20111125 FoM Weekly Announcements and Funding Opportunties

In this week’s issue:

Announcements:

·         MSFHR/CIHR Science Policy Fellowship

·         2012 Faculty of Medicine CRC Tier 2 Competition
Funding Opportunities:

·         American Association for Cancer Research – Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Career Development Award, in memory of Lisa Dubow

 Awards and Honours:

·         UBC Library – 2012 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award (Reminder)

 Events:

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MSFHR/CIHR Science Policy Fellowship

Deadline: December 5, 2011

 The MSFHR/CIHR Science Policy Fellowship is a wonderful opportunity for an independent researcher or trainee to be embedded within the BC Ministry of Health for six months to develop evidence-based provincial policy and funding options for emergency department services in BC. The program was designed with the goal of establishing and nurturing critical links between policy-makers and external researchers in support of evidence-based public policy.

 For more information and application guidelines, please visit the MSFHR website.

2012 Faculty of Medicine CRC Tier 2 Competition

 The Faculty of Medicine has 4 CRC Tier 2 Chairs available in this competition.  The deadline for this internal competition is February 10, 2012.

 Please find attached:

 1.       Overview of FoM 2012 Internal Competition

2.      Application Form – Retention Candidates

3.      Application Form – New Recruitment

4.       Application Form Guidelines & FAQs

 These can also be found on our website at http://www.med.ubc.ca/research/dfo/faculty/crc.htm

 The adjudication committee will be established in March once the applications are received in order to ensure appropriate review of the applications.

 If you have any questions, please contact Johanna Petrakis, Manager, Research Core Operations, at johanna.petrakis@ubc.ca

 FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

 American Association for Cancer Research – Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Career Development Award, in memory of Lisa Dubow

Deadline: January 17, 2012

 The Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Career Development Award, in memory of Lisa Dubow is open to junior faculty who are in the first four years of a faculty appointment at the start of the grant term on July 1, 2012. Research projects are restricted to translational or clinical cancer research that has an ultimate goal of developing or improving therapeutic interventions for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. The award provides $100,000 over two years ($50,000 per year) for direct research expenses, which may include salary and benefits of the grant recipient, postdoctoral or clinical research fellows, and/or research assistants, research/laboratory supplies and equipment.

 AWARDS AND HONOURS:

 UBC Library – 2012 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award

Deadline: November 28, 2011 

Nominations are now open for UBC Library’s 2012 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. Established by the Library in 2010, the award focuses on new and innovative ways of communicating and disseminating knowledge. The award honors UBC faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research through the creative use of new tools and technologies that enhance the research findings being disseminated. 

The recipient will be announced at the Celebrate Research Week gala in March 2012. The award includes a $2,000 cash prize and a framed certificate. Nominations are accepted until November 28, 2011. 

For more information, including eligibility criteria, application forms and samples of past winners, please visit the website above.

 For more information on this award, please contact Joy Kirchner at UBC Library: 604-827-3644 or joy.kirchner@ubc.ca.