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Rady funding opportunities

The Office of the Vice-Dean Research administers several sources of internal funding.

Allen Rouse basic science career development research award

This is awarded by the Manitoba Medical Services Foundation (MMSF) in honor of Mr. Allen Rouse, one of it's founding members.

Deadline: March 20, 2020

Dr. F. W. Du Val clinical research professorship award

This is awarded by the Manitoba Medical Services Foundation (MMSF) in honor of Dr. Du Val who served on the MMSF Board from 1976 until his death on May 14, 2002.

Deadline: This award may not be offered until 2021

Shaun Lamoureux and Kerry Bittner clinical research professorship in population health

Awarded by the Manitoba Medical Services Foundation (MMSF), this professorship is named the Shaun Lamoureux and Kerry Bittner clinical research professorship in population health. The intent of the award is to attract and retain clinicians into population health research at the University of Manitoba for the general benefit of health research in Manitoba.

Gerry McDole professorship award in improved health care delivery to rural, remote and underserved populations of Manitoba

This professorship is presented annually to a deserving new academic faculty member in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences for research in health service delivery and/or health policy development.

Deadline: August 4, 2020

Winnipeg Foundation innovation fund of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Winnipeg Foundation has committed $1-million over five years, to support cutting-edge medical research projects through the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba.

Deadline: September 27, 2021

Internal funding programs

To encourage the development of research, the university offers a number of research support programs. A creative works support program is also offered to enhance the overall quality of artistic production at the University. These programs are administered on behalf of the university by the Vice-President (Research and International)and Office of Research Services.

Internal funding and awards

Research funding databases

Find funding opportunities from internal, Canadian and international sources.

  • ORS database

    Find upcoming major funding competitions from local, provincial, national and international sources on the University of Manitoba Office of Research Services (ORS) database. The database is updated weekly.

    Search ORS database

  • SPIN funding database

    Search the SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) database for thousands of Canadian and international funding opportunities.

    You need a valid UM email address to access SPIN.

    Search SPIN database

CIHR internal review process

To continue our goal of improving our competitiveness, our office offers internal reviews of CIHR Project Grant applications, for researchers within the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

Resources and supports

It's important to ensure your research meets ethical and safety requirements and follows UM policies and guidelines. The resources below will link you to supports that will keep your research on track.

Trainee opportunities and supports

Through the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International), undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows have many supports and opportunities while they work and learn under the formal supervision of independent researchers.

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Office of the Vice-Dean Research
A203 Chown Building
753 McDermot Avenue (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6 Canada

204-789-3375