(March 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
Home care and community care
Mount Saint Vincent University has recently received a Canadian Institutes
of Health Research (CIHR) Research Capacity Building Grant. As one part
of this endeavour, Dr. Janice Keefe, Department of Family Studies and
Gerontology, and Marlene MacLellan, Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, are building
a database of research and researchers doing work in the area of home
and community care within the Atlantic provinces. The database would include
the researchers names, locations and funders as well as a brief
summary of the project, and would be available on-line. If you know of
or are working on a project that is concerned with home care and/or community
care, please contact Clare Parks by telephone, 902-457-6235 or e-mail:
Canadian Intensive Care Foundation
The Canadian Intensive Care Foundation is announcing funding that will
be available to support research in critical care in Canada for the year
2002. This foundation was created for the purpose of raising funds to
support clinical research in a continuous effort to acquire knowledge
to help the critically ill. Applications for grants are being sought from
all physician members of the Canadian Critical Care Society, nurses, and
respiratory therapists, pharmacists, nutritionists or anyone involved
in the care of the critically ill. In general, the grant awards are $20,000
each and applications are sought on a yearly basis. Applications can be
found at http://critcare.lhsc.on.ca/ccc/index.html.
All grant applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2002.
Policy awards for graduate students
The Government of Canadas Policy Research Initiative in partnership
with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences
Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council (SSHRC) has announced the call for applications for the
third annual Canadian Policy Research Awards Graduate Student Prize. The
purpose of this award is to recognize the excellence in research done
by graduate and post-doctoral students who have demonstrated the potential
to make a contribution to Canadian public policy development. Up to 15
prizes will be awarded. Winners will participate in a seminar in Ottawa
from Oct. 19-23, 2002, with some of the countrys most distinguished
researchers and leading policy-makers to learn about policy development
in Canada. In addition, the winners will be guests at the National Policy
Research Conference from Oct. 23-25, 2002, and will be honoured at the
Canadian Policy Research Awards Dinner on Oct. 24. The deadline for applications
is April 26, 2002. For further information, see www.policyresearch.gc.ca.
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation
The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation and the Children and Youth Homecare
Network are requesting proposals for projects which address one or more
of the following key areas: development and testing of assessment/measurement
tools for home and community-based care; home and community-based care
service delivery models; and policy analysis of home and community-based
care. Up to $65,000 per year for up to two years is available for accepted
research projects. The deadline for submission of proposals is May 27,
2002. For further information see www.sickkids.ca/foundation/homecare/RFP.asp,
or telephone 416-813-6101.
Alexander von HumboldtFoundation
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports collaborative research
among American, Canadian, and German scholars in the humanities, social
sciences, economics and law. Successful proposals may receive funding
up to 45,000 Euro (about 43,000) over a three-year period. The grant may
be used to finance short-term research visits and travel, organize conferences
and workshops, purchase materials and equipment, and to cover costs for
research assistants and printing. Applications should be submitted jointly
by at least one German and one U.S. or Canadian scholar. PhD is required.
Funds provided by the TransCoop Program must be matched with funds from
the U.S. or Canadian sources. Deadline for applications is Oct. 31. For
further information, please visit www.humboldt-foundation.de
Canadian Language and Literacy Research
CLLRNET is offering 10 $5,000 supplementary awards annually to recent
SSHRC doctoral fellows, NSERC PGS A or PGS B recipients or CIHR student
award holders. The purpose of the award is to increase the number of highly
qualified personnel trained to conduct leading-edge language and literacy
research for the social, economic, intellectual, and health benefits of
all Canadians. Priority will be given to students conducting research
in network laboratories which foster training for multi-disciplinary research,
evidence-based practice, exchange of knowledge with service providers
and public and private sector partners and who are at the beginning stages
of graduate training. The deadline date for applications is June 1, 2002.
The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network (CLLRNET) is supporting
supervisors and offering 10 $8,000 summer research fellowships. This award
is directed at third year undergraduates prior to beginning their fourth
year of study. The students will work on research projects, under the
supervision of network investigators. Students will be selected as candidates
based on the quality of their applications, and then arrange placements
with selected network researchers posted on the summer fellowship web
selected network research supervisors must contribute a minimum of $2,000
plus fringe benefits to supplement the four-month salary and to permit
relocation and travel. Students will receive a two-week paid holiday as
well as paid statutory holidays. The deadline date for applications is
April 8, 2002. For further information, please visit or e-mail email@example.com.
International Society of Arboriculture Research Trust Hyland R.
Johns grant program.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) collaborative linkage
grants; expert visits (security-related civil services).
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
aid to occasional research conferences and international congresses in
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Inc. individual
research grant program.
Canadian Agri-Food Research Council Climate Change and Agriculture
(letter of intent).
Canadian Microelectronics Corporation the Douglas R. Colton award
for research excellence (nomination).
Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome (SDS) Canada research grants (proposals
University of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation joint trust fund (full
Hospital for Sick Children/Children and Youth Homecare Network
Canada Council Killam research fellowships.
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Basil OConnor starter
grants (full application).