Posts Categorized: Community, Regional & Enterprise Development

Call for Applications – Research Excellence Consultant

Terms of Reference:  Consultant to Develop Training Modules and Develop, Organize and Facilitate Training Workshops Aimed at Strengthening Effective Research Excellence Assessment Capacities within Science Granting Councils (SGCs) in Africa. About the SGCI The Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) is a multi-donor Initiative with Phase 2 (SGCI-2: 2020-2023) supported by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida),… Read more »

Request for Proposals: Deepening Knowledge and Implementation of Research Ethics in the African Context

The Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) is a multi-donor Initiative with Phase 2 (SGCI-2: 2020-2023) supported by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and the German Research Foundation (DFG). The overall goal of the SGCI-2 Research… Read more »

Call for EOIs: To support the development of Research Management Frameworks, Manuals & Procedures for SGCs

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORKS, MANUALS AND PROCEDURES FOR SGCs About the SGCI The Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) is a multi-donor Initiative with Phase 2 (SGCI-2: 2020-2023) supported by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), Canada’s International Development Research Centre… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants – Mobility and Public Transit

SSHRC and Infrastructure Canada (INFC) have launched this Knowledge Synthesis Grants (KSG) competition to mobilize social sciences and humanities research to examine and synthesize existing knowledge on mobility and public transit issues. Grant holders will identify research gaps and opportunities and their work will inform and guide policy-makers and service providers responsible for public transit… Read more »

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – COVID-19 HOT SPOTS

The COVID-19 pandemic has been experienced unequally within countries and Canada is no exception. Over 80% of COVID-19 deaths in Canada have been in long-term care facilities. Further, within the hardest hit provinces, cases have clustered in lower socio-economic neighbourhoods where minority populations are concentrated. Additionally, workers whose jobs require routine direct interaction with the… Read more »

Supporting Physical Health in First Responders (SPHIFR)

Alberta’s firefighters, police officers, paramedics, sheriffs, corrections officers and emergency health care workers often deal with stressful, dangerous and traumatic situations. This stress has a negative impact on first responders and emergency health care workers. They often experience post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI) at significantly higher rates than the general population. The Supporting Psychological Health in… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Development 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. WEBINAR . Partnership Development Grants (French) Thursday, October 1st from 1pm-3pm Meeting link: https://sshrcvideo.webex.com/sshrcvideo/onstage/g.php?MTID=eed0950f627f366f114a108cbd35dc52d Meeting number: 173 957 5704 Password: CRSHSDP-2020 . Friday,… Read more »

Banting Posdoctoral Fellowships Program (2020-2021)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies.  Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five (5) years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and… Read more »

SVRI Research Grant 2021 – Application

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) is inviting applications for innovative research that will contribute to the prevention and response of violence against women (VAW), violence against children  (VAC) and other forms of violence driven by gender inequality in low and middle income countries. Important Dates to Remember **Closing date for applications: 15th September 2020  (Africa/Johannesburg time) External… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity

To continue helping the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices, SSHRC’s Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative will continue to fund at least 10 meritorious Connection Grants proposals per competition to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity

To continue helping the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices, SSHRC’s Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative will continue to fund at least 10 meritorious Connection Grants proposals per competition to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To continue helping the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices, SSHRC’s Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative will continue to fund at least 10 meritorious Connection Grants proposals per competition to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

WEBINAR Connection Grants (English) Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 11am-1pm Meeting link: https://sshrcvideo.webex.com/sshrcvideo/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6967f59889f3ec50a62e24eaef03191f Meeting number (access code): 173 247 4689 Meeting password: CG2020 Connection Grants (French) Thursday, November 5th, 2020, 11am– 1pm Meeting link: https://sshrcvideo.webex.com/sshrcvideo/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9737fd80096f776e8ae63dc271534575 Meeting number (access code): 173 100 6118 Meeting password: SC2020webinaire _________________________________________________________________________________ To continue helping the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better… 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. 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 includes peer review. The grant may be used for all the purposes of a grant-in-aid… Read more »

