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[Caura-net] Call for proposals

Forwarded on behalf of the Grants Coordinators, Office of Research Services. Please forward to interested faculty and/or students within your unit and post.

To interested researchers, please note:

  1. Office of Research Services internal deadlines for Comprehensive Review for this competition is: noon, 10 working days before the sponsor deadline. 
  2. Office of Research Services internal deadline for Institutional Review for this competition is: noon, 3 working days before the sponsor deadline. 
  3. When submitting an application for Institutional Review, be sure to include the appropriate Approval Form from your Department/Faculty with the application. 
  4. Please notify a Grants Coordinator at the Office of Research Services of your intent to apply to the upcoming competition.

Contact for Faculty of Medicine, Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, HKR, and Grenfell Campus is Vicki Gill, , 709-864-3045.
Contact for Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Marine Institute is Jessica McLachlan, , 709-864-3805.
Contact for Faculties of Science, Business Administration, and Education, School of Music, and the Labrador Institute is Jillian Westcott, , 709-864-4745.

Further details on processes for institutional review and approval are available at

InterAmerican Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Call for Proposals

The IAI is issuing a call for proposals on "integrated research on ecosystem services". This call has been issued by the IAI in recognition of the importance of using, preserving, and managing ecosystems and their services under global change for the benefit of present and future generations. The call is a supplement to the IAI's Collaborative Research Network III program, which aims to promote collaborative global change science that cannot be conducted by any one country alone. Full details about the call and the preparation of proposals are available in the attached document (available in English only) and also on the IAI website ( Three awards of a maximum of $700,000 USD over five years are expected to be granted from this call. The deadline for the submission of proposals is November 15, 2012.

Program Contact:

Dr. Javier Gracia-Garza
Director General
Science and Technology Strategies Directorate
Science and Technology Branch
Environment Canada
200 Sacré-Coeur Blvd., 11th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
Telephone 819-953-3090
Facsimile 819-953-9029
Government of Canada