2019 Diane Minshall Memorial Award (Application Deadline: March 31, 2019)

Monday, January 21, 2019

Applications for the 2019 Diane Minshall Award are now available. The Award was established in 2006 in honour of Diane Minshall. Diane  was a dedicated, creative and gifted technician and manager who worked with research animals at the St. Paul’s Hospital Site of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Diane spent many years on the executive of the Canadian Association of Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS) and served as president for five of those years. She spent countless hours examining animal care technicians from across Canada who were working to achieve higher levels of competency. Diane also served on the UBC Animal Care Committee where she helped to review many hundreds of animal research proposals.

The $500.00 award is to be used for education and training related costs of travel to, and attendance at, conferences and meetings expressly pertaining to the welfare and improvement of conditions for research and laboratory animals. The award is open to anyone within UBC and affiliated research institutions involved in the care and study of research animals.

Applications must be submitted to the Animal Care Committee by March 31, 2019. 

Please visit http://awfc.ca/grants/diane-minshall-award/ for more information and award application form.

If you have any questions, please direct them to fred.woo@ubc.ca.