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(November 16, 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
elainew@mun.ca

Clio awards
The Regional History Committee of the Canadian Historical Association is seeking nominations for its Clio Awards. These annual awards are given for meritorious publications or exceptional contributions by individuals or organizations to regional history. Books must bear a 2000 copyright imprint or, if not previously submitted, a 1999 imprint. Nominations must be submitted by December 31.

Canadian space agency
The Canadian Space Agency is pleased to announce opportunities for Canadian researchers to participate in an International Space Station research program aimed at understanding the effects of microgravity on materials sciences, fluid sciences, and aspects of biotechnology studies. Full details regarding this opportunity, as well as instructions and forms for proposal preparation are available at website www.space.gc.ca/microgravity_ao. The deadline for letters of intent is November 17, 2000 with full proposals due on January 12, 2001.

Visiting professorships
The upcoming competition for the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Visiting Professorships in the Basic Medical Sciences will be the final one under this program. Up to five awards of $5,000 (U.S.) will be made to Canadian institutions to host a visiting professorship. Visiting professors will spend up to five days at the host institution where they will engage in teaching and discussion with students and faculty as well as deliver a Burroughs Wellcome Fund lecture on a subject pertinent to their discipline. The application deadline is March 1, 2001.

Environment Canada
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) of Environment Canada are inviting submissions under the 2001-2002 funding program of the Endangered Species Recovery Fund (ERSF). The purpose of the ERSF is to sponsor high-priority conservation projects to assist the recovery and protection of endangered Canadian wildlife and their natural habitats. The key to a successful application for funding will be a demonstration that the proposed project will achieve wildlife conservation results. Application form and guidelines are now available at www.wwfcanada.org. The deadline for submission of applications is Jan. 5, 2001.

Imminent deadlines
Jan. 1

International Union Against Cancer — Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international cancer study grants.
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC)/Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative — IDEA research grants.

Jan. 5
Canadian Blood Services — Centeon Canadian research fund.
World Wildlife Fund, Canada (WWF — Endangered species recovery fund.

American Digestive Health Foundation (ADHF) — Miles & Shirley Fiterman Foundation/basic research award; Elsevier research initiative award; Miles & Shirley Fiterman foundation/clinical research award.

Jan. 15
Burroughs Wellcome Fund — programs in emerging infectious diseases.

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Canada (JDF) — Research grants/ career development awards/ postdoctoral fellowships (abstract).

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (JDF) (U.S.) — Research grants/career development awards/ postdoctoral fellowships (abstract).

Memorial — ISER — Fellowships (doctoral, post-doctoral, ISER book post-doctoral fellowship).

Muscular Dystrophy Association (U.S.) — Research grant (application).
Smithsonian Institute (U.S.) — postdoctoral fellowships; senior fellowships; predoctoral fellowships.

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