(Oct. 17, 2002, Gazette)
For more information about
the items below or to request application materials, contact Elaine Hendry
at the Office of Research, 737-8251 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Federalism and Federations program
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced
its fifth competition under the Federations Program. The Federalism and
Federations Program supports researchers and institutions through six
separate, but complementary, award mechanisms. Research grants; aid to
research conferences; new patterns of interactions, interests and community:
research grants and research conferences; virtual research grants and
virtual regional nodes. All of these programs have a deadline date of
Nov. 4, 2002. For further information on these programs and to find out
specific award amounts see www.sshrc.ca/web/apply/program_index_e.asp
or contact Luc Lebrun at 613-947-9652 or email@example.com.
Valuing Literacy in Canada program
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) in partnership
with the National Literacy Secretariat of Human Resources Development
Canada announced another competition for the Valuing Literacy in Canada
program. The Valuing Literacy in Canada program offers four funding streams
(strategic research grants, strategic partnership development grants,
postdoctoral fellowships and doctoral fellowships) to encourage multidisciplinary
approaches to literacy research that encompass the social, economic and
cultural dimensions of literacy in Canada. A complete program description
of the Valuing Literacy in Canada Program is available at www.sshrc.ca/web/apply/
Detailed proposals must be postmarked no later than midnight, Nov. 4,
SSHRC Initiative on the New Economy
SSHRC has advised that the new Web-based letter of intent for INE Collaborative
Research Initiatives and for INE Research Alliances are now available
on SSHRCs Web site. The detailed program description for the INE
Collaborative Research Initiatives is available at www.crsh.ca/web/apply/program_descriptions/
ine/collaborative_e.asp. The deadline for submission is Nov. 8. Information
on INE Research Alliances is available at www.crsh.ca/web/
apply/program_descriptions/ine/alliances_e.asp. The deadline for submission
is Dec. 8. This will be the last opportunity to apply under each of these
Health Research Foundation (HRF) awards
The Health Research Foundation has announced the opening of the competitions
for Rx&D-HRF/CIHR awards for 2003-04. One candidate per faculty may
be put forward under the Research Career awards in the Health Sciences
program (deadline Nov. 15, 2002); applications for two candidates per
faculty may be submitted under the Postdoctoral Fellowships in Pharmacy
program (deadline Dec. 2, 2002); and applications for up to three candidates
per faculty may be submitted under the Graduate Scholarships in Pharmacy
program (deadline Dec. 2, 2002).
Student research in the North
Application forms are now available from the Office of Research, or at
for Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) grants. NSTP grants are
supplementary funds awarded to assist students in the completion of research
projects in the North. The use of the funds is restricted to travel costs
for the student to and from the field area; student living expenses; freight
costs; and translation costs. Graduate and senior undergraduate students
from any discipline who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents may
apply in conjunction with their faculty advisor. Completed applications
must be submitted to the Office of Research by Thursday, Nov. 15.
Health Canada request proposals
The Health Policy Research Program of Health Canada has issued a request
for proposals for synthesis research in the area of integrated approaches
to chronic disease prevention with a focus on promoting healthy weights
and preventing overweight/obesity. Synthesis research is the identification,
review, analysis and appraisal of the best available existing knowledge.
Up to $300,000 has been set aside to fund up to five synthesis research
projects in this area. The complete program details may be viewed at www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iacb-dgiac/arad-draa/english/rmdd/rfp010.html.
The deadline for submission of proposals is Nov. 26, 2002.
Guggenheim Foundation awards
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation provides grants in support of research
on violence without expecting that research findings will have immediate
public policy implication. The foundation is sponsoring a competition
for the best essays describing how scholarship has contributed to combating
organized violence, including international and civil wars and small-group
political violence. Essays may be up to 15 pages in length and may be
submitted by faculty members or students. Three to five essays will be
selected for prizes of $3,000 each and publication in the foundations
magazine. The deadline for submission is Dec. 2, 2002.
Japan Foundation programs
The Japan Foundation offers a large range of open funding programs for
support of exchanges (fellowship program and short-term research fellowship
program); for support of Japanese language education; Japanese studies;
for arts-related exchange; and for media exchange. All of these programs
are outlined in a brochure titled Programs Available in Canada 2003-2004.
This document is available in pdf format at www.japanfoundationcanada.org.
The deadline for submission of applications under all open funding programs
is Dec. 2, 2002.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) offers one-year postdoctoral
fellowships in the fields of addiction and/or mental health. The fellowships
are based on CIHR rates. Only candidates who have held their PhD and/or
MD (post residency) for less than five years will be considered for funding.
The deadline for application is Dec. 20, 2002.
Canadian Race Relations Foundation award of excellence (deadline
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) proof of principle
Initiative (letters of intent).
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (The) annual
Associated Medical Services Inc. Hannah millennium visitor program;
publication support program.
Calgary Institute for the Humanities senior research fellowships;
visiting research fellowships.
Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine development grants.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INA) northern science award
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) research fellowships
(short-term and long-term).
Memorial university research professorships (nominations and applications).