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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
Fellowships are offered by the NATO Committee on the Challenges
of Modern Society (CCMS) to allow Fellows to contribute to the
work of CCMS pilot studies. The purpose of the pilot studies
is to suggest, on the basis of existing knowledge, solutions
to problems relating to the natural and social environment. Fellowship
awards are open to any qualified national of a NATO member country
and are available under the pilot study areas of: advanced cancer
risk assessment methods; clean products and processes; evaluation
of demonstrated and emerging remedial action technologies for
the treatment of contaminated land and groundwater; the future
trends of concentration of migratory movements in large cities;
modelling nutrient loads and response in river and estuary systems;
and regional/ transboundary transport of air pollution. Applications
are required by Feb. 28.
Syndrome (SDS) Canada is pleased to announce for the first time
a research grant competition. SDS Canada is a relatively new
registered charity formed to benefit people with this genetic
disease. Awards will have a maximum term of three years although
one- and two-year proposals are encouraged and will be considered.
For exceptional proposals and where justified, a maximum of $25,000/y
will be awarded. Completed letters of intent should be received
by Feb. 28.
Climate Change Action Fund (CCAF) is inviting proposals for funding
through the science sub-component of the CCAF, for research that
will improve the identification and projection of climate/weather
extremes in Canada. Proposals are invited particularly in the
area of defining and identifying extreme events from existing
records and in the area of projecting changes in climate/weather
extremes. Total CCAF funding of approximately $500,000 is available
for this call for proposals for the period covering April 1,
2000, to March 31, 2001. It is envisioned that five to eight
proposals will be funded. The deadline for submission of proposals
is March 10. More information can be found at Web site www.ec.gc.ca/climate/code/callprop.htm
Canada is pleased to announce a prize of $700 to a Canadian graduate
student or senior undergraduate for the best research paper in
the area of the economic and/or social value of weather products
and services. The winning student will be invited to present
his/her paper at the Canadian Meterological and Oceanographic
Society annual conference at the University of Victoria in Victoria,
British Columbia, in late May/early June 2000. Travel expenses
for the conference will be covered and are in addition to the
awarded prize. The deadline for submission of the research paper
is April 14. More information on the conference can be found
and the Web site for Environment Canada is www1.tor.ec.gc.ca/airg
has posted the details of their revised Strategic Grants Program
as well as detailed application guidelines on their website.
The revised program description highlights the fact that although
non-academic participants should be actively involved in all
stages of the research project, a cash contribution from the
non-academic participants is not required. The application deadline
is April 15.
million research program
Financial Services Program at York Universitys business
school has announced the establishment of an exciting new initiative
The Schulich School of Business National Research Program
in Public Policy and Financial Services. Funded through a unique,
public-private partnership, this five-year venture will make
available up to $1.2 million in research funding to academics
and doctoral students in Canadian universities and colleges.
The program will support research projects, case writing, and
doctoral dissertations that focus on the dynamic interplay between
public policy and the financial services sector. For the first
award cycle, applications for all categories must be received
no later than May 15, 2000. For the second award cycle, the deadline
date for research project support will be Jan. 31, 2001, while
that for doctoral dissertation and case writing support will
be March 31, 2001. More information can be obtained from www.schulich.yorku.ca.
Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA)
invites submissions from either graduate or undergraduate students
under its 2000 CAPPA Essay Contest. The prize consists of a cash
award of $250; free registration, hotel accommodation and travel
to the 2000 IPAC National Conference on Canadian Governance
in the 21st Century to be held in Ottawa from Aug. 27-30;
and a summary of the winning entry and a brief note on the author
will be submitted to the Canadian Public Administration Journal
of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. The deadline
for entries is May 31. Information on the contest entry requirements
is available from the Office of Research.
Cancer Research Institute (New York) (CRINY)
postdoctoral fellowship in general or cancer immunology.
Fibrosis Foundation (US) summer scholarships
for Work & Health Mustard Fellowship
in Work Environment and Health.
Rick Hansen Institute MRC Canadian neurotrauma
research program: fellowships.
group grant (letter of intent); research personnel programs:
fellowships; muscular dystrophy association/MRC fellowships;
schizophrenia society of Canada/MRC fellowships.
collaborative linkage grants; expert visits (life sciences and
environmental & earth sciences).
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
K.J.R. Wightman award for research in biomedical ethics.
community-university research alliances (letter of intent).
Whitaker Foundation biomedical engineering research
grant (preliminary application).
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fellowships; studentships.