CAEP Research Grants 2005
Deadline for grant proposal submission extended to: Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, CAEP Head Office
Results of the competition will be made public: Monday, Feb. 28, 2005
As in previous years, Hoffmann-La Roche of Canada has given a generous unrestricted research grant of $25 000 to promote and support Canadian Emergency Medicine research, especially among junior researchers.
Consideration will be given to applications from diverse settings, including academic, non-academic, community and rural emergency physicians. Residents and Fellows are especially encouraged to apply. Maximal support to individual project will be $5000. The grant cannot be considered as supplement to other funding resources. Principal Investigaror, as well as responsible supervisor (for applications of Residents and Fellows) must be a CAEP member at time of money allocation. No funding will be provided for meeting registration, travel or equipment purchases.
Prerequisite for submission of proposals:
- CAEP membership of Principal Investigator at time of application.
- Less than 8 years of postgraduate training of the Principal Investigator.
- For Residents and Fellows who are Principal Investigators, an accompanying letter from the responsible supervisor must complement the proposal.
Proposals must be no more than 5 pages of single-spaced text, excluding references and appendices. Size 12 font and unadjusted margins are mandatory. The proposal should include the following headings.
- Structured Research Abstract (1 page).
- Introduction, Rationale, Research Question, and Methods (limit: 3 pages).
- Timing, Impact of the proposed study, Future Plans (limit: 1 page).
- References (as Appendix A, limit to 30 references).
- The research data collection tool (as Appendix B).
- Detailed budget and justification (as Appendix C).
- Curriculum vitae of the Principal Investigator (as Appendix D).
Proposals that fail to comply with these rules will not be reviewed.
Several reviewers, blinded to the identity of the authors, will review the proposals and independently grade the applications in a scale from 1-10. They will mainly consider
- relevance to Emergency Medicine;
- methodological quality;
- originality of the topic and methodology;
- level of training; and
- ability to complete the proposed study.
Successful research will provide a letter stating that they will
- provide a final report on the research project up to 15 months after allocation of money;
- return any unused funds to CAEP up to 15 months after allocation of money; and
- present the results of the study in CAEP annual meeting.
For further information, and for submission please contact
Dr. Ran Goldman, CAEP Research Grants 2005, Canadian Association of Emergency Phyhsicians, 1785 Alta Vista Dr., Ste. 104, Ottawa ON K1G 3Y6; 613 523-3343 or 800 463-1158, fax 613 523-0190, email@example.com