Funding for HBI Members

Research Support

Provides targeted funding for equipment and innovative research projects. Applications will be under each award. 


Pilot Research Fund Program (PFUN-HBI DCNS/Mathison)

Due December 20th, 2023. ($20,000) To fund early-phase studies in promising new directions of clinical brain or mental health research, with the potential to develop into a new area of investigation with sustainable funding from other sources.

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Robertson Fund for Cerebral Palsy Research

Due December 20th, 2023. ($30,000) The purpose of this fund is to support research activities at the University of Calgary related to the study of Cerebral Palsy.

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HBI Small Equipment Repair, Replacement, or Purchase Initiative

June 1 and December 1. ($10,000) To support the ongoing research success of its members, the HBI has funding available for small equipment repair, replacement or purchase.

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International Opportunities for HBI Members

Supported by the RHISE program, open applications are available for research visits with international partners and proposals for new partnerships and initiatives.

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Accelerating Research in Concussion (ARC) Award

Due August 15th, 2024 ($100,000) To provide support for novel and innovation research in the area of concussion and brain trauma. 

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SRIC Booster Grant

Rolling (Up to $100,000) To support Institute laboratories and help keep them healthy. HBI members can apply for funding available to help their labs in securing a major grant application.

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Open Science Innovation Award

Due December 20th, 2023 (Up to $50,000) To provide support for new ideas and innovations in the area of Open Science.

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HBI International Collaboration Grant

Due January 15th, 2024. (Up to $50,000) To fund limited support for new international research collaborations between HBI members and their international colleagues

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HBI iPath - Discovery Pilot Research Fund

Due December 20th, 2023. (up to $50,000). To fund early-phase studies in promising new directors of mechanisms associated with substance use disorder research (SUD), with the potential to develop into a new area of investigation with sustainable funding from other sources. 

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Pilot Research Fund Program (Dementia)

Due December 20th, 2023. (TBD Value) To fund early-phase studies in promising new directions of Dementia in all areas of research from basic sciences to population health and everything in-between.

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Education Support

Allows researchers to recruit trainees and enhance the HBI learning environment.


HBI Graduate Student Recruitment Program

Rolling. 

Support for HBI members to interview prospective graduate trainees.

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HBI Postdoctoral Recruitment Program

Rolling. 

Offsets the costs for visits by prospective postdoctoral fellows.

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HBI External Examiner Travel Program

Rolling.

Funding to bring an external examiner in for a PhD defense.

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HBI International Graduate & Postdoctoral Recruitment Program

Rolling.

Offsets the cost for prospective international trainee visits.

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HBI Conference, Symposia and Workshop Grants

Rolling.

Enables participation of external experts in local meetings organized by HBI members.

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HBI Neuroscience Graduate Program Education Award

March 15th 

Supports faculty or postdoctoral fellows who make significant contributions to the educational mandate of the Neuroscience Graduate Program

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HBI Friday Seminar Series

Apply min. eight weeks in advance. 

Host a speaker to present at the HBI Friday Seminar Series.

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Killam Faculty Awards

Various awards available.

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HBI Award for Teaching

March 1st - May 15th

This award is designed to recognize the educational contribution of HBI members. 

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Campus Alberta Neuroscience


CAN

Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) was developed to increase the connectedness, scope, scale, success and impact of neuroscience and mental health research, education and translation in Alberta. CAN’s best avenues for impact are through bringing people together to develop and enhance collaborations. CAN offers six programs to support the collaborative engagement of Alberta’s neuroscience community.Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) was developed to increase the connectedness, scope, scale, success and impact of neuroscience and mental health research, education and translation in Alberta. CAN’s best avenues for impact are through bringing people together to develop and enhance collaborations. CAN offers six programs to support the collaborative engagement of Alberta’s neuroscience community.

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