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Massage therapy research funding competition still open

Dec. 3, 2013 — The Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research has announced the 2013 Massage Therapy Research Fund competition is now accepting applications. The application deadline is December 31, 2013.

December 3, 2013  By Massage Therapy Canada staff

Application forms and submission guidelines can be downloaded through the In-Cam website.

the Massage Therapy Research Fund (MTRF), IN-CAM invites applications
relevant to at least one of the following research areas:

– Massage therapy effectiveness and efficacy, and safety
– Massage therapy access and delivery
– Massage therapy policy
– Massage therapy knowledge translation

A total funding of $40,000 is offered. Grant applications up to $20,000 will be considered.


principal investigator must be affiliated with a Canadian institution
that is able to hold and administer research grants (e.g. universities,
hospitals or research institution). The research team may include
members affiliated with non-Canadian institutions. One member of the
research team must be a massage therapist. Graduate students completing
masters and PhD level training and post-doctoral fellows are welcome to

Funds are granted to the charitable institution, not to an individual.

For additional information or any inquiries regarding this funding competition, please contact Ania Kania at

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