Equality and Wellbeing across Generations (EWG) – Call for Proposals

Equality and Wellbeing across Generations (EWG) is a joint transnational call for proposals. With major demographic change taking place across Europe and Canada, we are inviting researchers to submit proposals that explore: How demographic change is altering the implicit contract between generations? How policy can ensure that change results in a reduction in inequality? MISSED… 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 20 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 »

NSERC – Ship Time Program

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 Canadian or… Read more »

Closing the Gaps in Cannabis Research – Request for Proposals

CCSA is Canada’s only agency with a legislated national mandate to reduce the harms of alcohol and other drugs on Canadians. CCSA was created by an Act of Parliament to provide national leadership to address substance use in Canada. A trusted counsel, CCSA provides guidance to decision makers by harnessing the power of research, curating… Read more »

Spencer Foundation Research Grants on Education: Small

The Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. We accept applications three times per year. This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request… Read more »

Cottrell Scholar Award

The Cottrell Scholar (CS) program champions the very best early career teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics, and astronomy by providing significant discretionary awards for research. Nurturing an interdisciplinary community of outstanding scientific/educational/academic leaders, the CS program fosters synergy among faculty at major U.S. and Canadian research universities and primarily undergraduate institutions. Cottrell Scholars engage in an… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)- Expression of Interest

Phase 1 – Expression of Interest August 10th, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and Submission to CFI Sept. 16th, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of completed* CFI JELF applications invited from Phase 1 (EOI call). This version must… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants – 2020 Competition

Academic Units have assumed responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, NSERC Discovery, and NSERC 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 their… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 – Exploration-Full Application

Research Grant and Contract Services will not be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their review of applications as they may require. If you are intending on applying to any of these competitions, please contact your Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) – 2020 Exploration – (NOI)

Research Grant and Contract Services will not be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their review of applications as they may require. If you are intending on applying to any of these competitions, please contact your Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain… Read more »

CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2020-2021)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research… 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 »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program ( 2020-2021)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies.  Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five (5) years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and… Read more »

Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges globally. While much needed focus to date has been on developing and testing effective countermeasures to control the spread of the virus, examining the longer-term impacts of the pandemic—and the ensuing economic slowdown—on individuals, businesses and communities is just as important. Social sciences and humanities research, including Indigenous research,… 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 »

Mitacs – Business Strategy Internships connect business students with small businesses during COVID-19 (BSI)

In partnership with participating Canadian business schools, Mitacs is launching a new initiative to provide business students with the opportunity to apply concepts and theories to real-world situations. The award will provide $10K per student for undergraduate and graduate students to tackle a four-month project with a small or medium enterprise or a not-for-profit organization…. Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially… Read more »

Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19 – Call for Proposals

This opportunity is administered by Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Inquiries can be directed to Pam White, pwhite@mun.ca.  In this competition, the CFI aims to support urgent infrastructure needs for ongoing research related to COVID-19. The EOF – COVID-19 competition will be open for proposals from all disciplines. Projects submitted through this competition should include a compelling… Read more »

Spencer Foundation Research Grants on Education: COVID-19 Related Special Grant Cycle

The COVID-19 Related Research Grants support education research projects that will contribute to understanding the rapid shifts in education in this time of crisis and change. We are especially interested in supporting two primary categories of projects. First, we are interested in supporting studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of educational… Read more »

Mitacs – Research Training Award

“Since this is a new opportunity for students through Mitacs, questions about the program can be directed to RGCS at rgcs@mun.ca.” In partnership with member universities, Mitacs is launching the Mitacs Research Training Award. The award will provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to undertake a short-term paid research training internship at a Canadian… Read more »

Canadian Council on Animal Care (2020)

As national funders, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) have broad responsibilities to promote and assist research excellence in Canada, including upholding a robust ethical framework for research. As such, CIHR and NSERC are supporting the setting and maintenance of standards for the… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. 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… Read more »

Mitacs- Globalink Research Internship (GRI)

The call is open! Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI) is now accepting faculty submissions for Summer 2021. GRI pairs faculty in Canada with international undergrads for 12-week research projects from May to October. The Globalink program builds international networks and experiences, and positions Canada as a top destination for innovation and research among students from abroad. All… Read more »

