(June 28, 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 Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre offers a research
award program to enhance the understanding of problem gambling
and strengthen treatment and prevention practice. One-year research
awards will be available to a maximum of $175,000 per project
for direct costs, plus an additional 20 per cent of the requested
amount for indirect costs. Any researcher within Canada is eligible
to apply, but the majority of data collection must be conducted
within Ontario communities and focus on Ontario residents. Application
is initially through letters of intent. The deadline for submission
is July 9.
The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Institute (ACPI) invites research
proposals in the areas of hydrocarbon evaluation, environmental
impacts and effects, operations and technologies, and policy.
Of particular interest are proposals that address deep-water
technology and operations challenges. ACPIs funding for
successful proposals will be in the range of $20,000 to $50,000
per proposal year. For further details, visit www.acpi.ca. The deadline for
submission of either preliminary proposals (maximum of five pages)
or full proposals (maximum of 15 pages) is July 20.
The Institute for Aboriginal Peoples Health has issued
a request for applications for Aboriginal Capacity and Developmental
Research Environment (ACADRE). The purpose of this initiative
is to develop a network of supportive research environments across
Canada that will facilitate the development of Aboriginal capacity
in health research. The initiative will fund up to seven ACADRE
Centres with a focus on Aboriginal health in the first year of
the program, with the possibility of additional centres being
developed in subsequent years. Applications can be made for either
a full grant or for a planning grant. The application deadline
is Aug. 1.
material for NSERC grants
Faculty members who plan to submit applications for research
grants or applicants to the University Faculty Awards Program
under NSERCs fall grants competition are required to submit
a Notification of Intent to Apply (Form 180) to NSERC by Aug.
15. NSERC has forwarded, by e-mail, an information package to
all known potential applicants. First-time applicants and researchers
who have not recently applied to NSERC will not receive this
information directly. This information and an electronic version
of Form 180 are available only at NSERCs Web site: www.nserc.ca/forms/formtable_e.htm. Applicants will have
to mail their completed Form 180 (on legal paper) and required
appendices (with the appropriate number of copies as specified
in the instructions) to NSERC by Aug. 15. Potential applicants,
who do not intend to apply, are also requested to print the PDF
version of the Form 180 on NSERCs Web site, complete the
top section of the form and return it to NSERC before Aug. 15.
material for NSERC MFA applications
Faculty members who plan to submit applications for an MFA grant
must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Major Facilities
Access Grant (Form 181) to NSERC by Aug. 15. This information
and an electronic version of Form 181 are only available at NSERCs
Web site: www.nserc.ca/forms/formtable_e.htm. Up-to-date information
on this program is also available at www.nserc.ca/programs/resguide/mfa.htm.
The Human Frontier Science Program is offering three-year postdoctoral
fellowships to support basic research focused on complex mechanisms
of living organisms. Particular emphasis is placed on bringing
scientists from fields such as physics, mathematics, chemistry,
computer science and engineering together with biologists to
open up new approaches to understanding complex biological sciences.
Further information is available at www.hfsp.org. The deadline for
applications is Sept. 3.
Cure research program
The Canadian Hemophilia Society in collaboration with the Genetics
Institute has established the Care Until Cure research program
to support clinical research, including outcome evaluation, to
improve the quality of life of persons with hemophilia and other
inherited bleeding disorders. Grants of up to two years with
a maximum value of $50,000 per year are offered. The deadline
for submission of applications is Sept. 29.
Merck Sharp and Dohme International fellowships in clinical pharmacology
are offered to promote and strengthen the discipline of clinical
pharmacology in countries outside of the United States. Four
two-year fellowships with an annual stipend of $35,000 plus travel
and medical benefits are offered on an annual basis and are tenable
at recognized training institutions in the United States. Candidates
must have an MD degree or equivalent and must be licensed to
practice medicine in their home country. The deadline for applications
is Oct. 15.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Health Canada research
initiative on hepatitis C: operating grants; training/salary
support (letter of intent).
Winchell Foundation cancer research fund (postdoctoral
fellowships for basic and physician scientists).
Foundation of Canada (JDF) research grants/career development
postdoctoral fellowships (abstract).
Foundation special opportunity awards (full application).
of Health Research operating grants (letter of intent).
and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) research grants
(individual, group, project, university faculty awards, major
facilities access) [notification of intent].
& Engineering Research Council of Canada Industrial
MITACS (Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems)
new research projects.
Smuts Memorial Fund Smuts visiting fellowship in Commonwealth
Burroughs Wellcome Fund clinical scientist awards in translational