The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) is pleased to announce that today Krista Connell, NSHRF CEO, was revealed as a recipient of the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, these Awards celebrate and highlight the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors at a time when corporate Canada is under growing pressure to promote more female leaders into senior management and corporate director roles.
Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan and the Gathering of Spirits Collective are launching the National Consensus Statement on Women, Trans People and Girls and HIV Research in Canada. The Statement includes a number of recommendations to address the complex and diverse, and span across legal, cultural, social, political, and economic needs of women, trans people and girls. To read the Statement, please click here.
Dr. Gahagan is a professor at Dalhousie University’s School of Health and Human Performance. The NSHRF has been a proud supporter of many of her initiatives.
For additional information, please contact:
Kirk Furlotte, Research Manager
Gender and Health Promotion Studies Unit
School of Health and Human Performance
The Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal Peoples, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Signature Initiative supported by all thirteen CIHR Institutes, in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is pleased to announce a request for application (RFA) to support research on Promoting Mental Wellness and Resilience to Address Suicide in Circumpolar Communities.
Details about this funding opportunity can be found here.
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.