For more information about the items below or to request application
materials, contact Elizabeth Noseworthy at the Office of Research,
737-8251 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
New NSERC pilot program
NSERC will be offering a College and Community Innovation
Pilot Program to increase the capacity of Canada’s colleges
to work with local industry and businesses and to advance
innovation at the community and regional level. The first
competition will take place immediately and, if successful,
a college can receive up to $600,000 over three years. Details
of the program are available at www.nserc.ca/
AquaNet calls for proposals
AquaNet has issued a directed call for proposals in aquaculture
research for 2004-2006 on the development of vaccines to mitigate
the devastating impact of two diseases on the health of cultured
salmon. Detailed information on the research topic is available
while details on the submission process, AquaNet policies
and procedures and selection criteria is available at: www.aquanet.ca/English/research/cfpguideline.php.
The deadline for submission of proposals is March 25, 2004.
Canadian Liver Foundation program changes
Due to budget restraints, the Canadian Liver Foundation will
not be awarding any new graduate studentships or operating
grants in 2004. A competition will be held for summer studentships.
Application forms are available at www.liver.ca.
The March 15 deadline for the summer studentship competition
has been extended to March 31.
Call for nominations
The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation is inviting
nominations for the 2004 Health Services Research Advancement
Award. Researchers who are engaged in carrying out health
services research, in communicating the results of research,
teaching about health services research, or advocating for
it are eligible for nomination as are decision-makers who
fund health services research, work in partnership with health
services researchers, or frequently use research to make evidence-based
decision. Further information on the award and information
on the nominations process is available at www.chsrf.ca.
Nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2004.
The Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program will be
awarding eight $78,000 US scholarships to PhD students throughout
the Americas to conduct research critical to conserving the
national parks of the region. Research projects in the biological,
physical, social and cultural sciences are eligible, as well
as projects in a new category of technological innovation
in support of conservation science. Detailed information on
the program is available at www.nature.nps.gov/canonscholarships.
The deadline for applications is May 3, 2004.
Fulbright-OAS Ecology Initiative
The Fulbright-OAS Ecology Initiative supports exceptional
individuals throughout the Americas who have contributed in
important ways to sustainable development and environmental
protection in their own countries. Valued at more than $30,000
US over two years, the Fulbright-OAS Ecology Awards offer
successful candidates the opportunity to pursue a graduate
degree in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences
or public policy at a university of their choice in the United
States. Further information is available at www.fulbright.ca.
The deadline for applications is May 31.
India Studies Fellowships
The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute has announced their 2004
India Studies Fellowship competition. This year, the institute
will support research that studies the interface between society,
science and technology in Canada and India including biotechnology,
agriculture, information science, technology, multimedia (films),
and distance education and their implications for India’s
and Canada’s future. This is in addition to the research
activities in the humanities and social sciences that the
iInstitute has traditionally supported. Further information
including application forms are available at www.sici.org.
The deadline for application is June 30.
Canada Council for the Arts — project assistance to
visual arts, craft and architecture organizations.
Dairy Farmers of Canada — nutrition research funding
program (letter of intent).
German Academic Exchange Service — DAAD-AICGS summer
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
— Herzberg medal.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)/Energy
Sector, Natural Resources Canada — novel next generation
technology initiative in energy research and technology related
to greenhouse gas mitigation.
Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council — sustaining
funds (Professional Performing Arts Organization)
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
— gold medal award.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
— gold medal for achievement in research (nomination)
Canadian Nurses Foundation — study awards program.
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation — new investigators
grant (full application).
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation — TransCoop program.
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation — research grants
(letter of intent).
NeuroScience Canada — brain repair program (full application
— if invited).
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada —
Royal College/Associated Medical Services CanMEDS research
and development grant — faculty development grant; medical
education research grant.
Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada — major
research grant; graduate student awards.
York University — The Schulich School of Business National
Research Program in Financial Services and Public Policy
Financial Services Program — research projects; doctoral
dissertations; case writing.