2022 Diane Minshall Memorial Award (application deadline: March 31, 2022)

Saturday, April 02, 2022

Applications for the 2022 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.

For 2022, three $500.00 awards are available for use in the registration, travel (if applicable), and participation in conferences and meetings (virtual or in-person) 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, 2022. 

Please visit https://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.