(December 13, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Collaborative Research Opportunities
The Natural Sciences Engineering and Research Council (NSERC) is only
holding one competition instead of the usual two under the Collaborative
Research Opportunities (CRO) Program for 2002. Letters of intent must
be received at NSERC by July 1, 2002. Selected candidates will then be
invited to submit applications to be received at NSERC by Oct. 1, 2002,
for consideration in the December 2002 competition. For further information,
Health Policy Research Program
Health Canada is seeking to improve its understanding of the role currently
played by the private sector in the delivery of health care services within
the context of Canadas current health care system. To achieve this
goal, Health Canada is inviting letters of intent for research to address
one or more of the following topics: Quantify the scope and extent of
private delivery of health care services in Canadas current health
care system by province/territory and type of service delivered; Identify
and develop an understanding of the mechanisms that exist to regulate
private delivery of health care services and private sector service providers;
Identify and develop an understanding of the role that guidelines play
in preventing conflicts of interest in situations where private organizations
deliver health care services within Canadas current health care
system. Researchers are strongly encouraged to consult the Health Policy
Research Program Guide before preparing the letter of intent. The deadline
for submission of the letter of intent is Jan. 15. Only researchers with
letters of intent found eligible and relevant to the identified policy
research priority will then be invited to submit a full proposal in spring
2002. For further information, please contact Kimberley Kargus, Health
Care Systems Division at 613-957-3413 or e-mail Kimberley_Kargus@hc-sc.gc.ca
Science Horizons Youth Internship
The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) is inviting applications for
the Environment Canadas Science Horizons Youth Internship Program
for the 2002-2003 competition. There will be approximately 100 placements
across Canada. The projects are for a minimum of six months and a maximum
of one year starting from April 1, 2002, with a maximum contribution to
the successful project from Science Horizons being $12,000. The employer
must provide 30 per cent of the total cost of the project. Deadline for
receipt of applications is Feb. 1, 2002. For further information, see
Migration health workshop
Health Canada is seeking to improve its understanding of migration health
policy issues. To achieve this goal, Health Canada is inviting proposals
for the development, organization and delivery of a workshop, seminar
or conference that meets the following three objectives: To develop, in
collaboration with Health Canada, a Migration Health Framework that identifies
and clarifies the key issues which require further research for eventual
policy decision-making; to share existing research on the health of migrant
populations; and to achieve consensus on a Migration Health research strategy,
in support of possible future health policy options. Deadline for proposals
is Feb. 1, 2002. For further information, please contact Elizabeth Maddocks,
senior program officer, at 613-954-8557 or e-mail Elizabeth_Maddocks@hc-sc.gc.ca
Climate and atmospheric sciences
The Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences (CFCAS) invites
faculty members and teams in Canadian universities to apply for research
grants of up to $200,000 per year in the areas of climate system sciences
and climate change; extreme weather; air quality; and marine environmental
prediction. CFCAS objectives are to strengthen Canadas scientific
capacity, improve scientific understanding of process and prediction capabilities,
provide relevant science to policy makers, improve understanding of the
implications of these sciences for human health and for the natural environment,
foster collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches, and encourage participation
and support of others. Applications must be of finite length, up to three
years in duration, and must identify specific milestones and outputs.
The deadline date for submission of applications is Feb. 15. For further
information, see www.cfcas.org
The Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) and the Association of Hemophilia
Clinic Directors of Canada (AHCDC) in collaboration with Aventis Behring,
have established a fellowship in hemophilia that will provide fellows
in hematology or other relevant fields the opportunity to obtain additional
clinical or research skills necessary to improve the care and lives of
patients with inherited bleeding disorders. Candidates must be Canadian
citizens and must be enrolled in postgraduate training in hematology.
The value of the fellowship is $60,000 over a one-year period. The deadline
for submission of applications is Feb. 15.
The Lawson Foundation
The Lawson Foundation is inviting applications for the development of
innovative diabetes health care delivery projects in Canada. Health professionals
involved with the education, management, and care of people with diabetes
are eligible. University affiliation is not necessary. Applicants must
have a registered charitable number and operate in Canada. The foundation
does not support basic science research; scholarships; continuing education
of applicant; operating budgets of service agencies or educational institutions;
projects already completed; or direct support for individuals. Applications
can be made for one or two years with a maximum amount of the grant being
$50,000 per annum. Researchers are asked to submit three copies of a two-three
page project summary by April 1, 2002. If approved, applicants will be
notified to submit a full grant proposal. For further information, see
Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation (ABMRF) research
projects grants; new scientists award; project supplement grants; data
analysis grants; pilot/preliminary studies.
Associated Medical Services Incorporated Hannah millennium history
of medicine doctoral thesis award.
Bayer/Canadian Blood Services/Héma-Québec Partnership Fund
partnership fund (letter of intent).
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Summer student research programme.
Canadian Institute of Health Research/Institute of Genetics Short-term
exchange grants full application.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Hepatitis C: operating
grants (letter of intent).
Cancer Research Society Inc. Strategic research grants (letter
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council/Natural Resources Canada
Novel next generation technology initiative in energy research
German Academic Exchange Service study visit research grants.
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation grants for research (renewals);
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Rx&D/Health Research Foundation
summer research studentships in medicine; summer research studentships
in pharmacy; graduate research scholarships in pharmacology.
Memorial Memorial university research grants program (salary-based
research grant program).
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) personnel support awards:
clinical research fellowships; research scientist awards; post PhD and
post MD research fellowships.
National Kidney Foundation (US) young investigator grant; clinical
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (US) research grant support
programs: biomedical research program, patient management, care, &
rehabilitation program; research training support programs: postdoctoral
fellowships, advanced postdoctoral fellowship, senior faculty award, junior
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) collaborative linkage
grants; expert visits (security-related civil science).
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute seed grants.
The Whitaker Foundation biomedical engineering research grant (full
Max Bell Foundation health, education and communication proposals
(letters of intent).