(Oct. 3, 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 email@example.com
SSHRC CURA program
SSHRC has announced the relaunch of its Community-University Research
Alliances (CURA) program. Under this program, university-based researchers
and community organizations work together as equal partners to develop
new knowledge and capabilities in key areas, sharpen research priorities,
provide new research training opportunities, and enhance the ability of
social sciences and humanities research to meet the needs of Canadian
communities in the midst of change. Application is initially through letters
of intent which are to be submitted by deadline Nov. 15. The program description
is available at www.sshrc.ca/web/apply/program_descriptions/cura_e.asp.
Fellowship in preventive cardiology
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) in partnership with the
Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) and the International Conference
on Preventive Cardiology (ICPC) offers a fellowship valued at $60,000
per year to an individual who wishes to undertake post-graduate training
in preventive cardiology in a recognized institution in Canada or abroad.
Preventive cardiology includes the study of the individual and population
causes of cardiovascular (CVD), cerebrovascular (CBD) and peripheral vascular
disease (PVD); the epidemiology of CVD, CBD, and PVD; and the development
and evaluation of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention measures
for these three diseases at the individual or population level. For further
information, see www.hsf.ca/research.
The deadline for submission of applications is Nov. 1, 2002.
Prizes and awards
The Canada Council for the Arts has opened the nominations process for
the five $100,000 Killam Prizes in each of the fields of social sciences,
humanities, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering. Nominations
must be submitted by Nov. 1. Nominations are also invited for the Molson
Prizes of $50,000 in each of the arts and social sciences/humanities.
The deadline for nominations is Dec. 1. Finally, the John G. Diefenbaker
Award allows a Canadian university to invite a distinguished German scholar
to come to Canada for a period of up to one year to engage in research.
The award carries a value of $75,000 plus a travel grant from SSHRC of
up to $20,000. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 1. For further information,
see www.canadacouncil.ca or
telephone 613-566-4414, ext. 5041.
CHSRF and CIHR
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) is pleased to
announce its third annual postdoctoral awards competition in partnership
with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). These awards offer
qualified candidates the training and experience necessary to establish
themselves as independent researchers in applied health services (including
nursing) and health policy. In addition to academic study, successful
candidates take knowledge transfer training and work with health-system
decision makers. The deadline date for applications is Dec. 6, 2002. For
further information, see www.chsrf.ca.
Polar Continental Shelf Project
Application forms have been received for logistics support under the Polar
Continental Shelf Projects 2002 field season and for sponsorship
of Antarctic partners by those wishing to undertake joint studies in the
respective polar regions. Applications may also be submitted electronically
via http://polar.nrcan.gc.ca. The
deadline for submission is Nov. 6, 2002.
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, with funding from the International
Academic Relations division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International
Trade Canada, invites applications for a Canadian Studies Visiting Lectureship
tenable in India during the academic year 2003-2004. The competition is
open to both established and emerging Canadian scholars in a range of
academic disciplines. Scholars with no previous experience with India
are welcome to apply. This year, applications are invited in the fields
of sociology and public policy in Canada or womens studies in Canada.
The award includes an honorarium, the cost of international air travel,
domestic travel and living expenses within India. The preferred period
of tenure is three weeks in January and/or February 2004. The deadline
for receipt of complete applications is Jan. 24, 2003. For further information
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada/National Literacy
Secretariat valuing literacy in Canada: strategic research grants.
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation open grants competition
(letter of intent).
Natural Resources/Polar Continental Shelf Project Canadian Arctic-Antarctic
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council INE Collaborative
research initiatives (Letters of intent)
Canada Council Inter-Arts Office grant program.
Canadian Hemophilia Society scientific research grants (operating
The Foundation for Educational Exchange Between Canada and the United
States of America The Canada-United States Fulbright program.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research training initiative (full
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Rx&D/Health Research Foundation
research career awards in the health sciences.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness operating grants; post-doctoral
Memorial northern scientific training program.
Memorial publications subvention.
National Kidney Foundation (US) research fellowship award.
University of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation joint trust fund (full
Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation CPRF awards; CIBC World
Markets Childrens Miracle Award .