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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
Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence is given to recognize
excellence in research leading to new understanding and novel
developments in microelectronics or the application of microelectronics
in Canada. The award includes a monetary prize of $3,500. Candidates
for the award may be faculty, students or alumnae who have successfully
completed a masters or PhD in a Canadian university within
the previous three calendar years. The deadline for receipt of
nominations is April 19.
has approved two major revisions in the timeline for its group
grants program. The deadline for submission of the letter of
intent has been changed from April 1 to Aug. 15. Accordingly,
the deadline for the full group core application has also been
changed from Sept. 1 to March 1. The revised timeline will allow
applicants to finalize their description of the group and core
budget requests after the outcome of the September operating
competition is known.
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) has advised that
it is accepting applications for grants of up to $25,000 and
letters of intent for two-year grants of up to $80,000 per year.
CANFAR funds research in the basic sciences, clinical, epidemiological
and psycho-social aspects of HIV infection and AIDS. The deadline
for applications for the $25,000 grants is May 19, while the
deadline for submission of letters of intent for the two-year
grants is May 5.
term of the social sciences representative on the vice-presidents
grants committee is expiring and expressions of interest and
nominations for a replacement are invited by May 5, 2000. The
vice-presidents grants committee adjudicates applications
for internal travel and research funds under the Social Sciences
and Humanities Research Council general grant and for the vice-presidents
Mustard Fellowship in Work Environment and Health provides support
to outstanding researchers to build innovative research capabilities
to conduct multidisciplinary studies in the area of work environments
and employee health. Areas of particular interest include: the
organization of work and organizational/managerial processes
in relation to health; promoting and evaluating workplace health
interventions; and the biological correlates of work and stress.
The fellowship offers two years of support at a level of approximately
$50,000 per year. The deadline for applications is May 31.
has announced a new strategic theme program titled Rethinking
Productivity. The goal of this program is to encourage and support
interdisciplinary and collaborative research and training on
relationships among economic, social and cultural development.
Two types of funding are available under this program: strategic
theme research grants and interdisciplinary conference grants.
Application for the strategic theme research grants will initially
be through letters of intent which have to be submitted by May
31. There will be two competitions for the interdisciplinary
conference grants. The deadlines for those are Oct. 2, 2000,
and Sept. 15, 2001. A complete description of the program including
detailed application procedures is available at www.sshrc.ca/english/programinfo/grantsguide/productivity.html.
August 1999, the European Commission launched a call for proposals
under the European Unions Fifth Framework Program for technological
research and development. The call for proposals is part of the
horizontal cooperation program known as Confirming the International
Role of Community Research (INCOII). This call encourages the
organization of activities (seminars, workshops and conferences,
networking, etc.) to promote technological research and development
within both the European Union and cooperating countries. The
call for proposals is available at www.cordis.lu/inco2/calls/199909.htm.
Proposals are accepted every four months, with the next deadline
June 16 and the last one on Oct. 6, 2002.
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute invites applications from scholars,
librarians, students and artists who wish to undertake research
or training in India during the 2001-2002 academic year. Eligibility
is restricted to those specializing in India Studies in the areas
of the arts, humanities, and the social sciences, including education,
management, and law. The deadline for receipt of applications
is June 30.
Janeway Child Health Centre invites applications from researchers
within the province for one-year research studies that are related
to child health care, including epidemiological, clinical and
basic sciences research. The maximum award is $15,000 and is
intended to provide startup funds for new investigators, and
interim short-term funding of established investigators until
more secure and long-term sources of funding can be assessed.
The deadline for submission of applications is Sept. 1.
University of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation
oint trust fund (full application).
the Izaak Walton Killam research fellowships.
of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Basil OConnor
starter grants (full application).