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2017 Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Awards

Modified: January 23, 2017

The Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto, Canada) is pleased to announce the 2017 Pursuit Award competition. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year.

Current PhD students (no more than 6 months away from defense), postdoctoral trainees or recent graduates may apply (must have defended PhD thesis within the last year). Any applied or clinical research specifically linked to childhood disability is eligible for consideration. The application package can be downloaded from the program website here. Please submit the application in one PDF to BRI staffApplication deadline is February 3, 2017 by 4pm CST.

Up to three prizes will be awarded and finalists may be eligible for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Bloorview Research Institute, Canada’s only hospital embedded childhood disability research institute. Finalists will be invited to present their research in person at an award ceremony at Holland Bloorview. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered.

The Bloorview Research Institute conducts transformational research in pediatric rehabilitation, with a focus on areas of strategic clinical importance. The Pursuit Award is made possible by the generous support of the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, the Ward Family, and the Bloorview Research Institute. Read more about the program here.

Funding, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Social Sciences, Professional Development