Funding for HBI Members

Research Support

Provides targeted funding for equipment and innovative research projects.


Pilot Research Fund Program (PFUN)

January 18. ($20,000). To fund early-phase studies in promising new directions of clinical brain 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

January 18. ($50,000).  Applicants must hold a full-time faculty position in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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HBI Early/Mid-Career (E/MC) Research Support Fund

January 18. ($50,000). Opportunity for HBI early and mid-career researchers to access funds to help address the demands of sustaining a productive laboratory while continuing to explore innovative science.  

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SCNIP NeuroTeam Pilot Grant

May 17. ($30,000). To provide limited short-term support of research related to SCNIP, with intent to gather data that will be put forward to an external grant.

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CaPRI / Movement Disorders Collaborative Research Support Fund

May 31. ($75,000).  To support outstanding ideas that promote collaborations within Movement Disorders BMH team and seed impactful initiatives in the field of Parkinson's disease and related disorders.

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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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Education Support

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


HBI International Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Recruitment Program

Offsets the cost for prospective international trainee visits ($1,500).

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HBI Graduate Student Recruitment Program

Offsets the cost for prospective trainee visits ($700).

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HBI Postdoctoral Recruitment Program

Rolling. 

Offsets the costs for visits by prospective postdoctoral fellows.

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HBI Neuroscience Graduate Program Education Award

March 15. 

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

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Killam Faculty Awards

Nomination deadline August 10. 

Various awards available.

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HBI External Examiner Travel Program

Enables examiners from outside Alberta to attend PhD defense ($1,500).

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HBI Conference, Symposia and Workshop Grants

Enables participation of external experts in local meetings organized by HBI members ($500).

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HBI Friday Seminar Series

Apply min. eight weeks in advance. 

Enables national and international speakers for seminar series ($2,300).

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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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