2, 1999, 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
a world leader in plasma proteins and biotechnologies, has established
the Centeon Canadian Research Fund, in collaboration with Canadian
Blood Services and Héma-Québec, to support research
in the general area of plasma protein based therapy and biotechnology
and organization of related services. The research will be conducted
in Canada by researchers affiliated with Canadian universities
and not-for-profit health-related organizations. Individual grants
of up to $30,000 will be awarded. Applicants must be affiliated
with a Canadian university or not-for-profit health-related organization
(including community groups and research laboratories engaged
in health research). The deadline for submission of proposals
is Jan. 5. Additional information can be found at Web site http://www.centeon.com/na.
Sustainable Forest Management Network (SFMN) has issued a call
for proposals for the year 2000-2001. SFMN is one of Canadas
15 Networks of Centres of Excellence. The SFMN is hosted by the
University of Alberta and is entering its sixth year of funding.
Funding partners beyond the NCE program are involved, including
provincial governments, forest industries, universities and First
Nations. The overall goal of the SFMN is to develop knowledge,
strategies and tools to ensure that Canadas boreal forests
are effectively managed, such that biological diversity will
be preserved and the resource base will be sustained for future
generations. The deadline for completed applications is Jan.
7. Further information can be found at Web site http://www.ualberta.ca/sfm/.
Resources Development Canada has announced the next call for
proposals under Child Care Visions, a research and development
program which was created in 1995. Proposals are encouraged in
the areas of rural child care, on and off reserve child care,
family child care, flexible hours, special needs and other non-traditional
child care services. The deadline for receipt of proposals is
Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, in partnership
with the Canadian Paraplegic Association, the Newfoundland Brain
Injury Association, and the Rick Hansen Institute are offering
grants that can be awarded for a one to three year duration,
depending on available funding. These grants are available in
three areas: Project Grants (Rehabilitation Projects and Injury
Prevention Projects); Research Grants (Operating Grants and Personnel
Awards); and Biomedical Research Grants (Operating and Equipment
Grants and Personnel Awards). Project grants can be awarded for
$3,000 to $60,000 and the amount of awards will vary for Research
Grants and Biomedical Research Grants. Guidelines and application
forms can be obtained at web site www.rickhansen.org.
The deadline for submission of applications for project and research
grants is Feb. 1, and the deadline for biomedical research grants
is March 1.
Canadian Neurotrauma Research Program (CNRP) is supported by
the Rick Hansen Institute, NeuroScience Canada Foundation, Canadian
NeuroScience Partnership, Regeneration Tour Society, The Alberta
Paraplegic Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Initiative, Manitoba Neurotrauma
Initiative, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, and the Medical Research
Council. In its second year of operation, the CNRP will invest
over $2.7 million to support fellowships, operating grants and
pilot projects. The deadline date for submission of applications
for operating grants is March 1, while for fellowships, the deadline
date is April 1. Further information and applications can be
found on MRCs Web site at http://www.mrc.gc.ca.
Inventory of Canadian Agri-Food Research (ICAR) provides a comprehensive
and up-to-date source of information on current agriculture,
aquaculture, and food research. It may be accessed through a
new and improved Web site at http://res2.agr.ca/icar.
Instructions are provided on the website for those researchers
who would like to add their current agriculture, aquaculture,
or food research projects to the Inventory.
International Space Station Forum 2000 will be holding the first
global utilisation conference organised by the five Space Station
Partners in Berlin, Germany on June 13-15, 2000. For further
information and for registering your interest, visit the ISS
Forum 2000 Web site at: www.estec. esa.int/ISSForum2000.
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Canadian Studies
Ingraham Bunting Institute Berkshire summer
fellowships (doctoral, post-doctoral, ISER book post-doctoral
Dystrophy Association (US) research grant (application).
Institute (US) postdoctoral fellowships;
senior fellowships; predoctoral fellowships.
major collaborative research initiatives (letter of intent).
Blood Services career development fellowship