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
SSHRC grants competition
The 2003 SSHRC guidelines, application forms [only available
in web-based format] and instructions are now available
SSHRC’s postmarked deadline is Oct. 15. The deadline
for Office of Research administrative review is Oct. 1.
All applications must have required signatures and dean’s
approval (if applicable) and be accompanied by the Office
of Research Grant Application Cover Sheet at the time of
submission. Additional information is available at the department/faculty
administration offices or by contacting the office.
Virtual Scholar in Residence program
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
in partnership with the National Literacy Secretariat (NLS)
of Human Resources Development Canada has announced another
competition for the Valuing Literacy in Canada Program —
the Virtual Scholar in Residence program. Detailed proposals
must be postmarked no later than midnight, Oct. 14. A complete
program description is available at www.sshrc.ca/web/apply/program_descriptions/valuing_literacy_e.asp.
NSERC research opportunity
To enhance its support for international collaboration and
to provide a mechanism for supporting research breakthroughs
and high-risk research, NSERC has announced the Special
Research Opportunity (SRO) program. Funds can be used to
pursue new and emerging research opportunities when they
become apparent, and to investigate and develop the new
collaborations in Canada or abroad that respond to these
opportunities. The program consolidates the current Collaborative
Research Opportunities Grants program, the International
Opportunity Fund, and the New Directions area of the Strategic
Project Grants Program. Due to the responsive nature of
this program, there will be no deadline date for applications.
Letters of intent will be accepted in the fall with the
first awards expected to made in early 2004. For further
updates concerning this program, see www.nserc.gc.ca/programs/sro_e.htm.
Canadian Space Agency
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is pleased to announce the
upcoming program Space Life Sciences Concept and Feasibility
Studies 2003 #2 which offers opportunities for Canadian
researchers to participate in a research program aimed at
understanding the effects of the space environment on life,
and addressing the objectives of the Space Life Sciences
program. The deadline for letters of intent is Sept. 26
and proposals must be received by 2 p.m. Nov. 7. For further
program information, see www.space.gc.ca/asc/eng/csa_sectors/
Huntington Society of Canada
The Huntington Society of Canada is offering research grants
this fall under the following programs: the Laura’s
Hope Fund — for research aimed specifically at identifying
possible new compounds for the treatment of Huntington disease;
the NAVIGATOR Research Program — for projects which
increase understanding about Huntington disease; and, the
Landmark Graduate Awards — providing pre-doctoral
training opportunities for students. Terms of reference,
application forms, and further information can be obtained
The deadline for application for all three programs is Nov.
Associated Medical Services Inc., Hannah Institute for the
History of Medicine — Hannah Grant-in-Aid.
Burroughs Wellcome Fund — career awards in the biomedical
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — clinic incentive
grants; transplant centre incentive grants; research grant;
scholarships; fellowships; studentships.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research — randomized
Canadian Institutes of Health Research/Institute of Genetics
— grants for short-term research visits (full proposals).
Cancer Research Institute (New York) (CRINY); postdoctoral
fellowships in general or cancer immunology.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (US); clinical research grants
(full application); clinical fellowships (first and second
Guggenheim, John Simon Memorial Foundation — fellowships
to assist research and artistic creation (US and Canada).
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Career Development
Program (full application) — scholar award; special
fellow award; fellow award; scholar in clinical research.
Memorial University research grants program (redesignation
Memorial University, J R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland
and Labrador Studies — research grants.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada — biomedical
research grants; health research grants; career development
awards; — postdoctoral fellowships and studentships.
National Board of Medical Examiners — Stemmler medical
education research funds.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC);
collaborative health research projects.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council —
Discovery Grants Program: major facilities access grants
(every three years; 1995-); — ship time (full application);
NATO science fellowships (nomination).
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Science Programme,
Cooperative Science and Technology Sub-Programme, Security-Related
Civil Science — advanced study institutes; advanced
research workshops; collaborative linkage grants; expert
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — fellowship
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
— Bora Laskin national fellowship in human rights
research; Jules and Gabrielle Léger fellowship.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council/Canadian
Heritage Multiculturalism Program; Multiculturalism Issues
in Canada — research grants.