NEW Science Policy Fellowship opportunity in mental health at the Public Health Agency of Canada.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Health Canada Science Policy Fellowship Program. This year, the Agency has one Fellowship available on "Enhancing Analysis for Evidence-Informed Mental Health Policy." The Science Policy Fellowship Program is designed to foster positive exchanges between health researchers and policy makers in order to help bridge the gap between the worlds of science and policy making.

Please see more details about this opportunity at:

Applications must be submitted online by 2014-12-12 at ResearchNet:

For more information, please contact Dr. Heather Orpana at or Dr. Gayatri Jayaraman at


Call for applications: Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research – Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC)

Who should apply?

  • Graduate Students from Canadian Universities that are interested/ engaged in primary health care research regardless of their home discipline
  • Post‚Äźdoctoral fellows, policy-makers, OR clinicians* that are interested/ engaged in primary health care research
  • Trainees affiliated with Community Based Primary Health Care (CBPHC) teams**

*Clinicians can include any type of Health Professional in Primary Health Care (i.e. Physician, Nurse, Social Worker, Dietician, Occupational Therapist, etc.). Clinicians admitted to the program are usually accepted or enrolled in graduate studies or post-doctoral fellowships. Please see our website for more information.

***While CBPHC Team trainees will be given preference, TUTOR-PHC selects its trainees via an open competition. All qualified primary health care researchers are invited and encouraged to apply.

Program information and application forms for TUTOR-PHC will be available soon on TUTOR-PHC’s website at:

In the meantime, please email Sara Wuite at with questions or to obtain an application package.

Deadline: The deadline for applications is October 31, 2014 (program runs from May 2015 to April 2016).

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