change of address
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is moving
July 30, 2004. As of July 26, 2004, all correspondence should
be addressed to: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Room
97, 160 Elgin Street, Address locator: 4809A, Ottawa, Ontario,
Health research grant
NSERC has introduced the requirement of a notification of
intent to apply under their Collaborative Health Research
Project Grant Program. Submission of Form 182 to NSERC by
Aug. 1 is required of those who wish to apply to this program.
For information on the Collaborative Health Research Project
Grants Program, visit www.nserc.gc.ca/professors_e.asp?nav=profnav
and for instructions on completing a web version of Form 182,
Healthy body weight
The CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes is
pleased to announce a third round of requests for applications
under its strategic initiative Excellence, Innovation and
Advancement in the Study of Obesity and Healthy Body Weight.
This year, select opportunities will be directed towards research
in the broad domain of obesity and healthy body weight. In
addition, there are funding opportunities targeted towards
research relevant to childhood obesity. Details on the funding
opportunities under this strategic initiative are available
Research on homelessness
The National Secretariat on Homelessness is seeking expressions
of interest on the delivery and development of case studies
on the implementation of independent living accounts for residents
of transitional housing. Information on this call for expressions
of interest is available at www.homelessness.gc.ca/home/index_e.asp
while information on the National Research Program on Homelessness
is available at www.homelessness.gc.ca/research/index_e.asp.
The deadline for submission of expressions of interest is
Through its PromoScience Program, NSERC offers support to
organizations (universities, non-profit organizations, non-federal
museums or science centres) delivering hands-on, interactive,
learning experience to young Canadians in the areas of science
and engineering as a national, provincial, territorial or
regional level. Program details are available at www.nserc.gc.ca/promoscience.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Sept. 15.
The Scleroderma Foundation is seeking applications from established
investigators both inside and outside the field of systemic
sclerosis (SSc) who wish to propose pilot studies to obtain
preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly
relevant theme related to SSc. Applicants may request up to
$75,000 per year for up to two years. Further information
is available at www.scleroderma.org.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Sept. 15.
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
The Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars has announced
the opening of its 2005-2006 fellowship competition. The centre
awards approximately 20-25 academic year residential fellowships
to individuals from any country with outstanding project proposals
on national and/or international issues. Projects should have
relevance to the world of public policy or provide the historic
and/or cultural framework of policy issues of contemporary
importance. Applicants must hold a doctorate or have equivalent
professional experience. Fellows are provided stipends which
include round trip travel, private offices, access to the
Library of Congress, Windows-based personal computers, and
research assistants. Further information is available at www.wilsoncenter.org.
The deadline for submission of applications is Oct. 1.
NSERC’s tools and instruments program
NSERC has announced that the moratorium on categories 2 and
3 of the Research Tools and Instruments Program is being maintained
for the coming year. However, for the duration of the moratorium,
NSERC will accept applications under category 1 for equipment
that costs up to $250,000 (before tax, shipping and handling)
as long as the applicant(s) is able to secure funding from
other sources to bring the amount requested from NSERC to
$150,000 or below. As announced earlier, the deadline for
submission of this year’s Research Tools and Instruments
application is Oct. 25.
Workshop in Knowledge Brokering
The Children’s Health Applied Research Team at the University
of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Regional Training
Centre are holding a Workshop on Knowledge Brokering on Sept.
30-Oct. 1 at the University of Prince Edward Island. The purpose
of the workshop is to identify knowledge brokers in the Atlantic
Region and to promote a regional network for knowledge brokers
who work in the health, education, and university communities
in Atlantic Canada. Copies of the Workshop Brochure are available
from the Office of Research or from Beverly Gerg, UPEI, at
telephone (902) 894-2842 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation – grants
for alcohol research.
American Lung Association – senior research training
fellowships; biomedical research grants; career investigator
award; Dalsemer research grant; lung health dissertation grants;
clinical patient care research grants.
American Lung Association – LUNGevity Research Grant.
American Lung Association/LAM Foundation –research grant;
career investigator award.
Burroughs Wellcome Fund – clinical scientist awards
in translational research.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research – randomized
control trials (application).
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Rx&D Research Program/Wyeth
Pharmaceuticals – fellowship program (nomination).
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (US) – research grants; Leroy
Matthews physician/scientist award; postdoctoral research
fellowships; clinical fellowships (third and fourth year);
pilot and feasibility awards; Harry Shwachman clinical investigator.
Heart and Stroke Foundation – grants-in-aid; new investigator
Multiple Sclerosis of Canada – collaborative multi-centre
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO Programme for Security
Through Science – advanced study institutes; advanced
research workshops; collaborative linkage grants; expert visits;
science for peace research and development project.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council – major
collaborative research initiatives (application by invitation
University of Calgary-Gorbachev Foundation – joint trust
fund (letter of intent).
Human Frontier Science Program – long-term fellowships.
Canada Research Chairs – nominations.
Canada Council for the Arts – project assistance to
visual arts & fine craft organizations.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research – maintenance
grants (application); operating grants (application).
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
– conference/seminar/workshop grants; publication subsidies;
travel grants and visiting fellowships.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Career Development Program
(preliminary application) – scholar award; special fellow
award; fellow award; scholar in clinical research award.
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation – research grants
Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada
– promoscience program.
Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council – project grants.
Scleroderma Foundation – established investigator grant.
Sloan, Alfred P. Foundation (US) – research fellowships.