Results of the June 2016 Prevention Research Grants competition

We are pleased to announce the results of the most recent Prevention Research Grants competition to support and accelerate research and the application of new knowledge relevant to cancer prevention. Below is a listing of newly awarded Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Prevention Research Grants.

2 Canadian Cancer Society Prevention Research Grants have been approved – 11% of all full proposals received. 47 Letters of Intent were submitted to the competition, and following a scientific review 19 of these were invited to submit full applications, and 19 were received. These 2 new grants represent an investment of more than $850,000.

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 grant year and may include funds for salaries, supplies, and/or equipment.
  • The start date for these grants is November 1, 2016.
  • Only the Principal Investigator is named in this listing. Co-Principal Investigators, Co-Applicants and/or Additional Authors may also be associated with these grants.

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 grant.

Cunningham, John
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Long-term effectiveness of mailed nicotine replacement therapy: A five-year follow-up
2016/2017 :  $144,712
2017/2018 :  $148,077
2018/2019 :  $149,465
Rhodes, Ryan
University of Victoria
Parents and children active together: Examining motivational, regulatory, and habitual intervention approaches
2016/2017 :  $109,922
2017/2018 :  $98,422
2018/2019 :  $98,172
2019/2020 :  $115,347

Last modified on: December 2, 2019