What we do:

  • support applied health research on priority topics
  • build research capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • mobilize research knowledge for the provincial health system


Grants for Applied Health Research

The Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR) Awards Program, launched on May 21, 2015, will provide a total of $122,000 to support applied health research in Newfoundland and Labrador. 

The NLCAHR Awards fund researchers and graduate students for work on research projects with direct relevance to one or more of NLCAHR’s priority themes.  The following priority research themes will be the focus of this year’s awards program:


  • The challenges of population health and health services in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Health promotion and wellness;
  • Efficiency and effectiveness of the provincial health system.

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Funding for Research on Aging: Congratulations to the NL-HARP Winners

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has awarded a total of $108,980 to seven research projects through the 2015 Newfoundland and Labrador Healthy Aging Research Program (NL-HARP), a funding opportunity administered by the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research to support research that aligns with the Provincial Healthy Aging Framework.  Since its inception in 2008, NL-HARP has provided close to $1.1 million in support of research into healthy aging.  


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