(Sept. 5, 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
Regional Partnerships presentation
Dr. Anne Alper, portfolio manager, RPP Planning and Budget, with the Research
Partnerships Program of NSERC will be at Memorial on Sept. 26 and is available
to give a presentation to interested faculty on the Research Partnerships
Program of NSERC. A presentation is tentatively scheduled for 9:30 a.m.
to about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Genesis Board Room,
Spencer Hall (SP-4006). Dr. Alper would also have some limited time available
to meet on an individual basis. Faculty members interested in attending
either the general session or in scheduling an individual interview with
Dr. Alper are asked to contact Elaine Hendry, Office of Research, by phone
at 8251 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF)
ACOA has just issued its call for proposals for Round 2 of the Atlantic
Innovation Fund (AIF). For this competition, there is a total budget of
$145 million. The deadline for full applications is Nov. 27, 2002, with
a letter of intent (i.e., maximum of three pages) due Sept. 30, 2002.
There are new guidelines for this competition and these can be found at
For those researchers interested in applying, please contact Pamela White
NSERC life sciences site visit
Interested faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited
to a general information session to be held by representatives of the
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and
the Life Sciences grant selection committees. A representative from GSC-12
(Psychology: Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science), GSC-18 (Evolution
and Ecology), GSC-32 (Cell Biology), GSC-33 (Molecular and Developmental
Genetics), as well as an NSERC program officer will attend. The general
session will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 9-9:45 in Rooms ED-5004
and 5005, Education Building, followed by a workshop from 10-11 a.m. on
preparation of an NSERC Discovery Grant application. Interested researchers
from all disciplines are welcome to attend all or part of the sessions.
Prix Galien Canada
The 2003 Prix Galien Canada (Research) is open to any person or team who
have been involved for at least the last five years in bio-pharmaceutical
research leading, or making a substantial contribution, to the diagnosis,
prevention or treatment of diseases. Candidates from academia, health
care institutions, research centres and industry are eligible for consideration.
The prize will be awarded to the researcher or the research team judged
to have made the most significant contribution to pharmaceutical research
in Canada. The deadline for applications is Nov. 1.
The Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United
States of America are pleased to announce the official opening of the
Fulbright grants. The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program operates on the principle
of reciprocal exchange and provides the opportunity for Canadian and American
scholars to lecture, research and study in their host country. The award
of $15,000 US is for one nine-month academic year beginning in September.
The deadline date for receipt of applications is Nov. 15. For further
information, please visit www.fulbright.ca or phone Amelia Brown at 613-688-5511
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sustainable forest management
The Sustainable Forest Management Network, a Network of Centres of Excellence,
will be holding a conference on advances in forest management entitled
From Knowledge to Practice. The conference will be held on Nov. 13-15
at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. Conference details and registration
information is available at www.ualberta.ca/sfm.
Canadian Hemophilia Society
The Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) and the Association of Hemophilia
Clinic Directors of Canada (AHCDC), in collaboration with Novo Nordisk,
have established a new fellowship in Congenital and Acquired Bleeding
Disorders. This program will provide fellows in hematology or other relevant
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 this fellowship is $70,000
for one year and it is tax deductible. Applications must be received on
or before Dec. 16, 2002. For further information, please contact Joyce
Gouin at 1-800-668-2686 or see www.hemophilia.ca.
Alzheimer Society of Canada research grants; training awards.
Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research consumer research grant
(Letter of Intent); dietetic practice research grants (Letter of Intent).
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
research grants; senior scholar grants; Walter Judd research fellowship.
Huntington Society of Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
doctoral research award.
Janeway Child Health Centre research proposals.
Kidney Foundation of Canada research grants; fellowships; scholarships.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) research personnel
programs: doctoral research award.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Health Canada research initiative
on hepatitis C: research personnel awards doctoral research awards.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Thyroid Foundation of Canada
doctoral research award.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/CNIB doctoral research award.
Canadian Association of Gastroenterology/CIHR/Rx&D clinical
research fellowship (CAG fellowship).
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) research grants; research
grants for new investigators; equipment grants for new investigators;
feasibility grants; Canadian breast cancer research initiative grant.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada/CIHR/SSHRC
intellectual property management program.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) standard
research grants; strategic grants; INE research grants (Initiative on
the new economy).
CHSRF/CIHR Career Renewal Awards (full application).
Merck Company Foundation (The) Merck Sharp & Dohme international
fellowships in clinical pharmacology.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)/International Council
for Canadian Studies (ICCS) Commonwealth scholarships awards for
Canadians; Foreign government awards (deadlines may vary for selected
Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada Industrial
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada research
development initiatives program.
Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) McEachern award (fellowship).
Shastri-Indo Canadian Institute Vice-President (India Office).
Alexander von Humboldt foundation Transcoop program 2003.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) external research
Hospital for Sick Children full application for Innovative and
New Investigators awards.