27, 2000, Gazette)
more information about the items below, or to request application
materials, contact Rosalind Collins at the Office of Research,
737-8251 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
change and agriculture
Canadian Agri-Food Research Council (CARC) has announced a three-year
program to support science networks in the carrying out of basic
research related to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
from Canadian agriculture. Emissions from agriculture are primarily
nitrous oxide associated with fertilizer and animal manure use,
and methane associated with cattle and livestock manure. The
initiative will support research in the areas of crop nutrient
management, livestock nutrient management, manure management,
carbon sequestration, and biofuels. Funding up to the value of
$250,000 is available on a matching basis over a three-year period.
Application is initially through letters of intent which should
not exceed two pages and which must be submitted by May 5. Further
information is available on the CARC Web site (www.carc-crac.ca)
Heritage, through its Multiculturalism Program, offers funding
towards strategic research that contributes to the understanding
of diversity issues in contemporary Canadian society. This years
call for proposals is directed toward the following five areas:
the inter-sectionality of diversity; social/economic consequences
of racism; conceptions of ethnicity in contemporary Canadian
Society; economic dimensions of Multiculturalism; and understanding
socio-demographic diversity in the consumption of cultural products.
Proposals should not exceed ten pages and should be submitted
along with the required application form by deadline May 15.
For the current year, as a pilot initiative, funding is also
offered to help multi-cultural organizations and university partners
work on developing feasibility/exploratory research proposals.
The deadline for submission of requests under this initiative
is also May 15.
Research Fellowships are offered on a competitive basis to support
researchers in the fields of humanities, social sciences, natural
sciences, health sciences and engineering. The purpose of the
fellowships are to provide release time from teaching and administrative
duties to individual scholars to pursue independent research.
Up to two years of support may be requested. The fellowships
provide partial or full salary replacement to a maximum of $53,000
per year. The deadline for applications is May 31.
infant death syndrome
are invited for grants funded by the Canadian Foundation for
the study of Infant Deaths for research into Sudden Infant Death
Syndrome. Grants may be awarded toward any discipline which is
concerned with the causes, effects , and/or prevention of SIDS.
All awards are of one years duration. Funding is available
for studentships and fellowships at MRC rates and for special
projects to a maximum of $35,000. The application deadline is
on chronic pain
Canadian Pain Society in partnership with Parke-Davis offers
a research award of $10,000 to support research about chronic
pain in humans. The funds are designated for researchers who
are within the final two years of a Ph.D program or equivalent
or who are within the first five years of independent practice
or of a first faculty appointment. The application form is available
on the Web at www.medicine.dal.ca/cps/awards/parkedavisad.stm.
The deadline for submission of applications is June 30.
Cancer Research Society, Inc. (CRS) strategic research
program (full application).
Memorial University research grants program (salary-based research
Institutes of Health (NIH)(US) research grant.
of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation joint trust fund
(letter of intent).
Whitaker Foundation biomedical engineering research
grant (full application).
Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) community alliances
for health research (full application); the interdisciplinary
health research teams (full application).
federalism and federations program: research grant.
Max Bell Foundation health, education and communication
proposals (letters of intent).
Lung Association/MRC scholarship (letter of intent).
Dystrophy Association (MDA) (US) research grants
program (request for application-designated form).