(June 13, 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
Inventory of Canadian Agri-Food Research
The Inventory of Canadian Agri-Food Research (ICAR) lists information
on current research projects in agriculture, food, human nutrition, aquaculture,
and related areas of biotechnology. A number of researchers at Memorial
list information on their research in this database on an annual basis
and will be contacted directly for updated information. Others interested
in having their projects listed for the first time should contact Elizabeth
Williams in the Office of Research to arrange the registration for access
to the ICAR database.
Research on gambling and gaming
The Alberta Gaming Research Institute has announced its 2002/03 competition.
The priorities for this grants cycle are: social and economic costs/benefits
of, gambling; first Nations gaming; impact on services and agencies of
gaming; cultural influences on gaming behaviour; and prevalence studies
on particular populations (e.g. seniors, adolescents, aboriginals, etc.).
Principal investigators for proposed projects must be from the University
of Alberta, Calgary, or Lethbridge, although researchers from other institutions
are encouraged to participate as project team members. Program guidelines
are available at www.abgaminginstitute.ualberta.ca.
The deadline for submission of applications is June 21.
Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program
The Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program for the Americas is
pleased to announce its call for the 2002 competition. This program is
in collaboration among Canon U.S.A. Inc., the American Association for
the Advancement of Science and the US National Park Service. Eight US$78,000
scholarships to PhD students throughout the Americas (Canada, United States,
Mexico, the countries of Central and South America and the countries of
the Caribbean) to conduct research critical to conserving the national
parks of the region. Applications must be received by July 1. For further
information, please visit
Canadian Blood Services Post-doctoral fellowships
The Canadian Blood Services (CBS) is accepting applications for Postdoctoral
Fellowships (PDF) to work with the CBSs Research and Development
groups across Canada. This is a two-year award with the possibility of
a one-year renewal that includes salary, a research allowance and a benefits
plan. The value of each fellowship is related to the major degree(s) and
experience the applicant holds. The fellowship offers a stipend based
on current Canadian Institutes of Health Research rates for each of the
possible three years, as well as a one time research allowance of $10,000.
Deadline date for applications is July 3. All forms and guidelines are
available on-line at www.bloodservices.ca.
If you require further information, please contact Cilla Perry at email@example.com
Rhodes University Post-doctoral fellowships
Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa is offering a number of
post-doctoral fellowships, each for a minimum of one year with possibility
of renewal for a maximum of three years. Candidates must hold a recently
awarded doctoral degree. The fellowship will provide support of approximately
R70,000 per annum with an additional allocation of a maximum of R5000
to help with project costs or transportation. Application is through nomination.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is July 31.
Multiple Sclerosis Scientific Research Foundation
The Multiple Sclerosis Scientific Research Foundation (Canada) has established
a fund to stimulate innovative and collaborative research which has the
potential to lead to a major advance in understanding the cause of MS
or to the development or improvement of therapy for the disease. This
fund is separate from the regular research programs sponsored by the Multiple
Sclerosis Society of Canada and is meant to support large, multi-centre,
collaborative studies that are beyond the scope of the regular grants
competition. A total of about $1.5 million a year per project for a term
of up to three years is available to support selected outstanding proposals.
Application is initially through letters of intent to be submitted by
the Sept. 1 deadline.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Clinical Trials (Letters
of Intent (RCT Outline).
Canadian Institutes of health Research New Emerging Team (NET)
grants (Letters of Intent).
Canadian Space Agency Spaceflight experiments and Ground research
(Letters of Intent).
Arthritis Society New Investigator; Investigator registration
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Health Canada research initiative
on hepatitis C: operating grants; training/salary support (letter of intent).
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Institute of Health Services and
Policy Research Financing Health Care in the face of Changing Public
Expectations (registration deadline).
Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation cancer research fund (postdoctoral
fellowships for basic and physician scientists).
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (JDF) (US) research
grants/career development awards/
postdoctoral fellowships (abstract).
The Whitaker Foundation special opportunity awards (full application).
Canadian Institutes of Health Research operating grants (letters
of intent); programmatic operating grant (letter of intent).
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery
grants program (individual, group, project, university faculty awards,
major facilities access) [notification of intent].
MITACS (Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems)
new research projects.
Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada Industrial
Smuts Memorial Fund Smuts visiting fellowship in Commonwealth studies.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) grants in aid of research
and development; senior personnel awards: research scholarship.