Posts Categorized: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Publications Subvention Program

This program provides financial assistance to scholarly publishing from within the university community.  While all forms of scholarly publication are eligible for support, priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit.  Book chapters will be considered where funds permit. Assistance may be requested towards: top-up funds to a publisher where the publisher makes… Read more »

Harris Centre – MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund

Open to all faculty, students and staff at Memorial, the Harris Centre – MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund provides up to $15,000 per project/per year to investigate waste management issues in Newfoundland and Labrador. Overview Eligibility Requirements Application Process Contact Information The objectives of the fund are: • To stimulate and mobilize research in… Read more »

Salary-Based Research Grants Program

Salary-Based Research Grants Program (Researcher Self-funded Opportunity) Competition deadlines:  February 1 and October 1 – 5:00 p.m.  When the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline moves to the next work day.   This self-funded program opportunity permits, under certain conditions, a researcher to receive a research grant in lieu of their salary, through a mechanism which… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – International Representation

Competition deadline February 10 & September 15 Annually* Assistance is provided to a maximum of $2,500 for faculty members in disciplines supported by SSHRC to attend business meetings of international scholarly organizations in which they hold office. Awards may be held annually to a maximum of three awards in a six-year period. For more information, please see… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – Paper Presentation at Scholarly Conferences

Competition deadline February 10 & September 15 annually* Support is awarded for the presentation of papers at academic conferences in Canada or elsewhere, in disciplines supported by SSHRC. A faculty member may receive just one travel grant in two academic years.  A travel grant is deemed to be received as of the date of the conference for… Read more »

SSHRC Explore

Competition deadline February 10 and September 15 annually*  Awards provide a maximum of $7,000 towards research projects undertaken by faculty members in disciplines supported by SSHRC. Requests from new faculty are encouraged. Requests from established faculty researchers for funding to initiate new avenues of research will also be considered. In so far as is possible, these… Read more »

UArctic Partnership – Research and Engagement Fund

Research plays an important role in informing decisions and actions for issues affecting Northern regions. In recognition of Memorial University’s commitment to respective, ethical, and deeply collaborative partnerships with Indigenous and Northern people and UArctic values, the Indigenous and Northern Collaborative Research and Education Engagement Fund: researchers to establish new relationships or strengthen existing ones… Read more »

UArctic Partnership – Relationship Development Fund

Recognizing Memorial University’s obligation to ensure that researchers engage with the Northern and Indigenous people in a respectful, ethical, and deeply collaborative way in keeping with the Memorial University’s Policy on Research Impacting Indigenous Groups, we are pleased to launch the Indigenous and Northern Relationship Development Fund. The purpose of this fund is to help researchers… Read more »

Vitamin Research Fund

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) is a transnational institute that will serve as a global hub for ocean exploration, discovery and co-creation of solutions for safe and sustainable ocean development. Funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), the OFI will link and leverage Canadian resources and expertise with those of world-leading international partners… Read more »

University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP)- 2022-2023

Undergraduate research incentive funding aims to stimulate heightened interest of graduate studies and research careers among undergraduate students; create a bridge between faculty members wishing to nurture such interests and students willing to engage in research; and, promote a culture of research intensity among undergraduate students. This funding will also provide research-based supervisory opportunities for faculty members in areas… Read more »

Humber Valley Thriving Regions Partnership Process

The Harris Centre is releasing a Call for Expressions of Interest from Memorial University faculty, staff and students to complete research projects focusing on the priority themes that were identified. A proposal evaluation committee comprised of local and academic members will choose which researchers will move forward in the process and attend a second workshop later in… Read more »

2022 ARC-NL Research Grants Competition- Full Application

In 2022-2023 the Aging Research Centre-Newfoundland and Labrador (ARC-NL) of Memorial University will fund TWO ARC-NL Research Grants of up to $25,000 each. Additional funds may be awarded depending on agreements with co-funders. For the 2022 awards, ARC-NL is adjusting its approach from previous years.  In response to the interests of the provincial government (our grant funder), at least… Read more »

2022 ARC-NL Research Grants Competition- LOI

In 2022-2023 the Aging Research Centre-Newfoundland and Labrador (ARC-NL) of Memorial University will fund TWO ARC-NL Research Grants of up to $25,000 each. Additional funds may be awarded depending on agreements with co-funders. For the 2022 awards, ARC-NL is adjusting its approach from previous years.  In response to the interests of the provincial government (our grant funder), at least… Read more »

Artistic Creative Research Grant

Contact academic unit to determine the internal deadlines. DEADLINE:  February 28, 5:00 P.M.* Although open to all members of faculty, this program will be of interest primarily to applicants from such areas as the School of Fine Arts, the School of Music, and from the Theatre/Drama Specialization of the Department of English, and would cover… Read more »

Harris Centre Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund – EOI

To advance the Thriving Regions Partnership Process, the Harris Centre is opening an applied research fund calling for Expressions of Interest from Memorial researchers to address the priorities identified at the regional level. The fund will provide up to $15,000 per project for up to three projects for creative and relevant applied research on one or more… Read more »

J.R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland & Labrador Studies

Competition deadline December 15* The J. R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland & Labrador Studies supports research in all areas of the Humanities and Social Sciences that focus on Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. The Foundation currently offers funding under three categories: research grants, conference grants, and publication subvention grants. Please note that Memorial applicants for Research Grants… Read more »

Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Terra Nova Young Innovator Award –         Competition deadline POSTPONED – monitor website for new date The Terra Nova Young Innovator Award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific research proposal has real potential for… Read more »

COVID-19 Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

This funding opportunity is administered by the Office of Public Engagement. Attention: Memorial students, faculty, and staff Do you have an idea for a new, publicly engaged project? The COVID-19 Quick Start Fund (CQS) for Public Engagement offers up to $2500 for projects, partnerships or initiatives that contribute to addressing immediate and long-term needs of… Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

This funding opportunity is administered by the Office of Public Engagement. Attention: Memorial students, faculty, and staff Do you have an idea for a new, publicly engaged project?  The Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement is now open, and this year, we’ve increased the amount of funding available.  New projects are now eligible for up… Read more »

The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program or immediately to start the nomination process. The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship, named for the first president of Memorial University College, recognizes faculty who embody the university’s mission by demonstrating exceptional teaching, undertaking world-class… Read more »

President’s Award for Outstanding Research

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. The deadline for nominations and applications is November 30*. The President’s Award for Outstanding Research (PAOR) recognizes early career faculty who have made exceptional contributions to their disciplines and have demonstrated a potential to become international research leaders. In the context of this… Read more »

Marilyn Harvey Award to Recognize the Importance of Research Ethics

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program or immediately to start the nomination process. Memorial University’s commitment to excellence in scholarly research activities is achieved in part by the implementation of policies, procedures and processes that facilitate research ethics…. Read more »

University Research Professorships

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Deadline for nominations and applications is November 30th annually. Appointments to the rank of University Research Professor shall be for a five-year period and shall be limited to those faculty members at the rank of full Professor who have demonstrated a consistently high level… Read more »