HSFC / CIHR Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control

  


 
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health are partnering on this Request for Applications with the objective of supporting a Chair in the area of hypertension research who will focus on: 
  • improving awareness, prevention and control of hypertension;
  • identifying gaps in Knowledge Transfer and Exchange / Knowledge Translation from evidence to practice for hypertension prevention and control; and
  • developing and evaluating new policies, programs and interventions aimed at reducing the burden and/or impact of hypertension.
The funding partners wish to solicit proposals from candidates for a HSFC / CIHR Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control who have the potential to address Knowledge Transfer and Exchange / Knowledge Translation and knowledge gaps in this critical area. 
 

Timelines

  • August 4, 2010 - Launch of Request for Applications
  • November 1, 2010 - Letters of Intent due
  • December 15, 2010 - Notification of Letter of Intent stage, and Invitations for full applications
  • April 1, 2011 - Full applications due
  • End of June 2011 - Announcement of funding decisions
  • July 1, 2011 - Anticipated start date
  • Five years - Duration of award
  • Funding available - The total amount available for this initiative is $750,000. The maximum amount per year: $100,000 for salary support and $50,000 for operational expenses (primarily travel and research expenses). 
To apply, please see the following documents:
  • Request for Applications    PDF
  • Guidelines for Strategic Research Initiatives    PDF
  • Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Guide        PDF
  • Letter of Intent Form      Word     PDF
  • Consent Form                Word     PDF
  • Full application form       Word     PDF
For more information, please contact:
Ann Nguyen
Information/Project Coordinator, Strategic Research Initiatives
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
613 569 4361 ext. 268
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