June 12 , 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 email@example.com
Huntington Society Awards
The Huntington Society of Canada invites applications for research training
support under their Landmark Graduate Award Program. Applicants holding
an undergraduate degree who are pursuing studies relevant to Huntington
Disease at the masters or doctoral level are eligible for consideration.
Awards are provided as stipendary support for a two-year period at prevailing
CIHR rates. Applications must be made in consultation with a faculty supervisor
and must be signed off at the institutional level. The deadline for submission
is June 30.
Vascular health and dementia
The Heart and Stroke Foundation, in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society
of Canada, the CIHR Institute of Aging, the CIHR Institute of Neurosciences,
Mental Health and Addiction, the CIHR/Rx&D Research Program, and with
support from Pifzer Canada Inc., announces a research operating grant
in the area of vascular health and dementia. This grant provides $120,000
annually for up to three years for the direct costs of research in the
area of vascular aspects of dementia. Applications must be made in two
stages – a letter of intent and a full application. Application
forms and further information can be obtained at www.hsf.ca/research
The deadline for the letter of intent is July 15, and a full application
is due on Oct. 10.
Fellowship in congenital and acquired bleeding disorders
The Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) and the Association of Hemophilia
Clinic Directors of Canada (AHCDC), in collaboration with Nova Nordisk
Canada Inc., have established a Fellowship in Congenital and Acquired
Bleeding Disorders. The program will provide fellows in hematology, or
other related fields, the opportunity to obtain additional clinical or
research skills necessary to improve the care and lives of patients with
hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. The value of the fellowship
is $70,000 annually. Application forms can be obtained from the CHS Web
site at www.hemophilia.ca
or the AHCDC Web site at www.AHCDC.medical.org
. The deadline for applications is Oct. 17.
New CIHR strategic funding opportunities
Some 20 new strategic funding opportunities have been announced by CIHR
institutes. These have registration and application deadlines between
August 2003 and June 2004 and cover targeted research, career awards,
and capacity building in the areas of aboriginal health, aging, genetics,
quality of life, obesity, neuroethics, privacy/ethics, vascular health
and dementia, and GlaxoSmithKline research chairs. Further details on
all of these new funding opportunities are available on the CIHR Web site
Additional new funding opportunities are scheduled to be announced on
2002-03 Inventory of Sponsored Projects
The Office of Research is currently conducting the annual verification
process for Memorial’s Inventory of Sponsored Projects book. All
principal researchers who have projects with awarded funding in 2002-03
will soon receive documentation of their research. If you do not receive
information for verification by June 15, 2003, and you had externally
funded research administered through Memorial in 2002-03, please contact
Elaine Hendry at 737-8252 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note, this applies to funding from external sources only.
Dr. Sydney Segal Research Grants
The SIDS Foundation – The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant
Deaths – has changed its annual June 1 closing date for submission
of applications for the Dr. Sydney Segal Research Grants to Sept. 1. This
deadline change is in effect for the 2003 competition year only. Application
forms can be obtained from the foundation’s Web site at www.sidscanada.org.
Canadian Directory to Foundations and Grants
The Office of Research has received the 2003 Canadian Directory to Foundations
and Grants. This directory is published by the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy
and contains full records for 1,661 Canadian grant-making foundations,
and 84 American Foundations with a history of granting in Canada. Should
you wish to obtain information provided by this Directory, please visit
the Office of Research at SP1010, Spencer Hall (Ext. 8251).
Muscular Dystrophy Association (US) — research grants program (submission
of application — Fall review).
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) — research
development initiatives program.
Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre — Research Awards (Level
III and Level IV — Research Plan).
Canadian Blood Services — Kenneth J. Fyke Award.
Rhodes University — Hugh LeMay Fellowship; post-doctoral fellowships.