(November 15, 2001, 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
Health researchers take note
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has added a new link
For Researchers on its home page (www.cihr.ca)
Selecting this link brings up a comprehensive menu covering everything
from how to apply (including a link to the forms) to available funding
opportunities to competition results.
CHSRF associate award
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) has announced
its second Harkness Associate Awards competition. The foundation aims
to build a network of policy-oriented health care researchers, decision
makers and others whose multi-national experience and outlook will stimulate
innovative policies and practices in Canada. Candidates may be from any
discipline. Individuals must have research experience related to applied
health services or health policy, or must have extensive experience (ideally,
more than 10 years) working at the senior health policy level within the
health system. Two Canadian associates will be selected and they will
attend five major meetings with fellows from Australia, New Zealand and
Great Britain sponsored by the commonwealth fund. The associates will
benefit from interactions with the fellows and key health policy figures.
However unlike fellows, they will not conduct a research project as part
of the award. The deadline date for applications is Nov. 30. For applications,
, and for further information e-mail the foundation at email@example.com.
CHSRF postdoctoral award
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) is now accepting
applications for the 2002 postdoctoral awards competition. This award
is for postdoctoral students who are seeking to target their research
to topics relevant to health-system managers and policy makers. Researchers
in the social sciences, humanities, business management, and nursing fields
are encouraged to apply. The foundation provides awards for two years
of up to $45,000 annual (or part-time equivalent) and a $5,000 research
allowance. The deadline date for receipt of applications is Nov. 30. For
further information, see www.chsrf.ca/programs/cadre/postdocs/index_e.shtml
Heart and stroke fellowship
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSF) is offering a fellowship
to an individual who wishes to undertake post-graduate training in preventive
cardiology in a recognized institution in Canada or abroad. Preventive
cardiology includes the study of the individual and population causes
of cardiovascular (CVD), cerebrovascular (CBD) and peripheral vascular
disease (PVD) and the development and evaluation of primary, secondary
and tertiary prevention measures for CVD, CBD or PVD at the individual
or population level. The successful candidate can hold this award for
up to three years (contingent on annual successful renewal). The total
value of this award is up to $60,000 per year. The deadline date for applications
is Dec. 12. For more information, see www.hsf.ca/research
or telephone 613-569-4361, ext. 350.
NLCAHR grants and fellowships
The Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR)
is announcing its research grants and fellowships competition for 2001-2002.
Over $210,000 in funding is available for faculty members, researchers,
graduate students, prospective graduate students and postdoctoral students.
These fellowships and awards are available to support research and training
in health-related studies in any faculty or school and for work in a very
broad range of disciplines involving the application of research to the
physical, mental or social health and well being of individuals, families,
and communities. The only excluded areas are projects and training in
the basic biomedical sciences as well as proposals to fund the direct
provision of health and community services. The programs that are offered
include: fellowships for masters students, doctoral and postdoctoral
fellows, research grants to support individual researchers and teams;
development grants to support the production or enhancement of research
proposals for submission to external granting agencies; matching funds
to supplement or leverage funding from external agencies; funds to support
visiting lectureships. The deadline date for the research grants and development
grants is Jan. 15, 2002, and for fellowships it is April 1, 2002. For
further information, see www.med.mun.ca/cahr
or telephone 737-6993.
Schulich School of Business
Established in cooperation with private and public sector organizations,
the Schulich School of Business National Program in Financial Services
and Public Policy is an initiative of the schools Financial Services
Program. The national research program has over $1 million available over
the next four years to fund applied research into public policy and the
financial services sector. The program will fund projects in three activity
streams: research projects, doctoral dissertations and case writing. The
program will fund research projects of up to $30,000 per year, with research
time stipends, on an equal partnership basis with the researchers
university, to a maximum of $5,000. Research proposals must focus on advancing
knowledge in a specifically defined area related to financial services
and public policy. Dissertation awards of up to $10,000 may be made to
students undertaking doctoral dissertations in the area of financial services
and public policy. The program will also fund proposals for the development
of cases that illustrate an issue with pedagogical value in the area of
financial services and public policy. A limited number of awards, to a
maximum of $10,000 per award, may be made. The deadline dates for these
three programs is March 15, 2002. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone 416-736-5075.
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.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Therapeutic Products Programme
Medical use of marijuana: operating grants (letter of intent).
World Wildlife Fund, Canada (WWF) endangered species recovery fund.
Indian and Northern Affairs Northern Contaminants program (proposals
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Canada (JDF) research grants/career
development awards/postdoctoral fellowships (abstract).
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (JDF) (US) research
grants/career development awards/postdoctoral fellowships (abstract).
Memorial ISER fellowships (doctoral, post-doctoral, ISER
book post-doctoral fellowship).
Muscular Dystrophy Association (US) research grant (Application).
NLCAHR project grants; development grants.
Smithsonian Institute (US) postdoctoral fellowships; senior fellowships;