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JULY 2020
Welcome to our Inaugural Research Newsletter! It is our goal to provide all NOSM researchers with practical information regarding research activities, upcoming events, grants and other information.  This will be a bi-monthly publication.  Please subscribe by heading to the bottom of the newsletter and clicking the Subscribe button, and send along to all your research friends, students, colleagues and assistants. If you have any ideas for the newsletter, or if you want to include something in an upcoming issue, please email

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Happy reading and happy researching! 

In this issue...

Research Spotlight

NOSM and Associated Medical Services Announce Historic First: Research Chair in Indigenous Health and Traditional Medicine

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Dr. Alain Simard named new Assistant Dean Graduate Studies

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NOSM research student Jake Pirkannen wins Governor General’s Gold Medal

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Contest: Help us name this newsletter (and you can win a prize!)

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Internal NOSM Awards and Grants

New Education Research Fund Submission is Now Extended to September 15

The call for proposals to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine's new Education Research Fund is now open.
Please read the guidelines and submit your completed application to by September 15 at midnight.
If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact


External Grants and Awards

Associated Medical Services: Deadline July 22

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Deadline October 1

Banting (Lakehead University): Deadline July 31

Fulbright Canada Awards: Various Deadlines

Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities (ECHO)Deadline for Expression of Interest July 24

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF): Deadline for Notice of Intent August 18

Nominations for the 2021 Canada Gairdner Awards (only available in English): Deadline October 1

SSHRC Insight Grant: Deadline October 1


Upcoming Research Events

Save the date for the Virtual Northern Health Research Conference

See details.

NOSM COVID-19 Weekly Clinical Rounds
Fridays 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST

See details.

Master of Medical Studies

The Master of Medical Studies program will welcome the first cohort in September.

To learn more about the program please visit the Master of Medical Studies program website.

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