Please see our latest issue of ParaTracks for our latest news.
In the Fall/Winter issue of ParaTracks, the article titled “Be Kind to Yourself: Self-Compassion and Well-Being” mistakenly listed Faiza Malik as the writer of the article. Please note that the article was written by Agnieszka Szymanowicz, and not Faiza Malik. We sincerely apologize for this error.
Interested in being involved in research about personal mobility?
Participant recruitment for winter Accessibility Study
Do you use a mobility
device such as a cane,
walker, or wheelchair in the
Call for Proposals
for 2017 Spinal Cord Injury Research Projects
The Manitoba Spinal Cord Injury Research Committee (MSCIRC) is pleased to announce that the 2017 Grants and Awards competition is now underway and accepting applications for spinal cord injury research projects in Manitoba.
Grants provided through this initiative aim to increase understanding of spinal cord function, reduce the disability related to spinal cord injury, increase functional capacity after spinal cord injury, reduce the incidence and effects of secondary complications after spinal cord injury, and increase quality of life and community integration after spinal cord injury. In addition, funding is available for projects that will clearly lead to reduced SCI-related health care costs and projects that have the potential to address SCI-related research and health delivery gaps in Manitoba.
Grant applications will only be considered from applicants appointed at accredited educational institutions, disability related organizations, research institutions or hospitals.
All project applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on. November 24, 2017
Inquiries about the application process are to be directed to:
MSCIRC, c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association (Manitoba) Inc.
Telephone: 204-786-4753, ext. 222
Toll Free within Manitoba 1-800-720-4933
(click)Grants Awards Guide 2017
(click)Operating Grant Module 2017
Motherhood after spinal cord injury
ICORD researchers are seeking moms with SCI who’ve tried breastfeeding to complete 2 surveys in return for a $50 CAD honorarium. Details at:
For more news click on
for our most recent newsletter.