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Funding opportunities available in 2017    

MIRA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research

Available awards: Three fellowships of $50,000, plus up to $15,000 for research expenses.

The interdisciplinary research projects supported by these Fellowships should aim to generate evidence that contributes to the well-being of older adults. Prospective Fellows are invited to submit a research plan that focuses on interdisciplinary, impact-driven approaches in the study of optimal aging through one or more of the following research areas: 1) The impact of exercise on mobility; 2) The inter-relationship between psychological function and social function; 3) Causes and consequences of multimorbidity, frailty, and polypharmacy; 4) The role of caregiving, equity, economics and transportation in optimal aging; 5) The understanding of the biological mechanisms of diseases of aging; 6) Evaluating approaches to knowledge translation to improve optimal aging; 7) The use of technology to promote optimal aging and aging in place.

For the application form and detailed instructions on ​how to apply for these grants, click here

Deadline: 5 p.m. on July 13, 2017 to MIRAinfo@mcmaster.ca.  ​


Matching funds

​Matching funds could be available for opportunities that require a matching contribution. 


Questions about ​any of these funding opportunities may be submitted to Laura Harrington at harrinl@mcmaster.ca or MIRAinfo@mcmaster.ca.

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