Jan. 23, 2003, Gazette
For more information about
the items below or to request application materials, contact Elizabeth Noseworthy at the Office of Research,
737-8251 or e-mail email@example.com
Vice-presidents grants committee
The term of the humanities representative on the Vice-Presidents
Grants Committee is expiring and expressions of interest and nominations
for the replacement are invited by Feb. 7, 2003. The Vice-Presidents
Grants Committee adjudicates applications for internal travel and research
funds under the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
general grant and for the Vice-Presidents Research Grant.
Alcoholic beverage research
The Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation (ABMRF) accepts applications
for grants to conduct biomedical, biobehavioral and psychosocial research
in important aspects of alcohol consumption and its effects. Funding is
provided for grants up to $50,000 per year for up to two years. The foundation
is especially interested in providing funding for newly independent investigators
and investigators who are new to the field of alcohol research. The deadline
for submission of applications is Feb. 15. Further information can be
obtained from www.abmrf.org.
Funding for literacy projects
The Literacy Branch of the provincial Department of Education, in cooperation
with the National Literacy Secretariat, is offering support for literacy
projects for 2003-04. Unlike the previous year, there will be only one
opportunity to submit proposals for 2003-04 funding. Detailed guidelines
and an application form are available at
www.gov.nf.ca/edu/literacy/grants03-04.pdf. The deadline for submission
of proposals is Feb. 21.
Call for nominations
The Interagency Panel on Research Ethics (PRE) is establishing a social
sciences and humanities research ethics special working committee. This
committee will provide the panel with advice and recommendations on strategic
approaches for addressing priority issues in social sciences and humanities
research ethics for the Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct
for Research Involving Humans. The committee will have an initial mandate
with a duration of one year, with the possibility of renewal. Interested
individuals should send a CV and statement of interest by Feb. 5. Further
information on the details to be included in the statement of interest
are available at www.nserc.ca/programs/ethics/english/nomination_e.htm.
CIHR registration deadline
The registration deadline for the March 2003 open grants competition program
is Feb. 1 (with a courier date of no later than Monday, Feb. 3). For those
researchers (and only those) who unfortunately were not funded in the
September 2002 competition, the deadline for registration has been extended
to Feb. 10, 2003. Please note that registration is mandatory for all applicants
who wish to submit a full CIHR application. All forms and guidelines for
completing the Registration Module, including the required Operating Grant
Registration/Application Checklist, are available only on CIHRs
Web site at www.cihrirsc.gc.ca/services/funding/apply/instr/forms_guidelines_e.shtml.
Guidelines for completing the CIHR Registration Process are available
Additional instructions on how to apply, eligibility guidelines, CIHR
Research Grants and Awards Guide, etc., are available at www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/researchers/index_e.shtml.
For a complete description of CIHRs grant competitions under Research
Funding Programs, see www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/services/funding/opportunities/open_competitions/sect1_1_e.shtml.
CIHRs full application deadline is March 1 (courier dated by March
3). For an administrative review, applications should be received by the
Office of Research no later than 4:30 p.m., Monday, Feb 17. For further
information, please contact Grants Co-ordinators Jan Hopkins (4745), firstname.lastname@example.org
or Ros Chafe (4076), email@example.com.
Cancer Research Society Inc. strategic research grants program
(letter of intent).
Huntington Society of Canada navigator research award.
International Information Science Foundation (IISF) visiting researcher
Memorial social sciences and humanities research council general
grant (travel grants for international representation and paper presentation
at scholarly meetings); artistic/creative grants competition.
Royal Society of Canada CCMS fellowships.
Thyroid Foundation of Canada Diana Meltzer Abramsky Research Fellowship.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada research
development initiatives program.
Arthritis Society research grants (full application deadline);
multi-centre group grants (full application deadline).
Canada Council Jean A. Chalmers fund for the crafts.
Canada Council/Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
The New Media Initiative Partnership.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Clinical Trials (Letters
of Intent); Group grant (application deadline).
Canadian Institutes of Health/Health Canada Medical Marijuana Research
Program: operating grants (full application; Research Initiative
on Hepatitis C: operating grants (full application).
Cancer Research Institute (New York) (CRINY) investigator award
German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship for PhD Candidates and Recent
PhDs Interdisciplinary summer seminar in German studies.
Hospital for Sick Children innovative investigators (letters of
International Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis) Association scholarships;
visiting expert; research project grants; training courses
for allied health professionals.
Leukemia Society of America translational research program (letter
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society
of Canada/Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada operating grants
Memorial University of Newfoundland (Office of the VP (Research and International
Relations) David Hawkins Lectureship in Health Research (nominations);
George M. Story Lecture in Humanities Research (nominations).
Memorial, ISER fellowships (master, research grants).
Memorial, J.R. Smallwood Centre for Newfoundland Studies project
grants; research grants; conference grant.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) equipment and maintenance
grant (new and renewal applications); operating grant (new and renewal
applications); workshops and symposia.
Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council project grants.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization collaborative linkage grants;
expert visits (physical & engineering science).
University of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation joint trust fund.
National Networks of Centres of Excellence networks of centres
of excellence (full application).