What's New

The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) ceased operation on March 31, 2019. As of April 1, Research Nova Scotia has been up and running. Please visit its webpage and social media to be informed abouts its programs and services as they are announced. 
Website: researchns.ca 
Twitter: @_researchNS

It’s been an amazing and rewarding 19 years but as Chaucer wrote, “all good things must come to an end”.  The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation will cease operation on March 31 and this will be our last e-newsletter.

Come Monday, Research Nova Scotia will be up and running we recommend you check out its webpage and social media to be informed about its programs and services as they are announced. 

Website: researchns.ca 
Twitter: @_researchNS 

If you wish to be added to Research Nova Scotia’s distribution list, please follow the instructions on the webpage. Our current distribution list will not transfer to Research Nova Scotia.

As most current NSHRF employees will become RNS staff on April 1, feel free to reach out if you have specific questions. Our contact information remains the same for now.

On behalf of former and current NSHRF staff, very best wishes to our many partners and stakeholders, especially Nova Scotia’s health researchers. It has been our great honour to have worked for you and with you over the past 19 years.  Thank you for your great service to improving the health of Nova Scotians.

Are you a PhD candidate or a Post Doc who aspires to be a health services and policy researcher leader?

CIHR’s Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) is accepting applications for Health System Impact fellowships for a program that supports capacity building in the next generation of Canadian health services and policy researcher leaders. 

Application deadline: April 2, 2019. 

To learn more download the CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship pdf.  

NSHRF is pleased to be hosting the 2019-20 AMS Project Grant, Postdoctoral Fellowship and Doctoral Completion Award Program on behalf of AMS Healthcare. The purpose of this program is to promote scholarship, teaching and public interest in history of healthcare, disease and medicine. To learn more about AMS and these funding opportunities, visit: www.nshrf.ca/ams 

The Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit is pleased to offer funding opportunities for graduate students pursuing patient-oriented health research. Students must be entering or enrolling in a Master's or Doctoral program in Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island, and supervised by an MSSU Associate Scientist. Visit the MSSU website to learn more about the Associate Scientist program

For more information on the awards and to apply, visit Funding Hosted by NSHRF

Application Deadline: April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm AT

NSHRF is pleased to announce the launch of its 2019-20 Scotia ScholarsOM Award competition (Master's and PhD). The Scotia ScholarsOM Award provides financial support to high caliber research students engaged in health reseach at Nova Scotia universities. To learn more visit nshrf.ca/scotiascholars



The latest edition of NSHRF's E-News is available. In this month's, The REAL Issue Krista discusses her participation at the 2018 Canadian Sciecne Policy Conference in November. Continue reading to learn how this conference is contributing to a new narrative on science policy. 

NSHRF is pleased to announce the launch of their 2019 funding competitions. These funding opportunities will help build research capacity and ensure that Nova Scotian researchers remain competitive, provincially, nationally and internationally. To learn more visit: www.nshrf.ca/funding