24, 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 email@example.com
and ice workshop
Clean Seas will be hosting the International Oil and Ice Workshop
to be held April 5-7. This workshop will focus on the environmental,
logistical and operational issues associated with the risk of
oil spills from oil exploration and development projects in ice
prone environments and the associated spill prevention and response.
The deadline to register is March 15. For more information, visit
the Web site at: www.alaskacleanseas.org/Oil&IceWeb.
Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI) has announced
a workshop on coastal contaminants in the Atlantic, to be held
June 22-25, 2000, in Bar Harbor, Maine. This workshop will provide
a regional forum for researchers working in the fields of ecotoxicology,
immunotoxicology, endocrinology, pathobiology, environmental
chemistry, epidemiology, public health and related fields. A
minimum of 10 travel scholarships will be offered to qualified
graduate students to attend this workshop. The deadline for student
applications is March 15, with a general application deadline
of May 1, 2000. For further information, visit the Web site at
and mental health
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health offers a number of postdoctoral
fellowships each year to provide fellows with a comprehensive
training program in the fields of addiction and mental health
and with training in research techniques. Appointments are for
one year and are subject to renewal for a second year. Postdoctoral
salary is on the MRC scale ($29,155 $33,000) and varies
depending on experience. MDs may spend up to a maximum of 20
per cent of their time in clinical duties. The deadline for application
is April 1.
Centre for Evaluation of Medicine (CEM), St. Josephs Hospital,
Hamilton, Ontario, is inviting applications for a two-year postdoctoral
fellowship in pharmacoeconomics under the supervision of Bernie
OBrien, associate director of CEM and associate professor
in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
McMaster University. The fellowship will be full-time, commencing
July 1, 2000, and offers a stipend comparable to MRC/CIHR fellowships.
The deadline for application is April 1.
Canadian Marfan Association is offering one-year research grants
for clinical or basic research on Marfan Syndrome. A maximum
of $20,000 is available per award. A letter of intent with an
abstract of the proposal, curriculum vitae, and budget outline
is required by deadline Sept. 1.
Environmental Studies Research Fund (ESRF) is a research program
which sponsors environmental and social studies designed to assist
government and regulatory decision-making related to oil and
gas exploration and development on Canadas frontier lands.
The 2000 Study Programs include the two continuing areas of Effects
of Seismic Exploration on the East Coast Fishery and Practical
Considerations for Cumulative Effects Monitoring and Assessment
in Eastern Canadian Offshore Areas. In addition, two new study
areas have been introduced: Seabird Monitoring and Identification
of Sensitive Areas and Environmental Constraints to Oil and Gas
Exploration in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Requests for
proposals are normally issued at the beginning of the year. RFPs
are posted on the Web site www.cnopb.nfnet.com.
Cancer Research Institute (NY) (CRINY)
Clinical Trials Program/ Prostate Cancer Initiative.
Farmers of Canada research funding program (letter
Academic Exchange Service DAAD-AICGS grant.
Subvention Board of Memorial University of Newfoundland
Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) program project grants
(letter of intent); Eli Lilly Awards Program: The Robert L. Noble
Prize; The O.Harold Warwick Prize; The William E. Rawls Prize
partnership program: strategic projects.
Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
gold medal award.
Indo-Canadian Institute CIDA-SICI project.