Posts Categorized: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC Discovery Horizons – full application

Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Established in 2021 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC),… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons – LOI

Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Established in 2021 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC),… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian institutions and other research… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian institutions and other research… Read more »

NSF Global Centres Bioeconomy

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Government of Canada, through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research… Read more »

NSERC Create 2025 – Phase 3-LOI (final)

Please note that the CREATE web literature (program description, LOI and application instructions, and FAQ) has been updated on NSERC’s website. MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward… Read more »

NSERC Create 2025 – Phase 2-LOI

Please note that the CREATE web literature (program description, LOI and application instructions, and FAQ) has been updated on NSERC’s website. MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward… Read more »

NSERC Create 2025 – Phase 1-Registration

MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward for the NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program opportunity. To this end, there will be an internal submission process… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Society

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Advantage

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public… Read more »

Alliance Quantum grants

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Call for proposals: Advancing the industrial readiness of quantum sensing technologies NSERC and the NRC are partnering… Read more »

College and Community Social Innovation Fund grants 2024

CCSIF grants are intended to foster community innovation by connecting the talent, facilities and capabilities of Canada’s colleges and polytechnics with the research needs of community organizations. CCSIF proposals should facilitate collaborative and innovative research that brings together researchers, students and partners to address challenges in community innovation in the social sciences, humanities, health sciences,… Read more »

NSERC-French Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) call for proposals on quantum technologies

Canada and France enjoy long-standing cooperation in science, technology and innovation. Recognizing the importance of international collaboration in promoting scientific discoveries, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and France’s Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on research cooperation. The MOU provides an overarching framework… Read more »

NSERC – Alliance Advantage – Voucher for Early Career Researchers

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. In support of NSERC-eligible early career researchers (ECRs) (see Discovery Grants: What is an early career researcher?), NSERC… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (September 2024)

Please contact the Research Innovation Office, Rio@mun.ca when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  The objective of Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector, and to promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (June 2024)

Please contact the Research Innovation Office, Rio@mun.ca when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  The objective of Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector, and to promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (April 2024)

Please contact the Research Innovation Office, Rio@mun.ca when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  The objective of Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector, and to promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (2024)

Please contact the Research Innovation Office, Rio@mun.ca when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  The objective of Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector, and to promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian… Read more »

NSERC-CSE Research Communities grants – Full Application

Invited Submissions only. RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) are pleased to announce… Read more »

NSERC-CSE Research Communities grants – Letter of Intent

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) are pleased to announce a new partnership… Read more »

NSERC Awards for Science Promotion

The NSERC Awards for Science Promotion recognize individuals and groups who are inspirational in the way they promote science to the general public. Science promotion activities with award potential could include: – organizing science camps, fairs, clubs or mentorship programs with youth organizations -enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion in existing programming -creating new learning materials… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Mission – Critical Minerals Research – LOI

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Please note: Applicants must complete the LOI to be eligible for submission of the application.  Budget 2023 highlighted Canada’s… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Mission – Critical Minerals Research – Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Please note: Applicants must complete the LOI to be eligible for submission of the application.  Budget 2023 highlighted Canada’s… Read more »

National Quantum Strategy missions Flash Call for letters of intent (LOIs)

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF) are pleased… Read more »

NSERC Create 2024 Dissemination – Application

Please note: This competition is by invitation only. Due to institutional quotas applicants should have completed phase 1,2&3 prior.    MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward for the NSERC Collaborative… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award : Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2023-2024)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please email SGS@mun.ca  The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is available to both Canadian and international PhD students studying… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC invites applications for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) to Canada’s young people, particularly to under-represented groups in NSE careers. PromoScience encourages a wide variety of organizations to apply for funding to help young Canadians in elementary school and high school (including the equivalent first year of college in Quebec), and… Read more »

NSERC – Ship Time Program

The Ship Time program allows those holding an NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) to apply for additional funds to access vessels in support of their research programs. This Ship Time program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their DG-supported research in the coming years. It applies to the following: Department of… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grant (Individual) Program

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

NSERC-SSHRC Sustainable agriculture research initiative – Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC),… Read more »

NSERC John C. Polanyi Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours,  for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Created in 2006, the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field of… Read more »

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering is awarded annually to an individual whose body of work, conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering, has demonstrated persistent excellence… Read more »

Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. NSERC is seeking nominations of research teams for the Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering. This prize recognizes highly collaborative Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines who… Read more »

