Posts Categorized: Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research

TA 53 – First-Generation Smallpox Vaccine Potency Testing

CIMVHR, in collaboration with the project sponsor, is operationalizing a number of funding opportunities. The following is a list of current funding opportunities: to design, develop and qualify an in-vitro cell based plaque assay to assess the potency of the first-generation smallpox vaccine expressed in terms of plaque forming units per millilitre (PFU/mL). Attachments Statement… Read more »

CIMVHR -Task 49 – Upgrade and validation of a suite of objective load carriage assessment tools for the objective biomechanical assessment of soldier torso‐borne clothing and individual equipment (CIE)

CIMVHR has released a new research opportunity seeking a researcher or a research team from one of their Member Universities to conduct the research project Upgrade and validation of a suite of objective load carriage assessment tools for the objective biomechanical assessment of soldier torso‐borne clothing and individual equipment (CIE) NEW: All proposals must be submitted… Read more »

CIMHVR – Task 46 – Qualitative study of financial well-being of survivors who married or entered into a common-law relationship with a Veteran who was aged 60+ .”

CIMVHR has released a new research opportunity seeking a researcher or a research team from one of their Member Universities to conduct the research project Qualitative study of financial well‐being of survivors who married or entered into a common‐law relationship with a Veteran who was aged 60+ NEW: All proposals must be submitted through the… Read more »

CIMVHR – Thermal Comfort Testing of Canadian Armed Forces Operational Uniforms

CIMVHR has released a new research opportunity seeking a researcher or a research team from one of their Member Universities to conduct the research project Thermal Comfort Testing of Canadian Armed Forces Operational Uniforms    NEW: All proposals must be submitted through the online call for proposal portal (https://funding.cimvhr.ca/login) and contain the required information as noted… Read more »

CIMVHR TPL Research Initiative

The CIMVHR TPL Research Initiative encourages researchers from relevant fields to submit project proposals to compete for access to funding to accelerate research and improve the health and wellbeing of Canadian military, Veterans, and their families. This opportunity has been made possible through the support of True Patriot Love and the True Patriot Love Fund…. Read more »

Request for Proposals – “Development of a sensor system for rapid quantification of small (100-300Da) molecules in complex biological fluids”

CIMVHR is pleased to announce a new research opportunity.  We are seeking a research team from one of our member Universities to investigate surface chemistry modifications of 3D printable thermoplastics for covalent attachment of bioactive proteins in a full/complete monolayer suitable for capturing small molecule analytes in saliva. The work will be performed for Defense… Read more »

Request for Proposals – “Validation of a novel method to predict aircrew cockpit accommodation in RCAF aircraft”

CIMVHR is pleased to announce a new research opportunity.  They are seeking a researcher or team from one of the member Universities with expertise in anthropometry and multivariate workspace accommodation modeling and analysis to perform a validation and comparative analysis of a methodology used in the Canadian Forces Aircrew Selection Center (CFASC) to screen potential… Read more »

CIMVHR Advanced Analytics Initiative

The CIMVHR Advanced Analytics Initiative is a program that encourages applications from multi-disciplines to submit project proposals to compete for access to funding, computer resources and expertise available through CIMVHR and IBM Canada¾ researchers interested in applying will include medical resources to accelerate research and improve health of Military, Veterans and/or their families supported by… Read more »

CIMVHR Request for Proposals: Broad spectrum antivirals against RNA viruses which block cellular entry

Defence Research Development Canada, is looking for a researcher to perform a proof-of-concept study to determine whether polygallate based small molecule drugs are effective as broad spectrum antiviral agents to mitigate the effects of Biothreat agents or emerging infectious diseases on the health of Canada’s Armed Forces. The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health… Read more »

CIMVHR Request for Proposals: Qualitative Study on Veterans Identities’ and Well-being in Military to Civilian Transition

Veterans Affairs Canada is looking for a researcher to design and conduct a qualitative study to better understand the relationship between Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans’ identities and their well-being in military-civilian transition (MCT). The objective of this work is to see how CAF Veteran’s view themselves, and how they think others view them by… Read more »

CIMVHR Request for Proposals: Role of Neuroinflammation in Mental Disorders: Application of Multimodal Neuroimaging in the Assessment of Military PTSD

Defence Research and Development Canada, is looking for a researcher to conduct a prospective, observational cohort study of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); using a multimodal neuroimaging (i.e., PET, MRS, MRI) and multivariate biomolecular analysis approach, to assess brain and blood correlates of PTSD, which could yield both… Read more »

CIMVHR Request for Proposals – Equine-Assisted Therapy

Veterans Affairs Canada is seeking a qualified research team to design and conduct an 18-month qualitative pilot study to better understand how equine-assisted therapy might assist Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans and their family members in managing service-related mental health conditions. The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) has entered into partnership… Read more »