OR CBCF grant with a project end date between January 1, 2015 and July 31, 2018 are eligible for this program. All applications must include details of the significant achievements from the previous grant, specifics on how the proposed work is a logical progression that builds on the previous grant and the potential of the work to impact cancer. 
      Budgets awarded may be up to $150,000 per year for up to 3 years, to a maximum of $450,000 per grant.
      As a result of the merger of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation with CCS, a special call for breast cancer research is included in this competition.
       
      Note: an eligibility review will be conducted and only successful applicants will be invited to submit a full application. 
      It is anticipated that up to 11 grants will be awarded in this competition.

      Abstract registration deadline: December 15 
      Relevance review results: early February
      Full application deadline: March 29 (Note that an abstract registration must be submitted and deemed relevant to this funding opportunity in order to submit a full application)

International/Other  

Trainee Opportunities      

Conferences/Presentations/Symposiums/Workshops:

                       

Nominations:

  • J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research
    Deadline: February 9, 2018

  • Killam Annual Professorships
    Deadline: February 9, 2018

  • Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists - Call for Nominations
    Deadline: March 8, 2018
    Nomination Protocols & Procedures
    Components of a Nomination
    FAQ
    Internal U of A process and support:
    Contact: Kate Ballash, Research Awards Officer, Office of the Vice-President (Research)
    • Monday, January 8, 2018: notify Kate Ballash (kate.ballash@ualberta.ca) about nominations being prepared, and advise whether proofreading/internal review is requested
    • Wednesday, February 7, 4 pm: send draft nominations to Kate for proofreading and for review by U of A reviewers if previously requested (both services are optional but recommended)
    • Wednesday, February 21: Kate to send reviewer comments to nominators
    • Monday, March 5, 9 am: final, complete nominations to be sent to Kate if nominators wish the VPR Office to submit nominations to the RSC. If nominators prefer to submit their nominations directly, the RSC deadline is Thursday, March 8, 2018.
       
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences - Nominations for the election of Fellows
    Deadline: March 9, 2018
    Internal U of A process and support:
    Contact: Kate Ballash, Research Awards Officer, Office of the Vice-President (Research)
    • Monday, January 8, 2018: Nominators are asked to notify me (kate.ballash@ualberta.ca) about nominations being prepared and whether administrative support will be needed. The VP (Research) Office can assist with proofreading, arranging for review, and submitting the nomination.
    • Monday, February 12: Please send me draft nominations (if proofreading/reviewing was previously requested)
    • Monday, March 5: If nominators would like me to submit their nominations to CAHS, please provide complete nominations to me electronically by 4 p.m.

  • Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring
    Deadline: March 10, 2018
    Contact Kirsten Bauer as soon as possible if you are preparing a nomination and would like assistance

  • FoMD Annual Award for Excellence in Mentoring
    Deadline: March 1, 2018

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: State of the Science held on November 9th, at 2 pm MST via Webinar



Knowledge Synthesis and Knowledge Translation Workshop Series being held November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only).

 

 

Cochrane Standard Author Training Workshop held on November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only). To register visit the workshop website: 

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: State of the Science held on November 9th, at 2 pm MST via Webinar



Knowledge Synthesis and Knowledge Translation Workshop Series being held November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only).

 

 

Cochrane Standard Author Training Workshop held on November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only). To register visit the workshop website: 

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: State of the Science held on November 9th, at 2 pm MST via Webinar



Knowledge Synthesis and Knowledge Translation Workshop Series being held November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only).

 

 

Cochrane Standard Author Training Workshop held on November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only). To register visit the workshop website: 

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: State of the Science held on November 9th, at 2 pm MST via Webinar



Knowledge Synthesis and Knowledge Translation Workshop Series being held November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only).

 

 

Cochrane Standard Author Training Workshop held on November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only). To register visit the workshop website: 

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: State of the Science held on November 9th, at 2 pm MST via Webinar



Knowledge Synthesis and Knowledge Translation Workshop Series being held November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only).

 

 

Cochrane Standard Author Training Workshop held on November 23rd – 25th, 2016 at the University of Alberta (in-person only). To register visit the workshop website: 

 

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: State of the Science held on November 9th, at 2 pm MST via Webinar


Contact Mark Taylor (780-492-9720) or Kirsten Bauer (780-407-1591) if you are planning an award nomination.

 

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