MEOPAR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDS

In 2020/21, MEOPAR expects to offer up to three Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards of $20,000. The purpose of these awards is to bring new postdoctoral fellows into the network to connect them with MEOPAR-funded researchers and HQP. Proposed research activities that would be supported by an Award must address MEOPAR’s organizational objective (To connect partners, resources… Read more »

PROVINCIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OFFICE OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENTS AND FACULTY Those of you who may be interested in applying for an archaeological research grant for the 2020 field season please submit your research grant application to the Provincial Archaeology Office for review by May 11, 2020. Applications are available online at http://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/forms/pao/grant_app.doc If you have any questions please call Delphina… Read more »

Spencer Foundation Research Grants on Education: Small

The Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. We accept applications three times per year. This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request… Read more »

Royal Historical Society – The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme

The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme is named in memory of the eminent British historian Professor Lisa Jardine CBE FRS. The scheme encourages junior researchers in the humanities and arts to seek to expand their interests in history of science and related interdisciplinary studies by travelling in order to use archival resources and to build relationships… Read more »

Publications Subvention Program

Competition deadline March 15 & November 15* 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 and journal articles will be considered where funds permit. Assistance may be requested towards: top-up… Read more »

Vitamin Research Fund

New Deadline Date – June 15, 2020 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… Read more »

Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund

UPDATED DEADLINES DUE TO COVID-19: Seed Competition: June 15, 2020 at 5 pm Multidisciplinary Fund: June 15, 2020 at 5 pm Bridge Competition: May 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm In recognition of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the VPR office will be making additional funding available in the May15, 2020 Bridge competition… Read more »

Team Grant : Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North – (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. In 2014, the Council of Canadian Academies released a report entitled, Aboriginal Food Security in Northern Canada: An Assessment of the State of Knowledge…. Read more »

Team Grant : Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North – Letter of Intent – 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. In 2014, the Council of Canadian Academies released a report entitled, Aboriginal Food Security in Northern Canada: An Assessment of the State of Knowledge…. Read more »

Fulbright Arctic Initiative

Conditions: US$40,000 for 18 months Application Deadline: May 11, 2020 Detailed eligibility available here Application platform available here Program activities will run from Fall 2020 to Spring 2022.  All grantees are expected to attend three seminar group meetings, complete an academic residential exchange, participate in monthly virtual plenary meetings, and maintain ongoing virtual communication with fellow grantees and… Read more »

UMAP Research Net [URN]

UMAP Research Net (URN) promotes the mobility of academic faculty, researchers and students through the establishment of research networks—groups of two or more researchers from UMAP Pledged universities/institutions* who share common research interests. URN helps enable the successful development of cooperative research projects as well as meaningful and long-lasting connections between UMAP member universities/institutions. (* those… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Horizon Global Platform (International stream)

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. We are pleased to announce that the New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Horizon Global Platform Competition, International stream, is now open. The… Read more »

Social Enterprise Research – Call for Proposals

The Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation (TCII) is the lead for the Provincial Government’s economic, culture, and innovation agenda. A priority of TCII is working collaboratively with key organizations and stakeholders to advance social enterprise activity in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Provincial Government’s Social Enterprise Action Plan (SEAP) (www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/innovation/pdf/TWFSocialEntActionPlan.pdf) outlines priority objectives, goals… Read more »

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. Questions that… Read more »

Artistic Creative Research Grant

Contact academic unit to determine the internal deadlines. DEADLINE:  MARCH 2, 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 »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially… Read more »

University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP)

The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 builds on the University’s Research Strategy Framework to support the university’s vision to “… be one of the most distinguished public universities in Canada and beyond…” The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 recommends supporting this vision, in part, through the creation of a fund in support of undergraduate students. Undergraduate research incentive… Read more »

ARC-NL Research Grants Competition

In 2020-2021 the Aging Research Centre-Newfoundland and Labrador (ARC-NL) of Memorial University will fund up to five research projects of up to $10,000 each. Additional grants may be awarded depending on agreements with co-funders. The purpose of the ARC-NL Research Grants is to fund projects that require less than $10,000 and less than 15 months to complete or… Read more »

