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

Grant Amount: UP TO $50,000/YEAR FOR 2 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Feb 22, 2011
Sponsor's: Mar 01, 2011

Subject Areas: Health Services Research, Health Care Policy, Health Research, Health Care, Bioethics, Ethics, Ethics of Health

The CIHR Catalyst Grant program provides seed money, on a short-term basis, to support health research activities which represent a first step towards the pursuit of more comprehensive funding opportunities.

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to build capacity in ethics as it applies to health (including health research, health promotion and maintenance, clinical care, population and public health, health systems and services, policy and governance) by encouraging applications from nominated principal applicants (see item number 4 under "Eligibility") who are new investigators in the field of health ethics, or investigators new to the field of health ethics, by offering one or two-year pilot project grants. The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are: To support new investigators in the field of health ethics or investigators new to the field of health ethics, as a first step towards the pursuit of more comprehensive funding opportunities (e.g., operating grants); To promote conceptual and/or empirical research from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives.

Application Details:

Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) will not be considered through this program. For projects of a high risk nature, the potential for great scientific gain should offset the risk of failure. There should be minimal or no overlap with other funded work.

Please read all instructions to familiarize yourself with the application process before applying. For new applicants or for those wanting a reminder of the main application procedures, an overview of CIHR's application processes can be found under Apply for Funding. The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of two steps: Registration and Application. To complete your Registration, follow the instructions in the Grants - ResearchNet "Registration" Phase Instructions. Your Application will be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slipin the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application.


NOTE: Letters of Intent and Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF form (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean signatures). Requests for Institutional signatures should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline.
Western Contacts: Pocock,Katy
Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

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