NSERC Synergy Awards for Innovation

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Synergy Awards for Innovation honour partnerships of strong, complementary and collaborative teams who have generated new knowledge and accelerated the application of research results to create benefits for Canada and Canadians. The… Read more »

Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships recognize early stage academic researchers in the natural sciences and engineering and support them to enhance their research capacity, so that they can become leaders in their field and… Read more »

NSERC-SSHRC Sustainable agriculture research initiative – LOI (for preparatory funding)

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research… Read more »

NSERC Create 2024 Dissemination – Phase 3-LOI

MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward for the NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program opportunity. To this end, there will be an internal submission process through Research… Read more »

NSERC Create 2024 Dissemination – Phase 2-LOI

MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward for the NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program opportunity. To this end, there will be an internal submission process through Research… Read more »

NSERC Create 2024 Dissemination – Phase 1-LOI

MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward for the NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program opportunity. To this end, there will be an internal submission process… Read more »

NSERC-NRCan partnership to fund research on small modular reactors – EOI

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. In support of Canada’s Small Modular Reactor Action Plan, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is partnering with NRCan to… Read more »

NSF – Global Centres – Track 2

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Government of Canada, through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research… Read more »

NSF – Global Centres – Track 1

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Government of Canada, through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research… Read more »

NSERC-NRCan partnership to fund research on small modular reactors – Application

*Please note: this competition is by invitation only. Only those who have previously submitted an EOI will considered for invitation. RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. In support… Read more »

SNSF – Project funding

Please note: Canadian researchers cannot be the Principal Investigator on these applications. However, they can join as project partners. To support larger collaborative projects, researchers can use NSERC’s Alliance International Collaboration grants and the SNSF’s project grants. To access NSERC funding, a Canadian researcher named as a project partner on a successful SNSF project grant… Read more »

Research Security 2022-2023

The Government of Canada introduced new funding through the Research Support Fund (RSF) in Budget 2022 to further support the activities related to the indirect costs of research security and to support the National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships. The funding will be added as a new priority area of the Incremental Project Grants to… Read more »

NSERC Chairs for Inclusion in Science and Engineering (CISE)

Interested researchers may contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) in RIS for assistance in developing their applications. CISE is a two-year pilot program for Atlantic Canada, modeled after and replacing the Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) program. The CISE pilot will “support a team of researchers in the Atlantic region who contribute to… Read more »

NSERC-CNSC Small Modular Reactors Research Grant Initiative

Small modular reactors (SMRs) offer a promising pathway to support Canada’s low carbon energy transition and are expected to be less complex, easier to operate and more cost effective than current nuclear technology. For example, a 300-megawatt SMR could supply enough clean power for an estimated 300,000 homes. With approximately 76,000 Canadians employed across its… Read more »

NSERC-German Research Foundation (DFG) call for proposals on Sustainable Processes and Chemistry – STAGE 2 (Invited)

Canada and Germany enjoy long-standing cooperation in science and technology. Recognizing the importance of international collaboration in promoting scientific discoveries, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on research cooperation. The MOU provides an overarching framework to enhance opportunities for… Read more »

NSERC-German Research Foundation (DFG) call for proposals on Sustainable Processes and Chemistry – STAGE 1

Canada and Germany enjoy long-standing cooperation in science and technology. Recognizing the importance of international collaboration in promoting scientific discoveries, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on research cooperation. The MOU provides an overarching framework to enhance opportunities for… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Indigenous Scholars Awards and Supplements Pilot Initiative

The Indigenous Scholars Awards and Supplements Pilot Initiative will provide financial support to meritorious Indigenous students who have applied to the Canada Graduate Scholars—Master’s program (CGS M). Value and duration The Indigenous Scholars Award is valued at $17,500 over 12 months. The Indigenous Scholars Supplement is valued at $5,000 over 12 months. Eligibility Applicants must: be eligible to apply… Read more »

National Quantum Strategy

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. DESCRIPTION Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies… Read more »

Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research- Letter of Intent

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them DESCRIPTION Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research, is a special call aimed to address issues related to climate change. This… Read more »

Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research- Full Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them DESCRIPTION Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research, is a special call aimed to address issues related to climate change. This… Read more »

Supplements to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) Program 2022

1. Introduction The objective of this Supplements to the NSERC PDF Program AO is to award a grant supplement to postdoctoral researchers who will have been awarded an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship under NSERC‘s PDF program. NSERC‘s program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers. The fellowships also aim to secure a supply of highly qualified… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award : Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2022-2023)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is available to both Canadian… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC invites applications for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) to Canada’s young people, particularly to under-represented groups in NSE careers, including girls and Indigenous peoples.* Taking equity and diversity into account, NSERC may support additional meritorious applications that focus on under-represented groups if sufficient funds become available. PromoScience supports activities and content… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

