Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $81.5K PA FOR FIVE YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Aug 25, 2011
Sponsor's: Sep 01, 2011

Subject Areas: Biomedical Research (multidisciplinary), Clinical Research, Health Services, Quality Of Life, Heart Diseases, Stroke, Population Health, Cerebrovascular Research

The Career Investigator award of HSFO is awarded to individuals with an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree, who are established and recognized independent research workers in the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease who wish to make research in these fields a full-time career. Such individuals would be expected to have achieved national recognition at the time of the first application and clear evidence of this national stature should be provided. Accordingly, applicants should provide letters attesting to this. It is expected that a Career Investigator applicant can demonstrate that their overall research program and research plan has a cardiovascular/cerebrovascular focus. It would also be anticipated that their standing in the cardiovascular/cerebrovascular field would be that of high recognition demonstrated partly by participation in Heart and Stroke Foundation sponsored activities including peer-review committees and/or local, regional or national educational efforts.

At the point of first application, no more than ten years should have elapsed from completion of research training (first faculty appointment) and receipt of this award. The award is intended for individuals who have just completed the 5-year New Investigator award or equivalent research experience. Applications from more senior individuals will be considered at the first renewal level (having achieved international recognition for their research) and the length of support will be at the discretion of the committee. Before a Career Investigator award can be considered, a letter must be provided by the Dean, the Chairperson of the Department and where applicable, the Chief of Service of the hospital, stating that the applicant will have 75% of his/her time allocated to research.

Application Details:

The individual must be proposed by a university or an affiliated institution, which must guarantee the Career Investigator an appropriate academic rank and provide adequate space and facilities for his/her research, commensurate with the status of the individual in terms of experience and level of support by the Foundation.

Applicants are strongly cautioned to carefully read and follow the instructions and requirements outlined in this guideline document as well as the Checklist page of the application form. Please view website for greater detail.


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

2300 Yonge Street
Suite 1300
P.O. Box 2414
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
416 4897100