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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC): Canada Food Waste Reduction Challenge

Globally, food waste accounts for 8% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, largely from edible food decomposing in landfills. In Canada, more than half of our food supply is wasted every year - that’s over 50 billion dollars in avoidable food waste.

Solving the problem of food...

6 days 4 hours ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Social Sciences
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 11:59pm
Gairdner Week Early Career Investigator Competition

The Canada Gairdner Foundation invites early career investigators across Canada to submit an application to present their research as part of the Gairdner Science Week virtual events in October. The Gairdner Foundation was established in 1957 with the main goal of recognizing and...

1 week 4 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 2:59am
Nature Research Awards for Inspiring Women in Science

Nature is offering two awards for women in science: 

Nature Research Award for Scientific Achievement - this award recognizes early-career women researchers. The successful applicant will have made an exceptional demonstrable contribution to scientific discovery, and may...

2 weeks 4 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering
Sunday, June 20, 2021 - 6:59pm
Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour

Since its inception in 1945, the Medal of Honour has been awarded to remarkable individuals whose research or contributions to public policies supportive of research and development in Canada have achieved international recognition. All recipients have made pivotal contribution to the...

2 weeks 5 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 9:00am
Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022

The Canada Gairdner Wightman Award recognizes a Canadian health researcher whose career demonstrates extraordinary leadership paired with exceptional science.

It is awarded for:

  • A sustained career of research excellence in the health sciences at an...
3 weeks 6 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 4:00pm Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:59pm
Canada Gairdner International Award 2022

The Canada Gairdner International Award recognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine with the goal of contributing through research to increased understanding of human biology and disease.

Program...

3 weeks 6 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 9:00am Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:59pm
John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2022

The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognizes the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. Since its inception, the Global Health Award has grown significantly to become one of the world’s most...

3 weeks 6 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Social Sciences
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 9:00am Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:59pm
The Horizon Prize

The Horizon Prize, powered by MIT Solve, seeks technology-based solutions that use data to help rare disease patients get the right care faster and more accurately. To that end, this Challenge seeks solutions that:

  • Leverage big data and analytics to improve the detection and...
1 month 1 day ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Information and Communications Technology
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 11:59pm
BioteCanada Gold Leaf Awards

Launched in 2001, the Gold Leaf awards are given annually to recognize both companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the biotech industry in Canada. The Awards’ importance to the recipients and the industry more broadly has grown significantly over the years. The...

1 month 1 day ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Social Sciences
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 5:00pm Friday, December 10, 2021 - 4:00pm
FCIHR Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research 2021

The Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research is awarded to an individual of international stature who best exemplifies Dr. Henry Friesen’s prescience, organizational creativity and broad impact on health research and health research policy. Nominees shall be individuals whose...

1 month 2 days ago
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences