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

Grant Amount: $15,000 MAX
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Oct 08, 2010
Sponsor's: Oct 15, 2010

Subject Areas: Knowledge Transfer, Dissemination, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Human Genome, Networking, Genetics, Modeling, Disease, Health

Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grants are intended to provide support for meetings, planning and/or dissemination activities consistent with the mandate of CIHR and relevant to CIHR Institutes, Initiatives, or Branches. Eligible Activities : Scientific meetings; Gatherings of health researchers, non-researchers, and/or users of health research; Opportunities for knowledge exchange and Knowledge translation activities at the end of a CIHR grant when it is appropriate to disseminate the results .

Under the framework of the CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grants program specified above, the Institute of Genetics (IG) will provide partial support for workshops and scientific symposia held in Canada, which fall under the IG's mandate. The IG's mandate is to support research on the human and model genomes and on all aspects of genetics, basic biochemistry and cell biology related to health and disease, including the translation of knowledge into health policy and practice, and the societal implications of genetic discoveries.

Application Details:

Applicants affiliated with Canadian non-governmental not-for-profit organizations (including community or charitable organizations) with a research or knowledge translation mandate consistent with the mandate of CIHR may be eligible to apply for funds through the CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant program. Applicants should review the Use of Grant Funds section of the Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) Financial Administration Guide for a complete listing and description of allowable costs and activities.

This program is designed to provide between $2,500 - $5,000 as partial support for workshops and scientific symposia held in Canada. All applicants are strongly encouraged to seek funding from other sources in addition to the IG. In exceptional cases, up to $15,000 will be provided in support of larger events that demonstrate the potential for high likelihood for significant impact to the IG community. Applicants requesting more that $5,000 are strongly encouraged to contact the CIHR Institute of Genetics before submitting an application. The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of one step: Application. To complete your Application, follow the instructions identified in the Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grants - ResearchNet "Application" Phase Instructions. Your Application will be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in 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