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2020 Banting–CANSSI Ontario Discovery Awards in Data Science
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2020 Banting–CANSSI Ontario Discovery Awards in Data Science

The Banting Research Foundation and the Ontario Regional Centre of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI Ontario) are pleased to announce two new 2020 Discovery Awards in Data Science. These Banting–CANSSI Ontario Discovery Awards are one-year grants of up to $25,000 each to support early career investigators in data science. A total of two grants will be awarded, one to an applicant with an academic appointment at the University of Toronto and a second to an applicant with an academic appointment at any University or affiliated research institute in Ontario.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • be a new investigator at any Ontario university or affiliated research institute who will be within the first three years of the date of first career academic appointment at the application deadline date of February 14, 2019
  • be proposing new, innovative statistical or computational methodology – or proposing to implement existing methodology in novel ways – to address a health or biomedical research question
  • have not been awarded by your institution more than $150,000 in start-up funding (exclusive of support from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation)
  • have not been awarded more than $50,000 per annum in external operating funds at the application deadline date.

The 2020 Banting–CANSSI Ontario Discovery Awards in Data Science will be awarded through the Discovery Award program of The Banting Research Foundation. For complete guidelines and application instructions, click here.

Application deadline: February 14, 2020