(February 21, 2002, 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
Climate Change Action Fund
The Science Liaison Office for the Climate Change Action Fund has issued
a call for proposals directed towards the addressing of gaps in our knowledge
of climate system processes. Funding of approximately $1.2 million has
been allocated for the competition. Support will be provided for projects
to be carried out during the period June 1, 2002, to March 31, 2004. It
is expected that up to 10 projects will be supported. Information on potential
areas of research under this proposal call is available at
Science/callprop.htm. Applications must be submitted by Feb. 25.
The University College of Cape Breton has advised that they have extended
their deadline on the call for proposals for papers and panel suggestions
for their third annual Festival of Community Economics being held from
June 13-15, 2002, in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Proposals will now be accepted
up to Feb. 28. This years theme is From Mondragon to America: Community
Economic Development and the Knowledge-Based Economy. For further information,
contact Lee Singleton at email@example.com.
Hospital for Sick Children
The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation funds research projects with
a pediatric focus, open to investigators across Canada. Currently the
external grants program is divided into two applicant streams: New investigators
and innovative investigations. The new investigators program is designed
for researchers who are in the early stages of their careers (less than
six years since first academic appointment). Innovative investigations
are intended for experienced researchers whose projects show a high degree
of innovation. Letter of intent deadline date for the innovative investigations
is March 1. New investigators do not require a letter of intent. The deadline
date for full applications for both programs is April 30.
Council on ethics
The National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) is seeking nominations
for candidates to be considered for appointment to council or to one of
its committees. Terms are for three years, renewable once upon invitation.
Council and committee members serve in an individual capacity. Individuals
may self-nominate by sending a letter expressing their interest in serving
and a CV in either French or English. Information about NCEHR is available
at www.ncehr-cmerh.org. The deadline
for submission is March 7.
Health services award
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) is seeking nominations
for the Health Services Research Advancement Award. The award is open
to men and women and teams or organizations that have made either contributions
over many years to the health services research community or a single
major contribution with ongoing relevance. Contributions may be as a decision
maker, a sponsor, a researcher, a methodologist, a communicator, an educator,
an author, a champion or other role as deemed appropriate by the selection
committee. For further information see www.chsrf.ca/hsraa/award_e.shtml.
The deadline for submission of nominations is March 31.
Awards for science promotion
Nominations are invited for the Michael Smith Awards for Science Promotion.
The awards will honour up to five outstanding people or organizations
that make science and technology interesting and accessible to all Canadians.
Any individual, organization or company in Canada may be nominated for
the award. Individual winners will receive a personal award of $5,000
while winning organizations will receive $10,000 to further science promotion
activities. For further information, see www.nserc.ca/msmith/en.
The deadline for nominations is April 5.
Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative Breast Cancer Etiology
- full applications due.
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fellowships (application deadline);
studentships (application deadline).
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) clinical trials (full
Cancer Research Institute (New York) (CRINY) postdoctoral fellowship
in general or cancer immunology.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (US) summer scholarships in epidemiology.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research research personnel programs:
Kidney Foundation of Canada allied health scientific fellowships;
allied health scientific scholarships.
Lawson Foundation (The) Development of Innovative Diabetes Health
Care Delivery Projects.
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) (NCIC Awards for
Excellence in Cancer Research Eli Lilly Awards Program: The Robert
L. Noble Prize; The O.Harold Warwick Prize; The William E. Rawls Prize
(nomination); Terry Fox Young Investigator Award.
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR)
Graduate Fellowships; Postdoctoral fellowships.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) collaborative linkage
grants; expert visits (life sciences and environmental & earth sciences).
Ontario Mineral Exploration Technologies (OMET) Program Call for
The Whitaker Foundation biomedical engineering research grant (preliminary
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Michael
Smith award for excellence.