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Grant Opportunity: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges

Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round.   Proposals are being accepted on the following topics:  •             Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering

Published on : 05 Mar 2015

New funding for biosensor research

Prof Xinyu Liu is one of 10 McGill researchers to receive a 2015 NSERC Strategic Project Grant. His proposal, entitled "Paper-based microfluidic devices intergrating inGaN/GaN semiconductor microtubes for ultrasensitive detection of disease markers," has been awarded $394,300 to investigate portable, ultrasensitive biosensors that can quickly detect disease markers.

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

New Grand Challenges funding opportunities

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications for three new Grand Challenges:

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Published on : 18 Oct 2014

Grand Challenges Canada Annual Report 2013−2014 released

Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, supports Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health.   Since their launch in 2010, Grand Challenges Canada has supported 538 projects in more than 70 countries, totaling $148M, and leveraged $190M in additional funding, including significant private sector investment.

Published on : 18 Oct 2014

Results of the March 2014 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Published on : 07 Jul 2014

Results of the September 2013 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Published on : 03 Feb 2014

$5 million generous gift from McGill alumni to the Faculty of Religious Studies

McGill alumni Barbara and Patrick Keenan, gave a transformative gift of $5 million to the Faculty of Religious Studies, as part of the University’s fundraising effort, Campaign McGill: History in the Making. This donation – the largest to the Faculty since its founding – will fortify teaching, research, scholarly collaboration and outreach related to the study of comparative religion and interfaith dialogue. 

Published on : 09 May 2013

Clinician-scientists at The Neuro receive funding for Parkinson’s and HIV research

November 27, 2012 - Clinician-scientists take a unique, integrated approach that is essential to advancing science and medicine. Problems encountered in the clinic inspire research and new findings from the labs are directly applied to patients’ needs. The integrated model is a hallmark of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC and is now being replicated worldwide.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2013