Health research funding opportunities

Two meetings have been arranged to provide information to faculty who are interested in obtaining health research funding. Research funding for both basic and applied projects as well as student and postdoctoral fellow funding are available through both programs. The sessions will involve a brief presentation followed by an opportunity for questions.

Both meeetings will have representatives from agencies that support interdisciplinary research in the broad contexts of health research, including the social sciences and humanities, biomedical, legal, economics, policy and management etc.

If you wish to attend, please RSVP the Office of Research Administration at

The meetings will be held as follows.

  • Friday, Jan. 24, 1:30-3pm, Bethune College Gallery, Rm. 230

Laura Syron, vice-vresident research, Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation will be in attendance. Please see for additional information or contact Prof. Ron Pearlman, director, Core Molecular Biology Facility,

  • Friday, Feb.7, 1:30-3pm, Bethune College Gallery, Rm. 230

Robert Phillips, president and CEO, Ontario Cancer Research Network (OCRN) will be in attendance. OCRN is a relatively new provincial agency established to fund cancer research. A major mandate of this agency is to support translation of research to cancer care and treatment in all disciplinary areas. For more information on OCRN, please see and contact Prof. Ron Pearlman,, if you have any questions.