The Centre for Urban Health Initiatives and the Wellesley Institute, in partnership with University College at the University of Toronto, are pleased to announce a call for nominations for a Community Based Research (CBR) Award of Merit. The award will recognize Principal Investigators who have demonstrated exemplary academic participation in the field of community based research, as defined by Minkler and Wallerstein. The Objectives of this award are to
- Address the community's need for greater academic interest and participation in community research agendas
- Increase academic respect for CBR as a field of research;
- Advance the cause of CBR
- Motivate academics to pursue CBR
- Assist recipients in their pursuit of tenure and promotion
Nominations are invited from community, policy, or academic project partners who are working (or who have worked) with the nominee on a recent CBR project. The submission deadline is Friday, March 5th, 2007.
For more information, visit http://www.cuhi.utoronto.ca/funding/competitions.html.