Posts Categorized: Community, Regional & Enterprise Development

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 »

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 »

Future Skills Centre – Open Call for Proposals (Letter of Interest)

Are you a diverse organization in Newfoundland and Labrador with a bold innovative idea? The NL Workforce Innovation Centre (NLWIC) is excited about the opportunities for eligible organizations in our province to submit proposals for this latest Call by the Future Skills Centre. The Future Skills Centre will test approaches for supporting Canadians through career… 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. Ship Time grants support ongoing DG research… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants

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 Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units… Read more »

Connection Grants — Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research – Special Call

Canadian Heritage is partnering with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to provide funding support through arms-length Connection Grants. These grants provide assistance to selected events and outreach activities for short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and engage on research issues related to online disinformation… Read more »

Connection Grants — Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research – Special Call

Canadian Heritage is partnering with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to provide funding support through arms-length Connection Grants. These grants provide assistance to selected events and outreach activities for short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and engage on research issues related to online disinformation… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help 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 offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC will accept applications for… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help 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 offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC will accept applications for… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help 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 offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC will accept applications for… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help 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 offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC will accept applications for… Read more »

Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG) 2019-20

The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grants (SSTSG) 2019-20 from SICI’s Canadian and Indian Member Institutions in good standing. SSTSG assists faculty members, doctoral and, or post-doctoral students, with travel subsidies to participate in conferences, workshops, seminars and academic meetings in partner countries (India… Read more »

Shastri Publication Grant (SPG)

Shastri Indo Canadian Institute India office is pleased to announce Shastri Publication Grant (SPG) 2019-20 for its Indian Members Council (IMC) and Canadian Members Council (CMC) of SICI. The purpose of this grant is to encourage scholarly Publications like books which are critical in nature, festschrifts volumes, working papers, and policy papers. This is a competitive… Read more »

SHASTRI RESEARCH STUDENT FELLOWSHIP (SRSF)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF) 2019-20 for doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars enrolled in degree programmes in recognised Indian & Canadian  universities or institutions to undertake research in areas/ fields in which  scholars may desire/require research experience in Canada/India. This Programme will provide… Read more »

SHASTRI MOBILITY PROGRAMME (SMP)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Shastri Mobility Programme (SMP) for faculty members/ educational administrators from its Canadian and Indian Member Institutions of good standing to study and learn best practices through exposure to respective Canadian or Indian Institutions.  This programme is for SICI’s Member Institutions who wish to… Read more »

Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG) 2019-21 from the faculty members/academics of all disciplines from SICI’s Canadian and Indian Member Institution. This grant is to support and encourage Institutional collaboration in R&D for a period of two years in the areas in which Institutions… 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 »

CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2019-2020))

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 »

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 »

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 »

Harris Centre-MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund

Applications are administered through the Harris Centre. Open to all faculty, students and staff at Memorial, the Harris Centre – MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund provides up to $15,000 per project/per year to investigate waste management issues in Newfoundland and Labrador. The objectives of the fund are: • To stimulate research in solid waste management issues;… Read more »

Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) – Phase 2: Full Applications

BY INVITATION ONLY Overview of Phase 2 Funding Award Compared to Phase 1, OFI’s next phase will support fewer projects but will allow for more resources per project. In Phase 2, OFI expects to fund two to five large projects — consortia representing academic, government, business, Indigenous and international researchers, Indigenous leaders and coastal community members. OFI… Read more »

Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)

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 purpose of the Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) Program is to establish a national network of centres focused on capacity… 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 »

Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Terra Nova Young Innovators Award –         Competition deadline September 16, 2019 –         This award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific proposal has real potential for a significant impact on society. –         Faculty members who… Read more »

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Funding Program for 2019-2020

The SDG Funding Program is administered through the SDG Unit at Employment and Social Development Canada and offers up to $100,000 for projects that will take up to 12 months to complete. These projects can deliver new, innovative approaches to implementing the SDGs or they can complement or add to existing activities.  For more information… Read more »

