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Public Health Agency of Canada: Transmission and Non-Pharmaceutical Prevention of Respiratory Infectious Diseases

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


Up to $200,000 over 12 months.


  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences


  • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)


Internal Deadline:

July 5, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

July 19, 2024

Additional Dates:

  • LOI HRS Due Date - July 5, 2024
  • LOI Sponsor Due Date - July 19, 2024


This opportunity seeks to fund research that investigates and informs federal policy on the transmission and non-pharmaceutical prevention of respiratory infectious diseases, such as:

  • Influenza
  • COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • Other emerging and re-emerging respiratory pathogens

Specific areas of interest include:

  • Modes of transmission and factors that influence respiratory particle transmission
  • Ventilation and air quality-related interventions for preventing respiratory infectious disease transmission
  • Interventions that can promote the use of public health measures


Additional Details.


Interested applicants must email to request a copy of the LOI template.

If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.

For more information and how to apply, contact Sarah Slasor, Senior Advisor, ROADS.