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Science Policy Fellowships (Winter 2014 Competition)

Deadline: December 12, 2014  11:59:00 pm

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Application Deadline: December 12, 2014

The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are to:

  • Establish and nurture critical links and collaborations between policy-makers and health research trainees and investigators in addressing health challenges
  • Help inform best practices for promoting the exchange and uptake of information between policy-makers and health researchers
  • Provide trainees and investigators with exposure to how government works and how public policies are made
  • Engage health research trainees and investigators in the policy-making process, including contributing to the development of effective policy responses, promoting national policy coordination, policy analysis and supporting a high-quality shared health knowledge base
  • Encourage trainees and investigators to conduct policy-relevant research that addresses challenges facing society
  • Assist policy-makers in gathering the external scientific expertise required to support increasingly complex scientific and technical issues, by encouraging their collaboration with health research scientists
  • Encourage science-policy integration through knowledge translation
  • Support evidence-based public policy that benefits the health of Canadians

Funds available - $ 200,000

Maximum amount per award –

  • Stream A: $35,000 (Trainee)
  • Stream B: $45,000 (Trainee)
  • Stream C: $60,000 (Independent Researcher)
  • Stream D: $80,000 (Independent Researcher)

Grant duration – One year

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