The November edition of the Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) newsletter is now available, featuring a message from Krista Connell, NSHRF CEO, about generating new knowledge in the Nova Scotia health research enterprise. To read the newsletter, click here.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has recently published the funding opportunities for the 2014 Foundation Scheme "live pilot" and the 2014-2015 Transitional Open Operating Grant Program (OOGP).
These funding opportunities are supported by a set of Questions and Answers as well as application requirements for the 2014 Foundation Scheme “live pilot” competition which can be found through the funding opportunities and on the CIHR Reforms website. Please note however that the actual Foundation Scheme application will not be available on ResearchNet until June 2014. The application requirements and processes for the Transitional OOGP remain the same as in the existing OOGP.
Questions regarding the two funding opportunities can be directed to the CIHR Reforms team at: Roadmap-Plan.Strategique@cihr-irsc.gc.ca.
- Support the creation and further development of formal member networks in provincial, territorial and federal jurisdictions (a jurisdiction can be provincial, territorial, federal or a combination of more than one province and/or territory) that meet the membership requirements of the SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations; and
- Support member networks to meet the requirements for integration into the SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations.
- Visit the Network Development Funds funding opportunity ; and
- Join the webinar series to learn more about the Network and its membership requirements, the Network Development Funds, and how to get involved. Register now for the first webinar on November 21st 2013 from 3 – 4pm EST.
Brain Canada is pleased to announce its call for applications for the Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) Competition. The purpose of these MIRI grants is to accelerate novel and transformative research that will fundamentally change our understanding of nervous system function and dysfunction and their impact on health.
For full competition details and timelines, click here.
The Canadian Institues of Health Research (CIHR) is conducting a survey of Canadian researchers regarding communication by CIHR and its institutes.
The survey should take between 10-15 minutes to complete. The deadline to respond is November 29, 2013.
To participate in the survey, please go to the following website: https://ipsospasurveys.com/s/CIHR-IRSC/
If you know of someone who did not receive an invitation from CIHR but would like to participate, please forward them the following link: http://ipsospasurveys.com/s/CIHR-IRSC/
If you have any technical questions or issues with answering this survey, you may contact:
For any other questions regarding the survey, please feel free to contact Karen Spierkel, Director, Communications and Public Outreach by phone at (613) 954-1812 or at email@example.com
The Centre for Pediatric Pain Research has recently released its YouTube video “It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Strategies for Helping Children with Shots and Needles.” This video aims to inform parents about dealing with procedures, such as immunizations, and the pain associated with them. To watch this video, click here.
Located at the IWK Health Centre, The Centre for Pediatric Pain Research was established in 1989 as “The Pain Research Lab.” Since its inception, The Centre for Pediatric Pain Research has grown to become an international leader in children’s pain research. To learn more, click here.
The NSHRF is a proud supporter of the Centre and has been a funder of its research initiatives.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Café Scientifique presents “We Are Family – The importance of parents, peers and partners in pain relief.” This event will be a great opportunity for the general public to increase their knowledge through presentations from health researchers profiling acute and chronic pain management across the lifespan. As well, an interesting patient perspective will be presented.
Monday, November 4th, 6:30 p.m.
Just Us! Coffeehouse
5986 Spring Garden Road, Halifax
For more information, click here.