(February 8, 2001, 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 email@example.com
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation has announced
its inaugural postdoctoral award competition. Candidates are
to propose a training program which must include a work placement
with a decision-maker, and a communications skills development
component. It should also include teamwork on priority research
issues; acquiring new tools and experience to deepen specialty
knowledge, and also the teaching of undergraduates and graduates
or the mentoring of graduates. A total of $5 million will be
available over the next five years under this program. The foundation
will provide up to eleven awards per year, each with a two-year
(or equivalent) period and an annual (or equivalent) stipend
of $40,000 and allowance of $5,000. For more information, please
visit www.chsrf.ca/english/programs or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for requests or enquiries.
Applications must be submitted by Feb. 15.
Research Advancement Award
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation invites nominations
for its 2001 Health Services Research Advancement Award. Any
individual, team or organization that has contributed significantly
to the advancement of the health services research community
of Canada may be nominated. Winners will receive a plaque and
$10,000 for use in the advancement of health services research.
Nominations must be submitted by March 30.
to study water issues
The Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science of
the University of Miami have announced the third Summer Institute
on Interdisciplinary Science in the Americas. The theme is Integrated
Management of Water Resources in the Americas: Challenges and
Emerging Issues. Travel to and from Miami, housing, meals, expenses,
local transportation and health insurance will be provided to
all selected participants. Applications are invited from researchers,
managers, policy makers, community leaders, or advanced graduate
students with backgrounds or current activities related to water
issues. Applicants must also be affiliated with a research, educational,
or resource management institution. Detailed application instructions
can be found at www.rsmas.miami.edu/IAIUM. Applications must
be postmarked by March 30, 2001.
Atlantic Salmon Federation Olin fellowships.
Banting Research Foundation research grants (postdoctoral
research fellowships for basic and physician scientists).
Canadian Liver Foundation operating grants.
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
subsidies for publication; travel grants; conference/seminar/workshop
Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation cancer research
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) nursing research
Huntingtons Disease Society of America, Inc. initiative
Leukemia Society of America translational research program
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada/Law
Commission of Canada Transition in Relationships (a strategic
The Whitaker Foundation special opportunity award (preliminary
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation Alton Ochsner award relating
smoking and health.
Bayer/Canadian Blood Services/Héma-Québec Partnership
Fund partnership fund (full application).
The Fyssen Foundation post-doctoral study grants.
York University - Financial Services Program The Schulich
School of Business National Research Program in Public Policy
and Financial Services (doctoral dissertation and case writing