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

Grant Amount: MAX $20K FOR UP TO ONE YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jun 08, 2010
Sponsor's: Jun 15, 2010

Subject Areas: Data Management or Analysis (Medical), Cancer Prevention, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, Cancer Biology, Proteomics, Etiology, Genomics, Support Systems, Carcinogens, Oncogenomics

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 .

To support cancer research-related provincial, national, or international meetings. ICR will provide partial support for workshops, symposia, or congresses, which have direct relevance to cancer research and have a national or international scope. The Institute will normally contribute up to $15,000 towards the funding of a workshop and up to $20,000 towards the funding of a symposium. ICR may also allocate a maximum of $5,000 for congresses organized by established cancer associations or organizations. ICR defines a workshop as a meeting of a limited number of persons, individually invited to address specific questions or problems important to cancer research in Canada, with the purpose of reaching consensus on recommendations leading to an improved focus on cancer research issues. The majority of participants should be active in the field of cancer control in Canada. The subject matter of a scientific symposium or conference should be important to a significant number of Canadian investigators and have direct relevance to cancer research. Participation must be open to, but not necessarily limited to, interested Canadian investigators and trainees.

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 funding opportunity requires the use of ResearchNet to apply for funding. To complete your Application, follow the steps 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