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Launch of New Connaught Programs in Support of Research and Innovation at UOT

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TO:           PDAD&C to be forwarded to all Professors and Researchers eligible to apply FROM:     Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE:     14 June 2010 RE:           Launch of New Connaught Programs in Support of Research and Innovation I am extremely pleased to announce the launch of the new suite of programs totaling approximately $3.8M annually… MoreMore arrow

IMPORTANT RESEARCH FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 5

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TO:            PDAD&C to be forwarded to all Professors and Researchers eligible to apply FROM:       Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:        June 8, 2010 RE:             IMPORTANT RESEARCH FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 5 ________________________________________________________________________ The Ministry of Research & Innovation has just released information on Round 5 of the Ontario Research… MoreMore arrow

VCTR Program & FNIH Funding Opportunity

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Hello, Please find attached information regarding a funding opportunity from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) for the Grand Challenges Vector-based Control of Transmission Discovery Research (VCTR) program, with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Please note the deadline for the Letter of Intent is June 25. Any questions should… MoreMore arrow

Innovation and Partnerships Office (IPO): Update on current and future operation within the V-P Research Portfolio

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TO:           Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:     Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE:     12th May, 2010 RE:           Innovation and Partnerships Office (IPO): Update on current and future operation within the V-P Research Portfolio For the period January 1st to April 30th, 2010, Dr. Ron Venter served on a part-time basis as the… MoreMore arrow

Funding Opportunity – Genome Canada competition information session

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TO:           Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:     Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE:     27th April 2010 RE:           Information Session Upcoming Genome Canada competitions in Genomics and Proteomics Genome Canada will be holding two funding competitions in 2010 for a total of up to $84 million using the $75 million in funds it… MoreMore arrow

Research Accountability Workshop – Available via ODLC

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TO:                  Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs   FROM:            Elizabeth DiDonato, Executive Director, Research Oversight & Compliance Office   DATE:            13 April 2010   RE:                  Research Accountability Workshop – Available via ODLC ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Colleagues: I will be holding more sessions via ODLC for all those involved in the research enterprise at U… MoreMore arrow

Research Accountability Workshop – March 25, 2010

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TO:                  Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs FROM:            Peter Lewis, Acting Vice-President, Research DATE:            8 March 2010 RE:                  Research Accountability Workshop ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Public expectations in managing research funding are higher than ever. Our stakeholders and research sponsors continue to increase their demands for transparency, accountability, and oversight. In March 2009 the Canadian Institute… MoreMore arrow

SSHRC Program Renewal, Draft Programs

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TO:                  Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs, Vice Deans – Research (Humanities & Social Sciences) FROM:            Peter Lewis, Acting Vice-President, Research DATE:            2 March 2010 RE:                  SSHRC’s New Program Architecture ______________________________________________________________________________ I am writing to advise you of important changes that SSHRC has made to its Program Architecture and to engage you and your colleagues in the… MoreMore arrow

Excellence, Innovation, Leadership : Research at the University of Toronto – 2009 Annual Report: Congratulations and thank you for your research achievements

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Dear Research Colleagues: First let me say CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU for your research achievements in 2008.  Your contributions as research leaders have supported the success of the initiatives outlined in the 2009 research report. I am pleased to present the Annual Report of your Office of the Vice-President, Research (OVP-R) at the University of… MoreMore arrow

Recent Appointments in the Office of the Vice-President, Research

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TO:                 Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:          R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE:            December 16, 2009 RE:                  Recent Appointments in the Office of the Vice-President, Research ________________________________________________________________________ As you will know from earlier communications, the emerging strategic and operational priorities of the Research portfolio have led to the creation of three complementary units within the… MoreMore arrow