Results of the April 2016 Career Development Awards in Prevention competition

We are pleased to announce the results of the most recent Career Development Awards in Prevention competition to support the career development of post-doctoral and clinical fellows and junior faculty in the area of cancer prevention/risk reduction research and community-based clinical research in cancer prevention by providing protected research time. Below is a listing of newly awarded Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Career Development Awards in Prevention.

Out of a total of 12 applications, 2 Canadian Cancer Society Career Development Awards in Prevention have been approved – a 17% success rate. The 2 awards total $450,000 in funding over the terms of these awards.

Funds committed to this competition have been made possible by the significant efforts of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers and donors across the country.

We are also very pleased that all awards are being funded to their full panel recommended amounts and that no administrative decrements are being applied.

Summaries of awarded grants

Please note: 
  • Amounts listed below represent the total dollars awarded by award year and may include funds for salaries, supplies, and/or equipment. 
  • The start date for these awards is August 1, 2016. 
Note Carefully:

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the listing below, this list does not constitute an "official" notification.

Successful applicants will be informed, in writing, with an official Notification of Award giving the details pertaining to their award.

Minaker, Leia
University of Waterloo
Accelerating cancer prevention through surveillance and population health intervention research
2016/2017 :  $75,000
2017/2018 :  $75,000
2018/2019 :  $75,000
Murphy, Rachel
University of British Columbia
Novel approaches for cancer prevention: targeting healthy eating and healthy body weight
2016/2017 :  $75,000
2017/2018 :  $75,000
2018/2019 :  $75,000

Last modified on: December 2, 2019