Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
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Grant Amount: $100K SALARY; $85K RSRCH
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Oct 23, 2013
Sponsor's: Oct 30, 2013

Subject Areas: Environmental Health, Aboriginal Health, Public Health, Community Based Care

This opportunity aims to: Support high quality programs of population health intervention research that contribute to new knowledge to improve health and health equity across the life course; Stimulate the application of innovative theories, methods and approaches in research and knowledge translation that promote reciprocal learning within and between countries; Catalyze interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral collaborations between researchers and knowledge users that contribute to evidence-informed decision-making and use of knowledge by public health and other sectors; and, Mentor the current and next generation of population and public health researchers (in particular post-doctoral fellows and early career researchers), practitioners and policy makers from a range of disciplines and sectors.

The Nominated Principal Applicant must be a mid-career population and public health independent researcher with 6 to 12 years of experience past their last qualifying degree at the time of application. The Nominated Principal Applicant must identify a decision-maker as a collaborator who will be directly engaged in their research program. Individuals may not hold concurrently a CIHR salary award and another federally funded salary award and cannot have held an inaugural Applied Public Health Chair award. Current Canada Research Chair holders are not eligible to apply for a CIHR salary award.

Application Details: This funding opportunity has a two step application process. Phase 1 requires you to complete a Letter of Intent (LOI). Phase 2 requires you to complete an Application upon invitation. The LOI and Application instructions can be found in the How to Apply section of this funding opportunity description.To complete your Letter of Intent, follow the instructions below under Specific Instructions. Your Application must 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: 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: Halbersma,Joseph David

Sponsor Contacts:

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