Purpose: To encourage UFH staff (medical and non medical) to become engaged in research by providing seed funding.
Qualified Persons: All UFH staff (medical as well as non medical staff) can apply.
Application Requirements: each applicant needs to comply with all of the following:
1. Research proposal should be submitted before the deadline 5 pm October 30, 2015.
2. Complete all IRB forms and obtain the IRB approval for the proposed research prior to submission.
3. Research project should be completed within 1 year.
4. Status report to be submitted to CCR no later than July 31, 2016.
5. Publication of final results or presentation in a national or international conference.
6. Submission of budget with the proposal and end of project reconciliation of award money.
Reward: Three awards each totaling RMB 10,000 will be given to the top 3 applicants. The award can be used for any item related to the proposed research EXCEPT for salary. Ideally, the award will be used as a stepping stone for further research and grants to be obtained internally or externally.
The awards will be announced November 30, 2015.