Translational Research Grant Fund (TRGF) Paediatrics 2020

The Department of Paediatrics and the Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) are pleased to announce the request for applications for the Translational Research Grant Fund Competition for 2020.

The Department of Paediatrics and CHRI are committed to encourage and support translational research that aims to improve the health of mothers, infants and children. All faculty members within the Department of Paediatrics (LAPA and LNA practice plans only) are eligible to apply in collaboration with a CHRI Scientist or Associate Scientist in basic research.

The purpose of this grant program is to enhance translational research by stimulating collaborations between clinicians in the Department of Paediatrics and basic scientists at CHRI.

  • A clinician and a basic scientist must be co-Principal Investigators

  • Research projects must clearly address how they will fill the gap or valley between

             - basic biomedical (pillar 1) and clinical science (pillar 2) research, or 

              - clinical science (pillar 2) and population health (pillar 3) research, and/or health services and policy (pillar 4) research

  • The aim of the project should be clearly translational and address a health problem or disease
  • The investigators involved must bring synergistic skills that are critical for the success of the proposed research project

Each grant is for a maximum of $15,000 per annum for 2 years. We expect to fund 2 grants in this competition.

The grant application for this competition are below.

Submit the application electronically in .pdf format to: the Administrative Office of the CHRI (christine.koustrup@lhsc.on.ca) by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019 (NO EXCEPTIONS).

Send the original signature page to:
Ms. Christine Koustrup, Administrative Coordinator
Children’s Health Research Institute
Room A5-103, 5th Floor, Victoria Research Laboratories
800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 2V5

Application - Paediatrics

 

Translational Research Grant Fund (TRGF) Ob/Gyn 2020

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) are pleased to announce the request for applications for the Translational Research Grant Fund Competition for 2020.

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and CHRI are committed to encourage and support translational research that aims to improve the health of mothers, infants and children. All faculty members within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (primary appointment) are eligible to apply in collaboration with a CHRI Scientist or Associate Scientist in basic research.

The purpose of this grant program is to enhance translational research by stimulating collaborations between clinicians in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and basic scientists at CHRI.

  • A clinician and a basic scientist must be co-Principal Investigators
  • Research projects must clearly address how they will fill the gap or valley between

       -  basic biomedical (pillar 1) and clinical science (pillar 2) research, or

       - clinical science (pillar 2) and population health (pillar 3) research, and/or
         health services and policy (pillar 4) research

  • The aim of the project should be clearly translational and address a health problem or disease
  • The investigators involved must bring synergistic skills that are critical for the success of the proposed research project

Each grant is for a maximum of $15,000 per annum for 2 years. We expect to fund 2 grants in this competition.

The grant application and guidelines for this competition are attached.

Submit the application electronically in .pdf format to: the Administrative Office of the CHRI (christine.koustrup@lhsc.on.ca) by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019 (NO EXCEPTIONS).

Send the original signature page to:
Ms. Christine Koustrup, Administrative Coordinator
Children’s Health Research Institute
Room A5-103, 5th Floor, Victoria Research Laboratories
800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 2V5

Application - Obs/Gyn

 

Scientist of the Year Award 2019

The Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) is pleased to announce the annual Scientist of the Year Award for 2019. The purpose of this award is to recognize the CHRI Scientist or Associate Scientist who is an active member of the Institute and has made a significant contribution to the field of children’s health research from 2016 - 2018.

Award: $10,000

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a CHRI Scientist or Associate Scientist
  • The research activity, basic or clinical or population health or health policy, must be performed in a London based institution or its affiliated institutions
  • Scientists or Associate Scientists are eligible to receive this award not more frequently than once every 5 years

Expectations of Awardees:

The winner will present their award winning research at the CHRI Seminar Series. Funding awarded to be utilized for research expenses only.

Nomination Procedure:

You may nominate a colleague or self nominate. Applications along with a copy of the applicant’s CV are to be submitted to the CHRI Administration Office. Applications are considered confidential and will be reviewed by the Review Committee. Criteria for adjudication will include:

  • Impact of research on children’s health
  • Demonstration of research excellence and/or ground breaking research
  • Demonstration of research excellence across CHRI’s divisions
  • Consideration will be given to either 1 or more seminal papers published within the past 3 years of application
  • Published papers to be attached in PDF format

Submission Deadline: FRIDAY, DECEMER 6, 2019 – No later than 4:30pm (NO Exceptions)

Ms. Christine Koustrup, Administrative Coordinator, CHRI
Christine.koustrup@lhsc.on.ca
Room A5-103, 5th Floor, Victoria Research Laboratories
800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 2V5

Application - Scientist of the Year

 

Deb Comuzzi Trainee of the Year Award 2019

The Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) is pleased to announce the annual Trainee of the Year Award for 2019. The purpose of this award is to recognize the CHRI Trainee (graduate student or postdoctoral fellow) at CHRI who has made a significant contribution to the field of children’s health research from 2016 - 2018.

Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • The supervisor of the nominee must be a CHRI Scientist or Associate Scientist
  • The research activity, basic or clinical or population health or health policy, must be performed in a London-based institution or its affiliated institutions
  • All current Trainees and those in the year following their graduation are eligible
  • Online publications are eligible

Expectations of Awardees:

The winner will present their award winning research at the CHRI Seminar Series. Funding awarded to be utilized for research expenses only.

Nomination Procedure:

An application of nomination provided by the trainee’s supervisor stating the role of the student in the publication along with a copy of the nominee’s publication, are to be submitted to CHRI Administration Office. Applications are considered confidential and will be reviewed by the Review Committee. Criteria for adjudication will include:

  • Research impact on children’s health through first author publications that occur within three years of the award
  • Demonstration of research excellence and/or ground breaking research
  • A letter of nomination from the trainee’s supervisor stating the role of the student in the publication
  • Consideration will be given to 1 paper produced by the trainee

Submission Deadline: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019 – No later than 4:30pm (NO Exceptions)

Ms. Christine Koustrup, Administrative Coordinator, CHRI
Christine.koustrup@lhsc.on.ca
Room A5-103, 5th Floor, Victoria Research Laboratories
800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6C 2V5

Application - Trainee of the Year