Feb. 6, 2003, Gazette
information about the items below or to request application materials,
contact Elizabeth Noseworthy at the Office of Research,
737-8251 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) has announced the launch
of its third funding cycle. Funding is offered for projects which will
accelerate the development, demonstration and deployment of new technologies
to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and criteria air contaminants.
SDTC may provide up to 50 per cent of the total project cost for a single
project, but on average 33 percent of the cost of eligible projects are
funded. Application is initially through submission of a statement of
interest. This form, along with detailed program guidelines, is available
at www.sdtc.ca. The closing date for
submission is March 5.
Health Services Research Advancement
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) is inviting nominations
for its 2003 Health Services Research Advancement Award. Eligible candidates
include funders, researchers, research support staff or users of research
for teaching, communication, or research promotion purposes. For further
information, see www.chsrf.ca. The deadline
for submission of nominations is March 31.
Canadian Intensive Care Foundation
The Canadian Intensive Care Foundation (CICF) has announced funding for
2003 to support research in the care of the critically ill. Grant awards
of $20,000 are offered to physician members of the Canadian Critical Care
Society, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, nutritionists or
anyone involved in critical illness care. The application deadline is
April 1, 2003, and applications can be obtained from www.cicf.ca.
New NSERC funding
NSERC has two new funding mechanisms arising out of the 2002 reallocations
exercise. Under a special, one-time competition, mathematics researchers
planning to take on a leadership role in a research group can seek funding
through the Leadership Support Initiative (LSI). Applications must be
submitted by April 15. Chemistry researchers may seek funding through
Accelerator Grants for Exceptional New Opportunities (AGENO) aimed at
supporting high-risk research and important new directions in the field.
Application is initially through letters of intent which must be submitted
by April 1. For detailed information on the LSI initiative, visit www.nserc.ca/programs/gscs336_337_e.htm.
For information on AGENO, visit www.nserc.ca/programs/gscs24_26_e.htm.
TransCoop Program for Transatlantic Research
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation invites proposals for the 2003 TransCoop
Program for Transatlantic Research Collaboration. Through this program,
the foundation provides funds for collaborative research between German,
U.S. and/or Canadian scholars in the humanities, social sciences, law
and economics, with priority given to new research collaborations. Grants
up to EUR 45,000 for a three-year period are available. A PhD is required
and U.S. or Canadian sources must match funds from the TransCoop Program.
Applications must be submitted to the foundation in Bonn, Germany, by
the April 30 or Oct. 31 deadline, and are available from www.humboldt-foundation.de.
Marie Curie fellowships
The European Commission has established two new fellowship programs to
facilitate research collaborations and exchanges between Europe and other
countries including Canada. Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowships
will enable Canadian researchers to invite European colleagues to Canada
for up to two years. Marie Curie Incoming International Fellowships will
allow for up to two years of research in a European research centre. Further
information on these fellowships is available at www.nserc.ca/intnew.htm.
Applications may be submitted under deadlines of May 21, 2003, and Feb.
Owing to budgetary constraints, the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
(CCFF) will not be accepting applications under its April 2003 competition
for CCFF Fellowship and Studentships. Other CCFF grants and awards programs
are not affected, nor are ongoing grants and awards. The next competition
for fellows and students will be Oct. 1, 2003.
University of Windsor visiting humanities fellowship.
Atlantic Salmon Federation Olin fellowships.
Banting Research Foundation research grants.
Canadian Liver Foundation operating grants; graduate studentship
program; summer studentship program.
Canadian-Scandinavian Foundation CSF Study Grant.
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
subsidies for publication; travel grants; conference/seminar/workshop
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation fellowship award.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) nursing research fellowship.
Huntington's Disease Society of America, Inc. initiative research
Kidney Foundation of Canada allied health doctoral fellowships;
allied health scholarships.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society translational research program (full
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Basil O'Connor starter
scholar research award.
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation open grants competition.
Ochsner Clinic Foundation The Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking
Bayer/Canadian Blood Services/Héma-Québec Partnership Fund
partnership fund (full application).
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Health Services Research
Advancement Award (nominations).
The Fyssen Foundation post-doctoral study grants.