Internal Announcements

New - summer edition of "On the Uptake" newsletter on virtual reality

February 2, 2012

"On the Uptake" summer newsletter is now available online. This issue, presented by Childhood Disability Link, looks at virtual reality and rehabilitation applications for children with disabilities. Articles written by Dr. Mindy Levin and Dr. Darcy Fehlings.

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Call for nominations - Pursuit Award in Childhood Disability

January 17, 2012

The Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to present the annual Pursuit Award. The award recognizes PhD students from across the globe for their outstanding achievements in childhood disability research.

Eligibility:

NIH establishes National Centre for Advancing Translational Sciences

January 12, 2012

In a move to re-engineer the process of translating scientific discoveries into new drugs, diagnostics, and devices, the National Institutes of Health has established the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The action was made possible by Congress' approval of a fiscal year 2012 spending bill and the president's signing of the bill, which includes the establishment of NCATS with a budget of $575 million.

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences - 2012 Fellowship

January 11, 2012

The 2012 nomination process for the election of Fellows is now open. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 23, 2012. Nominations will be adjudicated by the Fellowship Committee in April 2012. New Fellows will be inducted into the Academy at the dinner ceremony during the Annual General Meeting at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa on September 20, 2012.