Open Research Area 6 – SSHRC National Addendum

Open Research Area (ORA) 6 call is an international competition sponsored by SSHRC; Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR), France; Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany; and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), United Kingdom. In addition, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) will collaborate with ORA 6 as an associate partner. Proposals are required to… Read more »

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI)

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI) projects for summer 2020. GRI pairs faculty in Canada with international undergrads for 12-week research projects from May to October. Submit projects by June 5, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT. – All disciplines are eligible – Top-ranked senior undergrads from Australia, Brazil,… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants – Environmental and Impact Assessments

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency have launched a Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition to assess the state of research knowledge on Environmental and Impact Assessments. For more information on the call for proposals, please visit the website “Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments” or contact ksg-ssc@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca. Deadline for… Read more »

Trudeau Foundation 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. Each year, the Foundation selects up to five (5) Fellows who are:  Top-level researchers and professors in the social sciences and humanities. Early-career researchers and professors are encouraged to put forward their candidacy as much as candidates with extensive experience  Intellectuals rooted in their communities, with experience in community-based… Read more »

Prix de l’ACFAS

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Every year since 1944, Acfas has been partnering with partners to award prizes for exceptional research contributions in all areas of knowledge. It awards nine awards to researchers who have reached maturity in… Read more »

Northern Science Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Northern Science Award is presented annually to an individual or a group who has made a significant contribution to meritorious knowledge and understanding of the Canadian North and, in the spirit… Read more »

Order of Canada

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. They Desire a Better Country The Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System. Presented by the governor general of Canada, it recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and… Read more »

Alexander Von Humboldt Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and… Read more »

Manning Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Manning Awards have been called the most prestigious innovation awards in Canada. By means of a nomination, Canadians who have demonstrated recent innovative talent in developing and successfully marketing a new… Read more »

Climate Action Fund

Environment and Climate Change Canada has launched the Climate Action Fund (CAF) for 2019-2020. The CAF will provide up to $3 million in grants and contributions for projects that raise awareness of climate change and build capacity in order to increase climate actions that contribute to Canada’s clean growth and climate change plan. Students, youth,… Read more »

3M Teaching Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The 3M National Teaching Fellowship 2020 Call for Nominations Welcome Thank you for your interest in the 3M National Teaching Fellowship, Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at… Read more »

Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation – EOI

Institutional Signature not required for Expression of Interest (EOI) submission.  RGCS asks that researchers please notify RGCS, your Associate Dean (Research) or your Grants Facilitator of your intention to apply to this opportunity. Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS) is a federally funded Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE), with the… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2019-2020)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. Please note that there is an internal selection process for Banting nominations at Memorial. The Fall 2019competition is open. Please visit: https://www.mun.ca/postdoc/BantingPostdoctoralFellowship2018.php for more about the program at Memorial. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very… Read more »

FSC-CCF Thematic call for projects to support mid-career workers

Canada’s current skills development infrastructure offers few training opportunities for mid-career workers. Yet this group will undoubtedly be impacted by labour market disruptions that will displace existing jobs, create new jobs that demand different skills, and change the trajectory of many Canadians’ working lives. In many sectors and regions, labour market disruption is already occurring,… Read more »

Canadian Emissions Reduction Innovation Network (CERIN) – EOI

Alberta Innovates and Natural Resources Canada are investing $12 million ($6 million each) in building technology testing capacity through targeted infrastructure investments at existing facilities or sites within Canada, and in enhancing national coordination in emissions reduction through support for Consortia capable of connecting facilities and expertise into an integrated network. The objective is to… Read more »

Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

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

Globalink Research Awards – Inbound Program

Mitacs International Team that the GRA Inbound Program is now open Canada-wide from Campus France. More information is found on the Campus France website here. Additionally, Mitacs will also be launching the inbound program from Inria soon so keep an eye out for this too.  Candidates need to apply directly to the international partner (i.e…. Read more »

Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) – Phase 2: EOI

The Ocean Frontier Institute has announced a call for research proposals for Phase 2 of its funding. The proposals require that faculty work in teams to address two research themes:  The North Atlantic as a Climate Ocean and Coastal Communities and the Ocean. To facilitate establishing teams for this competition, Memorial University has established a working… Read more »

The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help 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 offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help 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 offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

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 Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units… Read more »

Faculty Mobility Program

Submission of applications to the sponsor is coordinated by RGCS as an institutional endorsement of the applications. The Government of Canada is offering a grant to Canadian professors and researchers to teach or conduct research, for a short period, in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of… Read more »

T-AP Social Innovation Call for Proposals

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) is a collaboration among key humanities and social science funders in Europe and the Americas. T-AP aims to enhance transnational research collaboration and has identified, with the help of the social sciences and humanities research communities, a series of common challenges and strategic priority areas where such collaboration will bring added… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – New Collaborations Program

There is an institutional quota of 5 applications per member institution. Please contact RGCS at fundingopp@mun.ca if you are intending to submit an application to this competition. The France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF) acts to promote and develop Franco-Canadian scientific and academic exchanges of excellence in every field of research. It is designed to support new collaborative scientific… Read more »

Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund

This grant opportunity is administered by the Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development. The Harris Centre is accepting Expressions of Interest for our exciting Southwest Coast Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund. Funding will support research that impacts the sustainability of the Southwest Coast that falls within the following themes: Embracing the Aging Population… Read more »

President’s Award for Outstanding Research

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

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 »

CMHC Housing Research Scholarship Program

SSHRC and CMHC are offering postdoctoral fellowships to individuals conducting humanities and social sciences research in housing-related areas. Each fellowship is valued at $40,500 per year and is tenable for up to 24 months. Further information can be found on the CMHC National Housing Strategy website. Candidates must apply through SSHRC’s Postdoctoral Fellowship funding opportunity… Read more »

CMHC-SSHRC Joint Initiative: Collaborative Housing Research Network

SSHRC and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) are partnering to offer a new joint initiative aimed at funding research related to housing in order to help set the stage for the creation of a Collaborative Housing Research Network. Research projects undertaken by teams composed of academics as well as non-academics will focus on… Read more »

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Doctoral Scholarship

SSHRC Doctoral Awards are expected to respond to the objectives put forward in the call for proposals forthe Talent program. The Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program (CGS)—Doctoral Scholarships and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships aim to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard… Read more »

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships proposals are expected to respond to the objectives put forward in the call for proposals for the  Talent program. SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers. SSHRC Postdoctoral… 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 »

National Housing Strategy – Innovation and Research Programs

CMHC has recently announced the details for the National Housing Strategy (NHS) Research and Innovation Programs. Funding is available for creating new research, generating new ideas and showcasing best practices around housing. We are pleased to present you with NHS at-a-glance (below) Our Knowledge Mobilization team is available to provide you with additional details: BC/Prairies… 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 »

Aid to Scholarly Journals

SSHRC recognizes that peer reviewed scholarly journals are a primary tool for fostering intellectual debate and inquiry. Today, new information and communication technologies are changing how research results are published and disseminated, allowing information to circulate more rapidly and widely than ever before. The Aid to Scholarly Journals funding opportunity’s goal is to increase dissemination, access… Read more »

ICLR and MEOPAR Call for Proposals – 2018 Spring Flooding

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network of Centres of Excellence invite proposals from social scientists based at universities in Canada to quickly deploy to a disaster-affected area in the aftermath of an extreme event to collect perishable data. The purpose of this funding opportunity… Read more »

James M. Flaherty Program

Honoring the life and work of Canada’s former Minister for Finance, James M. Flaherty,  the objectives of this program are as follows; To build on the network of academic links between Canada and Ireland, resulting in increased academic co-operation, greater inter-cultural understanding and the potential for increased trade between both countries, To support the development… 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 »

