CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 384-4638
Release: Sept. 25, 2002
CHEEC seeks proposals for 2003 seed grant program
The Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) at
the University of Iowa is accepting research and education proposals for its
fiscal year 2003 seed grant program.
The submission deadline for all research proposals is 5 p.m. Monday, Nov.
4, in order to be considered. Awards will be announced by Dec. 31.
Research seed grants are reserved for projects that encourage the growth
or development of original lines of environmental research or expand the knowledge
base of the environmental health community. Faculty of public or private universities
or colleges in Iowa, researchers and educators affiliated with state environmental
or health agencies, and other qualified researchers are encouraged to apply.
Submissions for education grants will be accepted anytime and are awarded
on a first-come, first-served basis. There is $5,000 available in fiscal year
2003, with a maximum award of $2,500.
CHEEC supports and conducts environmental health research relating to environmental
toxins. Its mission is to determine the levels of environmental contamination
specifically associated with human health effects.
For more information about CHEEC and its seed grant program, contact David
Riley at (319) 335-4016, or visit the CHEEC homepage at www.cheec.uiowa.edu/.