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

Grant Amount: $215,000 FOR 5 YRS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Apr 04, 2017
Sponsor's: Apr 11, 2017

Subject Areas: Mental Health

This program is jointly managed and funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Its aim is to promote the development of Canadian-Chinese scientific co-operation between universities, hospitals, research institutes or affiliated research organizations in Canada and China through the support of collaborative research teams.

The GACD mental health program focuses on implementation research on the full range of child, adolescent and adult age onset mental disorders (as defined by the Mental and behavioural disorders (FOO-F99) of WHO's International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (lCD-l 0) including, but not limited to, dementia, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, alcohol- and drug-use disorders, etc., in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) (as defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee) and/or in vulnerable populations in high-income countries (HIC). For the latter, applicants must demonstrate that the proposed population under investigation in HIC is considered as vulnerable. For complete information on the challenge to be addressed, scope and expected impact of the research, please refer to the GACD Website.

Application Details: CIHR and NSFC will provide funding for applications that are determined to be relevant to the following research areas: Models, Biomarkers and Brain Imaging, Genetics/Epigenetics, Drug Development, Vascular Dementia, and Clinical Studies. Eligibility criteria for all CIHR research funding programs apply. Chinese applicants must meet the qualifications for applying to programs and international cooperation programs of NSFC. Please refer to NSFC website regarding the eligibility requirements. Research teams will be comprised of at least three and up to six Canadian and at least three and up to six Chinese investigators within up to two research institutions within each country. A named Team Leader in each country will represent the team grant project and be responsible for the management of the application.Applications are submitted through the GACD's "Common Submission Portal" Application are due at 10AM Eastern Time (4PM British Summer Time)
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: Moxey,Laura
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 941-2672