ArcticNet Call for Proposals – Letter of Intent

As part of the opportunity to renew the ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence through the 2018 NCE Competition, ArcticNet is pleased to announce a Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) with submissions due June 5, 2018. LOI Applications from all eligible Canadian researchers whose expertise is applicable in the North are welcome and new applicants are strongly encouraged to submit. Priority will be given to proposed projects with multidisciplinary teams and appropriate partners…. Read more »

ArcticNet Call for Proposals – Full Applications

As part of the opportunity to renew the ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence through the 2018 NCE Competition, ArcticNet announced a Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) with submissions due June 5, 2018.  Successful LOI teams will be invited to submit Full Proposals by 15 November 2018. (Note that preparation of Team Full Proposals will need to be undertaken prior… 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 »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Full Application

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 »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2018)

For information about Memorial’s application process for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, please contact Gail Lamkin at the School of Graduate Studies (glamkin@mun.ca) The 2018-2019 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program was launched on April 18, 2018. This program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social… Read more »

Seed grant for space related research

MBR Space Settlement Challenge is open for proposals from all areas of research that explore bold ideas, suggest radical solutions, and develop new business models for living and working in space, on the Moon, on Mars, and beyond. MBR Space Settlement Challenge offers seed grants up to 16 000 USD for a maximum period of… Read more »

Marilyn Harvey Award to Recognize the Importance of Research Ethics

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

2018 Mobility Funding for Researchers

The Embassy of France has launched a call for applications to fund some 2018 mobility for researchers: Canada=>France and France=> Canada (Canada, Québec exluded as there are some specific programs between France and he Qc Government) The application forms are available with the instructions: EN: http://francecanadaculture.org/higher-education-gp/call-for-applications-2018-mobility-funding-for-researchers/ FR: http://francecanadaculture.org/fr/higher-education-gp/appel-a-candidature-mobilite-de-chercheurs-2018/ For any question related to this program,… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Understanding the future of Canada-UK trade relationships

SSHRC in Canada, and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in the United Kingdom, have launched this dedicated Knowledge Synthesis Grants (KSG) competition to assess the state of research knowledge on Canada-UK trade relationships, in a post-Brexit context. Canada and the UK share a sovereign and have among the oldest continuous traditions of parliamentary democracy. The two countries… Read more »

Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)

This program is administered by CCCS. If you have any questions, or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact CCCS. For any Academic Units interested in developing an application under the anticipated Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF), Stream 4 competition, you are asked to please submit an internal pre-proposal on or before 4pm, February 19th,… Read more »

Knowledge Mobilization (NCE-KM) Initiative Competition – LOI

This program is administered by CCCS. If you have any questions, or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact CCCS.  Interested units/researchers are encouraged to participate in the webinar that will be presented by NCE at the times posted below.  As noted on the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada website, the NCE… Read more »

Globalink Research Award

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. Recipients can get $6,000 in GRA support for research collaborations with universities abroad. Students can submit applications at any time, but are encouraged to apply at least 16 weeks prior to their… Read more »

MITACS Accelerate Fellowship

Mitacs has launched a new opportunity for graduate students. The Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship provides long-term funding for a significant part of graduate degree programs: Master’s students can complete an 18-month project (minimum $30,000 stipend) PhD students can complete a three-year project (minimum $72,000 stipend) The Fellowship also offers national professional development training that helps interns… Read more »

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

The Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships are open for applications until 11 December 2017. The Fellowships are for highly skilled researchers from other Commonwealth countries to spend one or two years at an eligible UK university conducting postdoctoral research. For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit http://bit.ly/cscuk-rutherford The Fellowships are funded by the… Read more »

Mitacs with United Way – Accelerate Internships Related to Social Inclusion

Mitacs has partnered with the United Way to support research on themes surrounding social inclusion in five regions across Canada. This grant aims to identify talented researchers conducting thesis or dissertation research related to social inclusion.  Research may focus on one or more of the following broad themes: – Reduced isolation – Access to services –… Read more »