Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Jon Levine, MD, PhD
School of Dentistry, UCSF
The Point of No Return: Mechanisms Driving the Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain
October 2, 2019 4:00 p.m.
MGH Room A5-131
David Ginty, PhD,
Harvard Medicial School
2019 Aguayo Lecture: The Sensory Neurons of Touch
October 10, 2019 4:00 p.m.
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, MNI
Julie Masse erg, OT(c), MSc,
School of Rehabilitation, Université de Montréal.
Occupational Therapy’s Unique Contribution to Chronic Pain Management: A Scoping Review
October 16, 2019 4:00 p.m.
MGH Room A5-131
Featured Events
Featured Events
PAINtalks 2019
Nov 23 2019, Time TBC
Amphithéâtre Gesù, 1200 Rue de Bleury, Montréal,
The latest advances on pain, simply explained by experts.
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24th Annual McGill Pain Day
Jan 23 2020, 3:00 p.m.
McGill Residence Hall, 3624 Avenue du Parc
The annual research day celebrating the varied and important research undertaken by our members. This year's plenary speaker is David Bennett from Oxford University
#CanadianPain20
May 19 2020
Calgary, Alberta
The 41st annual meeting of the Canadian Pain Society, May 19-22, 2020
World Congress on Pain 2020
Aug 04 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The 18th WCP organized by the International Association for the Study of Pain from August 4th to the 8th -- be there!
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Graduate Scholarships
THE EDWARDS PH.D. STUDENTSHIPS IN PAIN RESEARCH
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation requests applications for their Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research. The objective of these Studentships is to support full-time research in chronic pain that will be conducted at the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP) or any MUHC/McGill University affiliate. Qualifying applicants must be students who have already been accepted into a PhD. Program at McGill University or be a Masters student who has already applied to the program. If a Masters student is chosen as a recipient of one of the Edwards PhD. Studentships, The Foundation has established a deadline of September 30, 2019 for receipt of documentation of his/her successful transfer to the PhD. program as a condition of this award. The Studentships have a stipend of $20,000 per annum. Funding is for two years with a third year contingent on mutual satisfaction.

The Foundation requires that applicants obtain an agreement for supervision from a Full Member of the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP). Consult http://www.painresearchcentre.mcgill.ca for a list of researchers and research themes. The Principal Investigator will participate in the formulation of a brief description of the research project. Acknowledgement of The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation must be given in any and all publications or posters related to this Studentship. A report is to be written to The Foundation at each year�s end.

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation (edwardsfoundation@jcfmontreal.org) no later than MARCH 18, 2019. Applications must be submitted as a single English .pdf document and contain the following: a) letter of agreement from supervisor, b) two letters of reference, c) a three-page maximum CV (include complete mailing address), d) a list of any and all existing and pending funding and e) a full-page research description, which could include references.

Applications that exceed the page limitations will not be considered.

The Foundation expects any Applicant to withdraw from competition and notify The Foundation if they become the beneficiary of alternate funding before the announcement date.

Call for Submissions: January 2020
Additional information: Edwards PhD Studentships Call.pdf
MCGILL UNIVERSITY INTEGRATED GRADUATE PROGRAM IN NEUROSCIENCE
The McGill University Integrated Graduate Program in Neuroscience offers Neuroscience Recruitment Awards of $5,000 and $10,000 are offered to outstanding new applicants to our Masters and PhD programs and for students transferring within the GPNS from Masters to PhD. These awards are intended to attract the best students to the GPNS and to encourage them to stay in our graduate program through completion of their PhDs. These awards are one-time, no-strings-attached signing bonuses, above and beyond the stipends provided by the thesis supervisors.
For more information visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/ipn/prospective/financial
MCGILL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentships are open to highly qualified Faculty of Medicine graduate students who are registered full-time in a research training program leading to an M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree. Internal Studentships are tenable for one year starting September 1. The Faculty of Medicine contribution for an M.Sc. student is $10,000 and for a Ph.D. student is $12,000. Supervisors are expected to supplement funded applicants with a minimum contribution of $8,000. Students who apply for a Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship are automatically considered for every award for which they are eligible. Successful applicants must be registered at McGill University when applying and for the duration of the award. The deadline for applications is normally in April.
For more information visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/medresearch/graduate/funding/
MCGILL UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF GRADUATE AND POSTDOCTORAL STUDIES
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) at McGill University regularly posts new information concerning graduate funding on their website. We encourage you to visit this site to find detailed information on fellowship competitions, links to the sites of various funding agencies, and application forms for several McGill fellowships and awards. The Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office also publishes a general guide on funding strategies entitled Making Ends Meet, which can be downloaded from their website.
For more information visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/
FONDS DE LA RECHERCHE EN SANT DU QUBEC
The Fonds de la recherche en sant du Qubec) is a fund mandated by the Qubec government to support the development of scientific and technological research into the health of individuals and populations and to contribute to Qubecs economic growth. The FRSQ Training Award Program is designed for university students pursuing health research training in a Master's or Doctoral university program. All health themes are eligible, regardless of proposed methodology or models.
For more information visit: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/bourses-et-subventions
CANADIAN INSTITUTES FOR HEALTH RESEARCH
The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards and Canada Graduate Scholarships Programs are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a PhD degree in a health-related field in Canada or abroad. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's Awards administered by CIHR are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master's degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.
For more information visit: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca
NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA
The NSERC PostGraduate Scholarships Program provides financial support to high-calibre students who are engaged in Master's or Doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows these students to fully concentrate on their studies and to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields.
For more information visit: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca
CANADIAN PAIN SOCIETY
The Canadian Pain Society offers Trainee Research Interchange Program Awards in Basic and Clinical Sciences. The award includes a $1,000 Research Grant and a Travel Award to attend the CPS Annual Meeting. The Award is presented at the Canadian Pain Society conference annual dinner.
For more information visit: http://www.canadianpainsociety.ca/?page=AwardsGrant