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Human-Animal Interaction

National Institutes of Health

 
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Funding through the NIH / MARS WALTHAM public-private partnership: Applications are now open

The NICHD has indicated their ongoing interest in the HAI research area and invites grant applications for research to examine:

1)  The impact of HAI on typical and atypical child development and health;
2)  The evaluation of animal-assisted intervention for children and adults with disabilities or in need of rehabilitative services;
3)  The effects of animals on public health, including cost effectiveness of involving animals in reducing and preventing disease.

Application due dates:
June 27, 2017
March 30, 2018
March 30, 2019
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization

Letter of intent due dates:
30 days prior to the application due date

 
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NIH / Mars WALTHAM Partnership
 

WALTHAM, Mars Petcare and The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

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WALTHAM and Mars Petcare in collaboration with GSA has $50,000 available in 2017 to fund high quality, innovative research into the impact of companion animals on healthy aging in humans. The purpose of this call for applications is to promote innovation and enable the conduct of high-quality research on the impact of HAI (pet ownership or other forms of interaction) on healthy aging in older adults (50+ years of age) and/or their caregivers. Much has been written on the roles that pet ownership and other forms of HAI may play in promoting human health. This call represents an opportunity to meaningfully advance our knowledge of causality and the mechanisms of action underlying the effects of HAI in an aging human population.

Membership of the GSA is an essential eligibility requirement.

Application deadline May 1st, 2017

 
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WALTHAMâ„¢ Human-Animal Interaction Research Programme.
Call for Applications
Impact of Companion Animals on Healthy Human Ageing.
Applications for 2016 are now closed

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WALTHAM has £240,000 (approximately 340,000 USD) available in 2016 to fund high quality, innovative research into the impact of companion animals on healthy ageing in humans.

The purpose of this call for applications is to promote innovation and enable the conduct of high-quality research on the impact of HAI (pet ownership or other forms of interaction) on healthy ageing in older adults (50+ years of age) and/or their caregivers. Much has been written on the roles that pet ownership and other forms of HAI may play in promoting human health. This call represents an opportunity to meaningfully advance our knowledge of causality and the mechanisms of action underlying the effects of HAI in an ageing human population.

To apply, please read each of the following:

 
Full call for applications
 
Considerations for applicants
 
Application form
 
Checklist for applicants
 

International Society for Anthrozoology

 
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WALTHAM proudly supports the International Society for Anthrozoology through providing funds for the ISAZ WALTHAM Collaborative Research Award ($50K), for the Anthrozoos Journal and for the annual ISAZ conference.

 
ISAZ/WALTHAM Collaborative Research Award
 

International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations

 
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WALTHAM has been a long-time partner in support of the IAHAIO conferences and has provided the Distinguished Scholar Award since its inception.

 
IAHAIO/ISAZ Distinguished Scholar Award
 
 
 
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