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
new opportunities program
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced the next
set of deadlines for its New Opportunities program. The deadline
dates are: June 1, Sept. 1, Dec. 1, 2000, and March 1, 2001.
The New Opportunities program provides funding on a matching
basis towards the equipment needs of new researchers in the areas
of health, environment, science and engineering. To be considered
eligible, researchers must be taking up their first full-time
academic appointment in a Canadian degree-granting institution.
The application to this program must be made within the first
18 months of the researchers appointment. For additional
information, please visit CFIs Web site www.innovation.ca
or contact Pamela White at email@example.com
Medical Research Council of Canada invites nominations for the
Michael Smith Award for Excellence. This award, which consists
of a medal plus $50,000, is presented annually to an outstanding
Canadian investigator who has demonstrated innovation, creativity,
and dedication in health research. Candidates must hold a position
within a Canadian academic, governmental or industrial institution,
hospital or affiliated research institution and must have had
no more than 12 years of experience as an independent investigator.
Nominations must be submitted by a member of the Canadian health
research community and must be endorsed by the executive head
of the nominees home institution. The deadline for submission
of nominations is June 1.
Ontario March of Dimes is inviting investigators to submit letters
of intent for basic biomedical or applied rehabilitation research.
Special consideration will be given to junior investigators and/or
those seeking seed funding for highly innovative projects. Grants
will be for a maximum value of $20,000. The deadline for submission
of letters of intent is June 2.
two-day strategic planning session will be held June 10-11 at
the University of Ottawa to discuss the establishment of an integrated
national research effort in transfusion science within the framework
of CIHR. Participation is sought from researchers already working
in this area as well as from investigators interested in carrying
out research involved with the Canadian blood system in the future.
A limited number of travel grants are available. For further
information, or to register, contact Cilla Perry, Research and
Development, Canadian Blood Services, 1800 Alta Vista Drive,
Ottawa, by telephone (613) 739-2408 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Fellowships
of three to 12 months are available for specialization in India
Studies in the areas of the arts, humanities, and social sciences
including education, management and law. The deadline for receipt
of completed applications is June 30.
Medical Services Inc. has announced a new program for the provision
of three to five year seed funding on a matching funds basis
to stimulate development of history of medicine teaching and
research activity in non-Ontario academic medical institutions.
Individuals or research groups may apply as long as the principal
investigator holds a faculty appointment in an academic medical
institution. The deadline for application is July 1.
are invited for the NSERC 2001 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships.
These fellowships are awarded to enhance the career development
of outstanding and highly promising scientists and engineers
who are faculty members of Canadian universities. Two years of
support at the value of $90,000 per year is provided to relieve
fellows of teaching and administrative duties so that they can
devote all their time and energy to research. Candidates should
have obtained their doctorate within the last 12 years (excluding
parental leave) and must hold a grant from NSERC. Nominations
must be received at NSERC by July 1.
American Heart Association Grant-in-aid research
Pain Society Research award in chronic
and Colitis Foundation of Canada Finkelstein Prize.
Information Science Foundation (IISF)
Visiting researcher support program.
Special initiatives grants; research development initiatives