Tag: OAP

Open Awards Program Spring 2019: Five successful applications in recent competition.

BCCDC Faculty interested in applying for funding, be sure to watch your email inboxes in late August; the next round of applications will be reviewed in October 2019. To see some of our past research successes, you can search the OAP tag in this blog section.

Call for Applications for Spring 2019 OAP Competition is Now Open!

Are you a faculty member at the BCCDC/BCPHL with a new research question that you’d like to pilot to see if it can be developed further or are you looking to help fund a workshop or for travel funding? If so, you’re in luck; the BCCDC Foundation Open Awards Program (OAP) competition for Spring 2019 …

Open Awards Program: Fall 2018 Competition Successful Applications

The BCCDC Foundation is happy to announce that the Scientific Advisory Board has reviewed the most recent recent applications and has awarded grants for three new Blue Sky research awards of $10,000. Dr. Mark Gilbert and his team have been awarded funds to explore anxiety among clients of SmartSexResource.com’s sexual health chat services for the …

Call for Applications for Fall 2018 OAP Competition Opens Soon!

Are you a faculty member at the BCCDC/BCPHL with a new research question that you’d like to pilot to see if it can be developed further or are you looking to help fund a workshop or for travel funding? If so, you’re in luck; the BCCDC Foundation Open Awards Program (OAP) competition for Fall 2018 …

Open Awards Program: Four Successful Applications for Spring 2018 Competition

The Foundation is pleased to announce that its Scientific Advisory Board has awarded grants or four new projects: three for “Blue Sky” research awards, and one travel award. Dr. Sarah Henderson and her team have been awarded funds to study how exposure to forest fire impacts outcomes during pregnancy and early life. Dr. William Hsiao …

BCCDC Foundation Grant Helps Re-engineer Hospital Beds to Prevent Infections

A BCCDC Foundation-supported pilot project to explore the impact of specialized rooms on the mircrobiome of bone marrow transplant patients has expanded its budget to over $400,000 with an additional $200,000 in funding from Genome BC. The research is evaluating if using copper-nickel and titanium dioxide-coated surfaces along with other engineering approaches for bone marrow …

Call for Applications for Spring 2018 OAP Competition is Now Open!

Are you a faculty member at the BCCDC/BCPHL with a new research question that you’d like to pilot to see if it can be developed further or are you looking to help fund a workshop or for travel funding? If so, you’re in luck; the BCCDC Foundation Open Awards Program (OAP) competition for Spring 2018 …

Celebrating Four Years of Pilot Funding

The Foundation launched our Open Awards Program in the spring of 2014 and we are thrilled to be celebrating four years of successfully funding a variety of projects across BCCDC’s priority areas. Over eight competitions, we have funded 36 diverse projects – from mathematical modelling to genomics, from harm reduction to global health – and …

Open Awards Program: Five Successful Applications for Fall 2017 Competition

The Foundation is pleased to announce that its Scientific Advisory Board has awarded grants for five new projects; all for “Blue Sky” research awards. Dr. Naomi Dove and her team have been awarded funds for: “A pilot study to investigate models for sexual/mental health service integration in the context of population health inequities”. Dr. Eleni …

BCCDC Foundation Funding Provides Starting Point for Growing Research

One of the aims of the Open Awards Program (OAP) is to allow BCCDC Researchers to develop research questions and projects as a pilot, prior to applying to larger peer-reviewed funding competitions. Having received OAP funding in October 2015, Dr. Amee Manges has done just that, submitting a 2017 CIHR Project Grant application in September …