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Center for Bioethics, Health and Society funding deadline is Jan. 14

The deadline for the next round of applications for funding from the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society is Jan. 14, 2013.

The Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society welcomes a wide variety of bioethics proposals. Fundable projects include conceptual or empirical research, course development, community engagement, scholarly events and more. Funding may also be sought for the bioethics component of a scientific project for which funding is being sought from another source, including other Centers and Institutes in the University and Medical Center.

Proposals must be submitted by any Wake Forest faculty member who is a member of the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society. Center membership is open to all Wake Forest faculty.* Faculty may collaborate with students or community members, and may request up to $8,000 for pilot research, course development and major events. Up to $5,000 per proposal may be budgeted for faculty salary support or stipends.

The due date is Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Projects may begin as early as March 1, 2013, and must be completed by the end of the 2013 summer term.

Proposals for smaller activities and single events, with requests up to $1,000, may be accepted on a rolling basis at any time subject to funding availability.

Please contact Ana Iltis (iltisas@wfu.edu) or Nancy King (nmpking@wakehealth.edu) to discuss proposals that do not fit the timeline defined above.

For more information, including a description of the field of bioethics and the kinds of projects that may be considered for funding support, and to apply, please complete the CBHS Funding Application form.

*  – To become a CBHS member, please send your name, email address, and relevant occupational information (e.g., department and position) to: bioethics@wfu.edu.

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