Nov. 14, 2002, Gazette
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Imperial Oil research awards
Imperial Oil is inviting applications for the University Research Awards
Program. This program is designed to encourage research at Canadian universities
in the fields of engineering, environmental, earth, chemical and physical
sciences. Awards for specific research projects are made to full-time
faculty to support research work carried out by university students under
their direction. These awards range from $10,000 to $25,000 depending
on the proposed research, availability of funds, and potential significance
of the research. For further information and applications visit www.imperialoil.ca.
The deadline for submission of applications is Dec. 1, 2002.
The Japan Foundation offers a number of open programs including those
for the Exchange of Persons (Fellowship Program and Short-Term Research
Fellowship Program); those for the support of Japan-Language education;
support for Japanese studies, for Arts-Related exchange; and support for
media exchange. Information on these programs is available in pdf format
The deadline for applications is Dec. 2, 2002.
CFI Innovation Fund competition
CFI has announced its call for proposals for its fourth Innovation Fund
competition. For this competition, Notices of Intent (NOI) are due Dec.
18, 2002, with full applications due May 30, 2003. Board decisions will
be released in February 2004. There is a total competition budget of $450
million. The next call for proposals for the Innovation Fund will likely
be announced in 2005. CFI expects that total project costs should be a
minimum of $150,000, with CFIs contribution a maximum of 40 per
cent. In-kind contributions must have taken place after Jan. 1, 2002,
to be considered eligible and individual items costing less than $8,000
are considered ineligible. If you have any questions, see www.innovation.ca
or contact Pamela White at email@example.com.
Canadian Blood Services Student Internship
The Canadian Blood Services (CBS) is offering a Summer Internship Program
(SIP) to support post-secondary students to contribute to, and experience
from, working on projects within any division of CBS. Support is offered
directly to the summer student in the form of a stipend of $1,500 per
month, for up to four months. Applications and guidelines are available
from www.bloodservices.ca. The
deadline for submission of applications is Jan. 31, 2003.
Sandler Program for Asthma Research
The Sandler Program for Asthma Research has recently expanded to Canada
and is seeking applications in the following priority areas: development
of new animal models for asthma; studies in humans or of human materials
(excluding clinical trials); genetics of asthma; or technology development
relevant to asthma. The program offers awards to investigators at two
levels $250,000/year for three years for senior investigators and
$125,000/year for three years for junior investigators. Its mission is
to develop important new pathways of investigation in basic research regarding
asthma. Applications from investigators not currently studying asthma
are particularly encouraged. Further details are available at www.sandlerresearch.org.
The next deadline for applications is Feb. 14, 2003.
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) investigator initiated
grants; postdoctoral awards; matching grants.
World Wildlife Fund, Canada (WWF) endangered species recovery fund.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health postdoctoral fellowship
awards in addiction and mental health research.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)/International Council
for Canadian Studies (ICCS) commonwealth scholarships awards for
ICCS/Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade ICCS
program for International Research Linkages (PIRL)
Royal Society of Canada Manfred Worner fellowship.