2020 3rd Quarter Update

PSI News and Updates Cover picture with paper/refresh button icon and text Posted: October 21, 2020

PSI Foundation provides quarterly updates to keep Ontario’s physicians and the general public informed about our activities and achievements. If you have any feedback about these updates, please email the PSI Foundation office.

More than $700,000 in New Funding Approved in September

More than 15 applications totalling $744,000 were approved at the September Grants Committee meeting. At this meeting, the Grants Committee reviewed the standard funding streams (New Investigator Grant, Health Research Grant, Resident Research, etc.), as well as applications for the 2020 Research Trainee Fellowship.

More information about the funded studies is available on PSI’s Funded Research page. We look forward to featuring these studies and the grant recipients on the PSI website in the coming months.

We thank all of the applicants for their submissions, external peer reviewers for enhancing the scientific rigour of our granting program, and Ontario institutions for supporting PSI with the award process.

Enhancements to New Investigator Funding Stream

PSI Foundation is committed to supporting the research efforts of new investigators. We are pleased to announce that the maximum amount for New Investigator research grant has been increased to $300,000 over three years, with a maximum of $100,000 for any year.

Funding guidelines have been updated accordingly.

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