9, 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
deadline for the second round of applications under the pilot
stage of SSHRCs Community-University Research Alliances
(CURA) program is April 10, 2000, for submission of letters of
intent. This second competition will provide funding for eight
new CURAs to add to the 22 CURAs established through the first
competition round. Interested researchers at Memorial should
note, however, that because a CURA was funded at Memorial under
the first competition round, Memorial can only participate as
a member of a consortium in this second competition round.
SSHRC -CMHC program
order to encourage collaborative, multi-sectoral housing research
in priority areas, SSHRC and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing
Corporation (CMHC) have launched a joint funding program to supplement
SSHRCs CURA (Community-University Research Alliances) program.
For applications under the CURA program which relate to either
of the themes of housing in sustainable communities or aboriginal
housing in Canada, a request may be made for supplementary funding
of $125,000 per year in addition to the $200,000 per year available
under the CURA program. This supplementary amount will be awarded
to one CURA under each of the two housing themes. The competition
cycle and application process for the basic CURA program will
apply to this initiative. The next deadline for submission under
the CURA program (this will be the second competition under the
pilot stage) is April 10 for submissions of letters of intent.
Canadian Liver Foundation offers research grants of up to $60,000
annually for research into the causes, diagnosis, prevention
and treatment of diseases of the liver. Grants are normally awarded
for a two-year period. The deadline for application is April
of Dimes is inviting all qualified scientists with faculty appointments
or the equivalent, at universities, hospitals and research institutions,
to submit applications for research grants directed at the prevention
of birth defects. Research subjects appropriate for support by
the March of Dimes include basic biological processes governing
development, genetics, clinical studies, studies of reproductive
health, environmental toxicology, and social and behavioural
studies relevant to their mission. The letter of intent must
be submitted by April 30 and the deadline date for submission
of full applications is Sept. 30.
order to encourage research into public policy issues concerning
ways to reduce harm caused by the use of tobacco in Canada, SSHRC
and the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) are offering
Policy Research Grants available under two different funding
mechanisms: annual competitive cycle grants and fast track grants.
Annual competitive cycle grants are open to researchers and teams
of researchers affiliated with either a post-secondary institution
or a non-profit organization that is involved in tobacco control
policy. Grants will be for a maximum of $50,000 per year for
up to three years. The deadline for application is April 30.
Fast track grants are available to researchers or teams of researchers
at any time of the year in order to take advantage of fleeting
opportunities in the tobacco control policy landscape. Funding
will be for a maximum of $25,000 for up to a one-year period.
Applications may be submitted anytime after April 30.
second Summer Institute offered by the Inter-American Institute
for Global Change Research (IAI) will be held in Miami, Florida,
from July 16 to Aug. 4. The theme of the institute is Environmental
and Social Implications of Land Use and Land Cover Change in
the Americas. Twenty participants will be selected to participate
and support will be provided for travel, accommodations, and
meals. Although applications will be accepted from mid-career
scientists and advanced graduate students, preference will be
given to applicants in the early stages of their careers (within
eight years of graduation). The deadline for applications is
postmark March 31. Further information is available at www.rsmas.miami.edu/IAIUM/Inst2000.
Hospital for Sick Children external grants
program (full application).
of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation research grants
(letter of intent).
research grants; major research grants.
College of Physicians and Surgeons RCPSC-AMS award
in research and development in medical education; Royal College
faculty development grant.