19, 2000, Gazette)
For more information about
the items below, or to request
application materials, contact Elaine Whelan at the Office of
Research, 737-8251 or e-mail
materials available for research
The National Institute on Aging Cell Repository has assembled
panels of primate materials for distribution. These panels contain
samples from ring-tailed lemur, black-handed spider monkey, woolly
monkey, red-bellied tamarin, pig-tailed macaque, rhesus macaque,
orangutan, gorilla, chimpanzee and bonobo. These samples are
available either as fibroblast cultures or DNA. Additional information
may be found at www.locus.umdnj.edu.nia
or through contact with the repository at 856-757-4848.
for literacy research
The Valuing Literacy in Canada program is a joint initiative
of SSHRC and the National Literacy Secretariat of Human Resources
Development Canada. The program offers several types of funding
to encourage multidisciplinary approaches to literacy research
that encompass the social, economic and cultural dimensions of
literacy in Canada. Strategic partnership development grants
of up to $5,000 to seek and develop potential partnerships for
research activities relating to adult literacy in Canada may
be requested at any time. Applications for strategic research
grants of up to $50,000 annually for a maximum three-year period
may be submitted by deadline Nov. 30. In addition, doctoral and
postdoctoral fellowship supplements of $5,000 may be requested
when applying under the regular SSHRC fellowships program.
The Office of Research has received a copy of the Japan Foundation
Torontos 2001-2002 Program Guide. This guide provides an
overview of programs available in Canada including the Japan
Foundation Open Programs, the AUCC administered special grants
program and Tanaka Fund Program, and the Japan-Canada Fund at
the Canada Council for the Arts. The deadline for application
under the Japan Foundation Open Programs is Dec. 1 while for
AUCC administered programs, it is Nov. 3.
A reminder that researchers planning to apply to the Arthritis
Society for research operating grants, multi-centre group grants,
or arthritis society/industry grants must register their intent
to apply by Nov. 15. The deadline for submission of full applications
is Dec. 15.
The Canada Council for the Arts is now accepting nominations
for their Killam, Molson, and Diefenbaker Prizes and Awards.
The Killam program (nominations deadline of Nov. 1) offers one
prize of $100,000 in each of the natural sciences, engineering,
and health sciences. Molson prizes (nominations deadline Dec.
1) of $50,000 are awarded to a distinguished individual in each
of the arts and social sciences/humanities. The John G. Diefenbaker
Award (nominations deadline of Dec. 1) is valued at $75,000 plus
a travel grant of $20,000 and is aimed at German scholars in
support of research in any of the disciplines of the social sciences
Diabetes research funding
Revised forms for application under the research support programs
of the Canadian Diabetes Association are now available at www.diabetes.ca
under the professional section. The association has advised that
there are major revisions to the guide as well as to the application
forms for the upcoming competition. Changes of note include an
operating grant ceiling of $75,000 ($40,000 in the case of applied
research) and the creation of a new doctoral research award.
The deadline for submission of applications is Dec. 1.
Breast Cancer competition
The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
is pleased to invite applications for its annual Atlantic Canada
Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon Research Grant Competition. The competition
is open to all breast cancer researchers working in and conducting
their breast cancer research in Atlantic Canada. Under the terms
of the competition, grants of up to $40,000 each will be available.
Deadline for submission of applications is Dec. 15, 2000.
Association for Canadian Studies Aid to student conference
Baker, E.A. Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness/CNIB
Fellowships; research fund.
Canada Council Arts molson prizes; John G. Diefenbaker
Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) Grants-in-aid; personnel
awards: postdoctoral fellowships and scholarships.
Canadian Heritage (Department of)/Canadian Studies Program
Annual funding competition.
Canadian Historical Association Sir John A. MacDonald
prize; Wallace K. Ferguson prize.
Cattell, J.M. Fund Sabbatical award.
Imperial Oil Limited University research grants (new grants).
Japan Foundation Fellowship program; Japanese language
education fellowship; research/conference/seminar grant program;
library support program; study-in-Japan grant program; salary
assistance program for full-time Japanese language teachers;
training program for teachers of the Japanese language; assistance
program for the development of Japanese-language teaching resources;
Japanese-language study program for librarians.
Memorial Petro-Canada young innovator award; new special
research initiatives; Memorial University-Bergen University (Norway)
National Cancer Institute of Canad (NCIC) Terry Fox new
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Collaborative
linkage grants; expert visits (life sciences and environmental
& earth sciences).
Royal Society of Canada McNeil medal for the public awareness
The Whitaker Foundation Biomedical engineering research
grant (preliminary application).
SSHRC/Kahanoff Foundation The Non-Profit Sector in Canada.
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