Horizon 2020 Migration Call

Migration within Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 6: Europe in a changing world—Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies “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.” SSHRC is launching a call for proposals in… Read more »

CIRA Community Investment Grants 2020

CIRA is the steward of .CA – Canada’s online identifier. While our number one priority is the safe and secure management of Canada’s top-level domain, we also have a mandate to do good things for the Internet in Canada. The goal of the Program is to give back to the community in a measurable way… Read more »

The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research

Since 2007, The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research (previously The W. Garfield Weston Awards in Northern Research) have provided unparalleled support to young scientists in Canada pursuing research in Canada’s North. Funded by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, these annual awards are some of the most prestigious in the country for students pursuing a… Read more »

Max Bell Foundation – Project Grants and Development Grants

Project Grants support clearly defined activities designed to achieve a specific objective that aligns with the Foundation’s mission and  criteria. Max Bell Foundation does not support ongoing programs, capital projects, nor provide unrestricted grants to organizations. Project grants are described in more detail here. Development Grants support organizations who wish to undertake short term (typically… Read more »

Spencer Foundation Research Grants on Education: Small

The Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. We accept applications three times per year. This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request… Read more »

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), a Canadian-based global organization, brings together 370 researchers from 18 countries to work in collaborative research programs that address some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive: -$100,000 CDN in unrestricted research support -A two-year active term  in a CIFAR research program, a… 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 »

2020 ARC-NL Graduate Fellowships Competition

Applications are administered through the Aging Research Centre. The new Aging Research Centre (ARC) of Memorial University is pleased to announce its first call for applications to fund researchers and students. Research proposals must be relevant to aging, broadly defined to include a wide range of disciplines, approaches and topics. 2020 ARC-NL Graduate Fellowships -ARC-NL Master’s Fellowships… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Transformation Competition – Full Application

BY INVITATION ONLY 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. Description The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Transformation Competition – 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. Description The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Transformation Competition – NOI

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. Description The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Full Application

All internal submission are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition: Phase 1 – Expression of Interest February 3, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to the Office of Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) – Expression of Interest

All internal submission are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition: Phase 1 – Expression of Interest February 3, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to the Office of Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and… 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 »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a year-long policy position within a Canadian government host office beginning in September 2020. Eligible applicants must: -Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident* -Hold a PhD in any academic discipline at the start of the fellowship -Participate full-time in a… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

NOTE SSHRC has extended the deadline for this Opportunity for Memorial Only due to the recent State of Emergency.  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, NSERC Discovery, and NSERC RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

NOTE SSHRC has extended the deadline for this Opportunity for Memorial Only due to the recent State of Emergency.  Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating. Events and outreach activities… Read more »

Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages (employers)

This program offers domestic and international internships, and supports a range of organizations that run activities in both official languages. Internships range from four to 12 months. Young Canada Works (YCW) offers a variety of summer job and internship programs to job seekers and employers. Young Canada Works login page Students and graduates Students can… Read more »

Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations

Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations is a summer job program. Eligible employers may benefit from wage subsidies and access to a pool of talented youth with innovative ideas and competitive skills. Positions last from six to 16 weeks and students must work 30 to 40 hours per week. Students with a disability are eligible… Read more »

Storytellers Contest

SSHRC recently launched its annual Storytellers contest, challenging postsecondary students to creatively show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research has an impact on our lives and our communities. The contest is open to all students—graduate and undergraduate—enrolled at Canadian postsecondary institutions. Their challenge is to tell the story, in 3 minutes or 300 words,… Read more »

Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme

Awards are paid directly to the awardees and not required to be administered by the institution. As such, RGCS Institutional Review and Approval are not required, however please note the following: – Graduate students wishing to apply for this opportunity are encouraged to contact the School of Graduate Studies to ensure there are no conflicts… Read more »

Grand Challenges Grants and Explorations Grants Opportunities

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the next round of following Grand Challenges initiatives: Grand Challenges: Voices for Economic Opportunity seeks to elevate new and diverse voices that can help broaden the conversation about the issues underlying economic mobility in the United States and generate deeper awareness and actionable understanding. Application… 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 »

Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects

The Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects support exchanges of research teams collaborating on bilateral research projects. The projects must engage in collaborative research in mutually beneficial areas of research that is of benefit to both Canada and Brazil. Applicants must clearly explain the advantages of the partnership for both countries, and indicate if a… Read more »

Resource Allocation Competitions

The Compute Canada federation invites researchers to apply to the annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC). These competitions give you the opportunity to have access to more compute, storage and cloud resources. Applications submitted are evaluated for both technical feasibility and scientific excellence. Who should apply? These competitions are open to researchers based at Canadian academic… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Full Application

*NEW* We accept cross-provincial Elevate applications, where the partner and university are in different provinces. About the program Mitacs Elevate is a postdoctoral fellowship with a customized research management training component. Fellows address complex challenges through: An exclusive research management curriculum for postdoctoral fellows in any discipline. A minimum one-year research project (normally two years… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest

*NEW* We accept cross-provincial Elevate applications, where the partner and university are in different provinces. About the program Mitacs Elevate is a postdoctoral fellowship with a customized research management training component. Fellows address complex challenges through: An exclusive research management curriculum for postdoctoral fellows in any discipline. A minimum one-year research project (normally two years… Read more »

Mitacs Accelerate Industrial Postdoc

The Mitacs Accelerate industrial postdoc provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit, as well as access to professional skills training courses. Postdocs: Build a longer-term collaboration with a company or not-for-profit Apply their expertise to real-world problems Connect with a potential employer This limited-time offering… Read more »

Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program

The Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, offered in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada. The call for applications will close on… Read more »

Harris Centre Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund – EOI

Memorial applicants should submit their EOI to Harris Centre using their online application platform by the application deadline.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on unit deadlines and processes prior to submission to Harris Centre.   THRIVING REGIONS PARTNERSHIP PROCESS • The Harris Centre has… Read more »

West White Rose Employment Diversity Research Fund – EOI

Memorial applicants should submit their EOI to Harris Centre using their online application platform by the application deadline.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on unit deadlines and processes prior to submission to Harris Centre.   Summary Natural resource developments are drivers of economic activity… Read more »

College and Community Innovation Program – College and Community Social Innovation Fund

The College and Community Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) grants are intended to support college social innovation research projects in partnership with local community organizations. CCSIF proposals can be multidisciplinary and may fall under the research domains of the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and/or health sciences. Applications exclusively in the social sciences… Read more »

Northern Scientific Training Program

This program offers supplementary funding to assist students in the completion of research projects in the North.  Graduate and senior undergraduate students from any discipline who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents may apply in conjunction with their faculty supervisor. Undergraduate and Graduate students who meet the program eligibility requirements, under the supervision of a… Read more »

Post Ph.D. Research Grants

Post-Ph.D. Research Grants are awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. The program contributes to the Foundation’s overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity’s cultural… 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 »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. They provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector. The small-scale, stakeholder-driven partnerships supported through the Partnership Engage Grants are meant to respond to… Read more »

Mourou-Strickland 2020 Mobility Program

 The Embassy of France in Canada implemented a two-way mobility program for researchers between France and Canada. That same year, Donna Strickland (University of Waterloo, Canada) and Gérard Mourou (Ecole polytechnique, CNRS – France) received the Nobel Prize in Physics, the highest scientific distinction. This prize was awarded jointly to them for their collaborative work… Read more »

Gender Equity in Sport Research Hub – Call for Proposals

Sport Canada is accepting applications for a Canadian university to lead and coordinate the Gender Equity in Sport Research Hub, which will provide credible thought leadership and generate an evidence base to support gender equity in sport through innovative, transparent and sustainable research activities, data curation, network building and partnerships, to effect pan-Canadian behaviour change…. Read more »

CIMHVR – Task 46 – Qualitative study of financial well-being of survivors who married or entered into a common-law relationship with a Veteran who was aged 60+ .”

CIMVHR has released a new research opportunity seeking a researcher or a research team from one of their Member Universities to conduct the research project Qualitative study of financial well‐being of survivors who married or entered into a common‐law relationship with a Veteran who was aged 60+ NEW: All proposals must be submitted through the… 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 »