Entries by Rebecca.Mercer@cancercare.on.ca

CIHR Catalyst Grant – Patient Oriented Research

Registration Deadline: 2019-06-25 Application Deadline: 2019-09-10 The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners (patients and informal caregivers, provincial health authorities, academic health centres, charities, philanthropic organizations, private sector, etc.) dedicated to the integration of research into care. Patient-oriented research refers to a continuum of (more…)

CIHR/CCS: Cancer Survivorship Team Grants

Registration Deadline: May 29,  2019 Full Application Deadline: September 10, 2019 Anticipated Funding Start Date:  December 1, 2019 The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Institutes of Cancer Research (ICR) and the Canadian Cancer Society are pleased to announce the following funding opportunity: Cancer Survivorship Team Grants The goal of the CCS/CIHR Cancer Survivorship (more…)

CCS: Excess weight expected to become 2nd leading preventable cause of cancer, after tobacco

The below post is a copy of the news release published by the Canadian Cancer Society at https://bit.ly/2E83hbF A Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)-funded study has found that, unless Canada makes changes, excess weight will become the second leading preventable cause of cancer, following tobacco. The Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer (more…)

CADTH Health Economics Internship Program

Applications are being accepted until May 22, 2019 The CADTH Health Economics Internship program is a paid, full-time, one-year internship for recent graduates from a master’s or PhD program in economics or epidemiology. Successful recipients will work with CADTH’s Ottawa-based health economics team on projects to support important federal, provincial, (more…)

OICR-ARCC Sponsored Costing Supplement in Current Oncology – Now Available!

Special supplement on Canadian cancer costing research ARCC is pleased to have partnered with the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research on a special supplement of Canadian cancer costing research, published today in Current Oncology. From ARCC’s Commentary: “As we approach the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in (more…)

2019 Spring and Summer R Course Series (Toronto, ON)

The Biostatistics Research Unit (BRU) in partnership with the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative will be hosting a series of short courses on R. R is a powerful and flexible software environment for statistical analysis and graphics. R is freely available, facilitating analysis and model transparency and reproducibility. (more…)

Canadian Cancer Society – Travel Award Applications now being accepted

The Canadian Cancer Society is now accepting applications for their 2nd 2019 Travel Award competition. For full details and to apply, please visit https://sc.cancer.ca//en/research/grants-and-awards/current-funding-opportunities/travel-awards/  Program description A limited number of Travel Awards to PhD, MD, or MD/PhD students, and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows are available. The purpose of this program is to defray (more…)