HAHSO 2013/14 Official Call
The official call for the 2013/14 HAHSO competition has now been announced with a final deadline of November 4, 2013. See the IFPOC definition of innovation for a summary of the purpose of the funds and scope of projects that would be eligible for support. The application form is also available online and is the only application form that must be submitted. Below are important details regarding the internal review process and timeline. Please confirm by Friday (see below) if you wish to have your proposal undergo peer-review.
As in the past, the Department of Pediatrics will offer voluntary internal review of proposals and this process will be coordinated by Dr. Stephanie Atkinson and Lindsay Akrong. Each proposal will be assigned to a peer reviewer with knowledge of the relevant research area – we encourage you to put forth names of possible reviewers for your proposal (see below).
In addition to this, research budgets will be reviewed by Tammy Troy-Hempey and Lindsay Akrong; Dr. Lehana Thabane will provide statistical review. To ensure sufficient time for this process and timely return of feedback to applicants, we ask that you observe the following deadlines:
Friday, October 4, 2013: Provide Dr. Stephanie Atkinson with the following information:
- PI Name
- Co-Investigator name(s)
- Title of grant
- Status of application (new/resubmission/extension of previous AFP-funded project/supplemental funding for existing project)
- Suggested Peer Reviewer(s)
Tuesday, October 15, 2013: Submissions due to Lindsay Akrong for peer review (completed application form, 5-page proposal, budget, and budget justification)
Friday, October 25th, 2013: Feedback returned to participants for polishing of application prior to submission
Monday, November 4, 2013: Deadline for electronic submission of single PDF file (titled “PI surname innovation grant application 2013-2014 competition”) to Janice Bentley at email@example.com by 17:00 hrs.
Successful applicants will be notified by March 31st, 2014.
Physicians' Services Incorporated Grants
Health Research Grants provide funding of $85,000 per year up to two years. Resident Research Grants provide $20,000 for up to 18 months. The deadlines for this competition are:
1 ) Sept. 5, 2013 for funding decision/earliest start date in March 2014. The general McMaster HRS internal deadline is Thursday, August 22, 2013.
2) Dec. 5, 2013 for funding decision/earliest start date in June 2014. The general McMaster HRS internal deadline is Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.
All grant budgets must be reviewed within the Department of Pediatrics prior to the McMaster HRS deadlines, as per the Departmental Grant Submission timelines. Notify Lindsay Akrong ASAP if you intend to apply.