Entries by Rebecca.Mercer@cancercare.on.ca

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…)

Join Canada’s cancer research community at the 2019 Canadian Cancer Research Conference!

Mark your calendars for the Canadian Cancer Research Conference taking place November 3 to 5, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario. Hosted by the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, this three-day event brings together researchers, clinicians, decision-makers, and trainees at all stages of their career. Abstract Submission for the 2019 CCRC will open (more…)

University of Manitoba – Canada Research Chair Tier 2, Health Economics

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR TIER 2, HEALTH ECONOMICS POSTED: March 11, 2019, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Position Numbers 27187 and 27816. The University of Manitoba invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, a tenured or tenure-track position at (more…)