Research Collaboration Grant


The Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End-of-Life Care (GIPPEC), the University of Toronto Division of Palliative Medicine (DPM), and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto are pleased to offer opportunities for collaborative research in palliative and end-of-life care.

This jointly offered opportunity is in support of collaborative and interdisciplinary research that addresses the medical, psychological, social, legal, ethical, cultural and religious challenges related to advanced and terminal disease. Proposals with a convergence of academic faculty and multiple departments that foster the emergence of collaborative research teams at clinical or academic sites at the University of Toronto and its affiliates will be favoured. Priority will be given to grants that involve interdisciplinary collaboration with co-applicants from GIPPEC, the Faculty of Medicine and DLSPH.

Three awards of up to $20,000 CAD will be offered in Clinical Innovations in Palliative Care and Palliative Care and Public Health. 

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 


Completion of the project within two years upon approval of the grant. Recipients of the 2018-2019 Research Collaboration Grant are not elgible to apply. 

Applicants from all faculties are welcome to apply, with a principal applicant or co-principal applicant affiliated with GIPPEC, the Department of Medicine, or the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Applicants who are trainees or who are new investigators (less than 10 years since their first academic appointment) will be prioritized. Criteria and application details for GIPPEC Faculty are available here.

Application Details

Please download the PDF document outlining requirements for your application. Completed applications can be submitted online or sent as one PDF file to Please direct any questions to

How to Apply

Closing Date: Jan 31, 2020 @ 11:50am


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