(October 18, 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
The Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada wishes to remind researchers
of the opening of the Canadian IBD Network Tissue Bank. The bank will
facilitate the collection, cataloguing storage and distribution of tissue,
blood and clinical data from IBD patients. Materials will be available
for approved research initiatives, including an upcoming investigation
of microbial factors in IBD. Eligibility and exclusion criteria for patients
and controls, as well as details of tissue retrieval, are available from
the tissue bank coordinator at email@example.com.
PMRF/CIHR doctoral and postdoctoral
The Physical Medicine Research Foundation (PMRF) and the Canadian Institutes
of Health Research (CIHR) are pleased to announce a joint partnership
to support five training awards: three doctoral research awards and two
postdoctoral fellowships. Cross-discipline research is encouraged in the
following areas: mitigating occupant injury in motor vehicle collisions;
prevention of disability; work rehabilitation; enhancement in diagnosis
and management of soft tissue injuries. In addition PMRF will be offering
three international awards $10,000 (one each year for three years) to
doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows with an interest in mitigating
occupant injury in motor vehicle collisions. The deadline date for the
doctoral awards is Oct. 31; the postdoctoral awards is Nov. 1; and the
international awards is Dec. 15. For further information, see www.cihr.ca.
Research fellowship in hemostasis
Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. and Canadian Blood Services are offering a one-year
$70,000 fellowship to a Canadian researcher who is undertaking original
post-graduate research in hemostasis management. The research may be of
a basic, pre-clinical and/or clinical nature. Although all Canadian researchers
are eligible, fellowships are generally held within four years of completion
of graduate or clinical fellowship training in an appropriate speciality.
The application deadline is Nov. 1.
Huntington Disease research
The Huntington Society of Canada invites applications for its Navigator
Coalition Award in Huntington disease research. This program offers support
of between $25,000 and $40,000 annually for research of direct and immediate
relevance to Huntington disease in Canada. The deadline for submission
of applications is Nov. 12.
Extension of CIHR deadline
For researchers interested in the CIHR Strategic Initiative in Rural Health:
Diagnostic and Integrative Projects, this is to advise that the deadline
for application has been extended to Nov. 15.
Royal Society medals and awards
The Royal Society considers nominations for medals and awards each year
in 19 different categories representing areas of the humanities, social
sciences, natural sciences, engineering and medical sciences. Details
on the various medals and awards are available at www.rsc.ca/english/awards.html.
The nominations deadline for most awards is Dec. 1. The society also administers
a number of international awards and the nominations deadlines for these
awards vary. Details on the international awards are also available at
the Web site address given above.
Student research in Canadas
A number of awards for student research on Canadas north are available
for the year 2002/2003 through the Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST)
Awards Program. Awards include: $10,000 studentships in northern studies
available to doctoral students; $5,000 James W. Bourque studentships in
northern geography; accommodations and support at the High Arctic Weather
Station at Eureka for masters and doctoral students; $5,000 special bursaries
for northern residents; a $2,000 Cooperatives Award for study of cooperatives
in the Northwest Territories; and $2,000 caribou research awards. Details
of these programs are available at www.uottawa.ca/associations/aucen-acuns.
The deadline for applications to all programs is Jan. 31, 2002.
Sustainable forest management
The Sustainable Forest Management Network, one of the networks funded
under the Networks of Centres of Excellence Program, has issued its 2002-2003
call for proposals. The goal of the network is to develop knowledge, strategies
and tools to ensure that Canadas forests are sustainably managed.
Now into its second, seven-year funding cycle, the networks research
program has been expanded beyond the boreal forest to address sustainability
in all of Canadas forests. Full details about the proposal call
are available at www.ualberta.ca/sfm.
The deadline for new project applications is Nov. 30, while renewal applications
are due on Jan. 31, 2002.
Baker, E. A. Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness/CNIB fellowships;
Canada Council arts Molson prizes; John G. Diefenbaker award.
Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) grants-in-aid; personnel awards:
postdoctoral fellowships and scholarships; grants for applied research
in diabetes education, management and care (full application).
Crohns and Colitis Foundation Microbes in IBD full
Canadian Heritage (Department of)/Canadian Studies Program annual
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador fisheries diversification
Imperial Oil Limited university research grants (new grants).
Memorial Petro-Canada young innovator award; Memorial University-Bergen
University (Norway) Exchange Program.
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) Terry Fox new frontiers
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) collaborative linkage
grants; expert visits (life sciences and environmental & earth sciences).
Royal Society of Canada McNeil medal for the public awareness of
The Whitaker Foundation biomedical engineering research grant (preliminary
Japan Foundation open program.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council INE research alliances
(Letters of Intent) 2001.