EXTENSION TO NOVEMBER 1ST AVAILABLE FOR ATLANTIC CANADA RESEARCHERS: Should RTI applicants need an extension, please send an email with the applicant cc’d to resgrant@nserc-crsng.gc.ca. The portal can remain open until November 1st at 5:00 pm (ET), however NSERC needs to be advised of the extension requirement before October 25th.  We would encourage applicants to… Read more »

NSERC – Ship Time Program – 2022

The Ship Time program allows those holding an NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) to apply for additional funds to access vessels in support of their research programs. This Ship Time program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their DG-supported research in the coming years. It applies to the following: Department of… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grant – (2023 competition) – Application

Revised End Date: November 7th Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grants – (2023 competition) – NOI

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR – Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)

The Government of Canada has announced special funding, in the form of supplements to existing research grants, that will provide relief and assistance to research trainees from Ukraine. The Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) is administered by Canada’s three federal research funding agencies – the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering… Read more »

NSERC CREATE National Quantum Strategy (NQS) Phase 3 Review/Approval

NSERC will fund at least three (3) CREATE initiatives through the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 launch of a National Quantum Strategy (NQS).  Building on the results of the consultations held by the NQS Secretariat, the Supported initiatives will develop diverse research trainees ready to transition to the Canadian workforce in areas including, but not… Read more »

NSERC CREATE National Quantum Strategy (NQS) Phase 2 Letter of Intent

NSERC will fund at least three (3) CREATE initiatives through the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 launch of a National Quantum Strategy (NQS).  Building on the results of the consultations held by the NQS Secretariat, the Supported initiatives will develop diverse research trainees ready to transition to the Canadian workforce in areas including, but not… Read more »

NSERC CREATE National Quantum Strategy (NQS) Phase 1 Registration

NSERC will fund at least three (3) CREATE initiatives through the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 launch of a National Quantum Strategy (NQS).  Building on the results of the consultations held by the NQS Secretariat, the Supported initiatives will develop diverse research trainees ready to transition to the Canadian workforce in areas including, but not… Read more »

NSERC – Alliance International Collaboration grants

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact  Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Collaboration grants will allow Canadian researchers to participate in international projects and leverage the best international expertise in the NSE disciplines to… Read more »

NSERC- Alliance International Catalyst grants

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Alliance International will provide support for researchers in Canada to work with leading international researchers from the academic sector, and to establish and… Read more »

NSERC – Alliance Mission Grants

Alliance Missions grants are a unique opportunity aimed at addressing critical science and technology challenges that can play a pivotal role in Canada’s economy. NSERC will provide opportunities for the research community to address challenges that have emerged as a result of the pandemic as well as to take advantage of new opportunities. Alliance Missions… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Award

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  Description The CGS D program supports and promotes research excellence in a wide variety of disciplines and broad fields of health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. This support allows scholars… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Institutes Support Grants

BY INVITATION ONLY The objectives of Discovery Institutes Support (DIS) grants are to enable the development of research activities and foster training and collaboration, within and among Canadian theoretical research institutes. DIS grants assist Canadian-based theoretical research institutes to cover their operating and maintenance costs. Theoretical research institutes provide intellectual infrastructure and support, are used… Read more »

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships honour the memory of Dr. Edgar William Richard Steacie, an outstanding chemist and research leader who made major contributions to the development of science in Canada during, and immediately… Read more »

NSERC – Ship Time Program – 2021

This Ship Time program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their DG-supported research in the coming years. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)/Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, undersea vehicles operated by the  Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility or other similar research platforms, and any other… Read more »

Workshop on a Canadian Biodiversity Observation Network (CAN BON) – EOI

A workshop is being organized to discuss the feasibility and desirability of establishing a Canadian Biodiversity Observation Network (CAN BON) to transform Canada’s capacity to research, survey, and monitor biodiversity, natural resources and ecosystem services in ways that will better inform management and conservation. The emphasis of the workshop will be: (1) identifying existing initiatives, data… Read more »

Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling (EIDM) initiative – Full Application

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are a key public health threat, which we are currently experiencing with COVID-19. EIDs are, for the most part, infectious diseases of animals that have, or evolve, the capacity to infect humans (these are called zoonoses), and can sometimes be transmitted human-to-human without need for animals to be involved in transmission…. Read more »

Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling (EIDM) initiative – EOI

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are a key public health threat, which we are currently experiencing with COVID-19. EIDs are, for the most part, infectious diseases of animals that have, or evolve, the capacity to infect humans (these are called zoonoses), and can sometimes be transmitted human-to-human without need for animals to be involved in transmission…. Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grants – Full Application

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in… Read more »

Plastics science for a cleaner future – Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Government of Canada has made reducing plastic pollution and its impacts a priority. In 2018, to help reduce plastic waste and pollution… Read more »

Plastics science for a cleaner future – LOI

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Government of Canada has made reducing plastic pollution and its impacts a priority. In 2018, to help reduce plastic waste and pollution… Read more »

NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grants

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NSERC is leveraging the expertise of researchers in natural science and engineering and their partners across Canada… Read more »

Rapid Research Response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Updated February 14, 2020 – please follow the attached link for the latest updated information. The Government of Canada would like to inform the research community of a pending launch of a rapid research response to contribute to global efforts to contain the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. This research response is aligned with the efforts of… Read more »

Science Communication Skills grant (pilot)

While there is no limit to the number of applications that may be submitted by applicants from Memorial, NSERC has indicated that only one application could be successful from an institution in a given year, and that an institution can receive funding only once through this pilot. We encourage prospective applicants to collaborate on proposals…. Read more »

Training Grant: CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP) – Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

Adapting to live within the Earth’s carrying capacity is viewed as one of humanity’s most important challenges. Increasing pressures on the planet’s capacity to support life are generating important opportunities to explore changes in global ecosystems, to evaluate mitigation and adaptation measures, and to examine shifting values and cultures. For many observers, developments such as… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grant – Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

Adapting to live within the Earth’s carrying capacity is viewed as one of humanity’s most important challenges. Increasing pressures on the planet’s capacity to support life are generating important opportunities to explore changes in global ecosystems, to evaluate mitigation and adaptation measures, and to examine shifting values and cultures. For many observers, developments such as… Read more »

Training Grant: CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP) – Letter of Intent

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Grants – Northern Research Supplements Program

The Northern Research Supplements (NRS) program is aimed at NSERC-funded researchers who intend to conduct Discovery research in Canada’s North. Successful applicants will receive a supplement to their Discovery Grant (DG) in the range of $10,000 to $25,000 per year, for the duration of their DG. Awards at the upper end of this range will… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  The first phase of the harmonized Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program (CGS D) has now been launched. A new common CGS D landing page, as well as a harmonized timeline and program description are now available. The… Read more »

Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative – Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. An interdisciplinary joint call aimed at building competitive, resilient and healthy economies and societies through responsible AI has been announced. The call is… Read more »

Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative – Intent to Submit

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. An interdisciplinary joint call aimed at building competitive, resilient and healthy economies and societies through responsible AI has been announced. The call is… Read more »

Discovery Frontiers – Letter of Intent

Application Deadline March 1, 2019 – Letter of Intent May 3, 2019 – Invitation to Apply July 15, 2019 – Application, if invited to apply Discovery Frontiers grants support a limited number of large international activities, opportunities or projects that are of high priority in the context of advanced research in Canada. These are led… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Letter of Intent

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018 RGCS Internal Deadline: December 21, 2018 (for Full Application) Full application: January 9, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Health Canada (HC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are partnering to strengthen collaborative efforts among federal scientists and the academic community to advance policy-relevant climate change… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Full Application

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018 Full application: January 9, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Health Canada (HC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are partnering to strengthen collaborative efforts among federal scientists and the academic community to advance policy-relevant climate change science that supports work of the PCF. The… Read more »

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Program (Individual and Project) (requesting $500,000 or more per year)

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Program (Individual and Project)

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants events and outreach activities to engage and exchange… Read more »

NSERC Discovery (Subatomic Physics) Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

NOTE: NSERC Discovery NOI’s do not require Institutional Signature from RGCS for this competition It is time to start preparing your Discovery Grant application. A Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) must be submitted by the deadline date of August 1. The NOI is mandatory when applying for a Discovery Grant (Subatomic Physics) application. Applicants who do not… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

NOTE: NSERC Discovery NOI’s do not require Institutional Signature from RGCS for this competition It is time to start preparing your Discovery Grant application. A Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) must be submitted by the deadline date of August 1, 8 p.m. ET. The NOI is mandatory when applying for a Discovery Grant. Applicants who do not submit… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Letter of Intent

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »