Gairdner Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘2018 Canada Gairdner Awards’ to recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world.

Award brief:  The Canada Gairdner Awards recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world. There are the following categories-
The Canada Gairdner International Awards: The Canada Gairdner International Award recognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine with the goal of contributing through research to increased understanding of human biology and disease. Nominees should be individuals whose “seminal discoveries and major scientific contributions constitute an original and significant achievement in biomedical science.” Nominations in the field of translational research are welcome. The award does not recognize a lifetime of work.

Gairdner invites the scientific community to nominate qualified scientists from any branch of biomedicine. The evaluation of the contributions of the nominees depends heavily on the quality of information supplied. Therefore, nominations should be accurate, detailed, current, complete, and with supporting letters reflecting the nominee’s accomplishments.

The Canada Gairdner Global Health Award: The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recognizes the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. Since its inception eight years ago, the Global Health Award has grown significantly to become one of the world’s most prestigious awards recognizing excellence in global health research.

Nominees should be individuals who have made major scientific advances with a significant impact on health outcomes in the developing world. The award is science-focused, and is not intended for those with primarily leadership and administrative accomplishments.

Gairdner invites the scientific community to nominate qualified scientists from any branch of global health. The evaluation of the contributions of the nominees depends heavily on the quality of information supplied. Therefore, nominations should be accurate, detailed, current, complete, and with supporting letters reflecting the nominee’s accomplishments.

Canada Gairdner Wightman Award: The Canada Gairdner Wightman Award recognizes exceptional leadership in Canadian medical science. Nominees should also have a high level sustained research career in a biomedical discipline. It is awarded for:

-Individual accomplishment and leadership in a specific field of biomedical sciences (basic, clinical, population health) in Canada and/or original and sustained contributions to that field at an internationally recognized level.

-Institutional academic and scientific leadership in Canada leading to the establishment and development of biomedical research in Canada and internationally

The evaluation of the contributions of the nominees depends heavily on the quality of information supplied. Therefore, nominations should be accurate, detailed, current, complete, and with supporting letters reflecting the nominee’s accomplishments.

Donor Name: Gairdner Foundation
Award name: 2018 Canada Gairdner Awards

Deadline: Nominations for the 2018 awards are due by October, 1st, 2017.

Award details link: http://gairdner.org/
The Canada Gairdner International Awards: https://gairdner.org/awards/international-awards/
The Canada Gairdner Global Health Award: https://gairdner.org/awards/global-health-award/
Canada Gairdner Wightman Award: https://gairdner.org/awards/wightman-award/

Award limit:
The Canada Gairdner International Awards: Each laureate receives $100,000 CDN that they can put towards anything they wish. Laureates have put their winnings towards their labs, their research or even paid for their niece to attend medical school.
The Canada Gairdner Global Health Award: The Prize is valued at $100,000 CAD, and is for the personal use of recipients. An award citation and a commemorative item will also be presented.
Canada Gairdner Wightman Award: The Prize is valued at $100,000 CAD, and is for the personal use of recipients. An award citation and a commemorative item will also be Presented.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
Awards are made to residents of any country without restriction of gender, race, religion, creed or nationality.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: N/A

Other important link:
The Canada Gairdner International Awards
Guideline:
English: http://gairdner.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Canada-Gairdner-International-Award-EN-1.pdf
French: http://gairdner.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Canada-Gairdner-International-Award-FR_FR-CA.pdf
Apply: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/gairdner/

The Canada Gairdner Global Health Award
● English: http://gairdner.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/John-Dirks-Canada-Gairdner-Global-Health-Award-EN-1.pdf
● French: http://gairdner.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/John-Dirks-Canada-Gairdner-Award-FR_FR-CA.pdf
Apply: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/gairdner/

Canada Gairdner Wightman Award
English: http://gairdner.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Canada-Gairdner-Wightman-Award-EN-1.pdf
French: http://gairdner.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Canada-Gairdner-Wightman-Award-FR_FR-CA.pdf
Apply: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/gairdner/

How to apply:
Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/gairdner/).

 

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