Posts Categorized: Environment, Energy and Natural Resources

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Transformation Competition – LOI

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 – 2020 Transformation Competition – 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 »

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 »

TC-IC Marine RD&D – Call for Proposal (T8009-190223/B)

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is issuing this call for proposals (CFP) on behalf of Transport Canada Innovation Centre (TC-IC) Marine RD&D, which is mandated to obtain targeted research and development, advance scientific capacity, and provide guidance to industry in 2 main initiatives; Clean Marine and the Protection of Marine Mammals. This CFP… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund

Competition deadlines: May 1st and November 30th, 5 p.m.* The Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund will seed new, “early days” innovative research projects, provide valuable bridge funding for researchers between grants, and encourage the development of multidisciplinary research activities which align with the priority research themes of the Research Strategy Framework, including oceans-related research. Normally, the… 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 »

Imperial Oil University Research Award

University research awards are designed to encourage research at Canadian universities in areas of interest to Imperial Oil’s petroleum, petrochemical and energy resource development businesses. These areas include the fields of engineering, environmental, earth, chemical, and physical sciences. Awards for specific research projects are made to full-time faculty members to support research work carried out… 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 »

ROUND 4 SEED FUND CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Memorial applicants should submit their proposals to both OFI@dal.ca (copied to OFI@mun.ca) and also to the MUN Researcher Portal by the deadline of October 28, 2019.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on deadlines and processes, as well as, obtain UNIT approval (s) prior… 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 »

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 »

IDEaS Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security

Competitive Projects Competitive Projects has launched 5 new Challenges to improve defence capabilities in the themes of Protecting Our Forces, Sustaining Operations, Enhanced C4ISR, Building Cyber Capability, and Operating in Austere Environments. Apply by October 3, 2019 for the opportunity to use your knowledge and expertise to help address the following defence & security Challenges: Casting a… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Research Tools and Instruments (RTI)

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 »

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 »

NSERC PromoScience

NEW  for 2019-  Please be advised that post-secondary institutions will be limited to one PromoScience application per department.  Please consult with your Grants Facilitator, Associate Dean (Research) well ahead of the submission deadline if you intend to submit an application to this opportunity.  Description NSERC’s PromoScience Program offers financial support for organizations working with young… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration – Notice of Intent

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 – Exploration – Letter of Intent

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 – Exploration- Full Application

BY INVITATION ONLY 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… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Grants Competition – Fall 2019

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 »

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 »

Knowledge-building Project for Industry

Knowledge-building Projects for Industry are to contribute to industry-oriented researcher training and long-term competence development in thematic areas of importance to the development of trade and industry. The amount of funding available for this call for proposals, NOK 460 000 000, is distributed across four research programmes. Contact for the call: Inger-Lise RismarkSenior AdviserPetroleum  iri@forskningsradet.no For additional information.

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 »

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 »

Future Lunar Exploration Activities

Canada is planning for future lunar exploration activities intended to: prepare Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled deep space exploration robotics technologies; to fly autonomous lunar science missions; to develop flight heritage for promising deep space exploration technologies; and, to advance autonomous medical systems to support astronaut health in space. Altogether, this series of activities will position Canada… 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 »

CIHR Operating Grant : Collaborative Health Research Program

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 CHRP Initiative funding supports innovative, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects, requiring participation from the natural sciences or engineering community together with the health… 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 »

CIHR Operating Grant : Collaborative Health Research Program 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 CHRP Initiative funding supports innovative, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects, requiring participation from the natural sciences or engineering community together with the health… Read more »

Geological Association of Canada 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. Logan Medal The highest award of the Geological Association of Canada is presented to an individual for sustained distinguished achievement in Canadian earth science. J. Willis Ambrose Medal The Ambrose medal, named… 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 »

NSERC Discovery Grant – Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) is now available on the Research Portal: https://tinyurl.com/zk4nnrx Applicants who do not submit a NOI cannot submit a full application later in the fall. The information contained in the NOI allows NSERC to start some aspects of… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Full Applications

Mitacs is now accepting Elevate applications. Key deadlines: June 19, 2019 – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration deadline July 17, 2019 – Full applications due 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… Read more »

The Wighton 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. Eligibility Applicants must be professional or academic staff working in the engineering department of an ACU member university in a low or middle-income country (please refer to ACU membership criteria for list of LMICs). The… Read more »

SSHRC Impact Awards

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. SSHRC Impact Awards are designed to build on and sustain Canada’s research-based knowledge culture in all research areas of the social sciences and humanities. The awards recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Medals and 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 Royal Society of Canada administers over 20 prestigious awards, most of which are awarded to those at various career stages in recognition of outstanding achievement. For more information see here.  

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering

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 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, NSERC’s highest honour, recognizes research contributions characterized by both excellence and influence—two qualities that defined Dr. Herzberg’s illustrious career. It is awarded annually… Read more »

Brockhouse Canada Prize

Description Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Rewarding Excellence with a Team Research Grant of up to $250,000 In tribute to the pursuit of excellence in research that the late Canadian scientist Dr. Bertram N. Brockhouse exemplified and inspired, NSERC… 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 »

Canadian Association of Physicists 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. Each year the Canadian Association of Physicists recognizes excellence in Research, Teaching, and Service in physics within Canada, as listed below. We offer awards to established researchers, enterprising students, promising scientists, and… Read more »

Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

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 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research celebrates extraordinary and inspiring individuals who have devoted their career to natural science research and have demonstrated leadership and mentorship in the… Read more »

Canadian Association of Geographers 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 Julian M. Szeicz Award for Early Career Achievement The Julian M. Szeicz Award honours the memory and achievement of Dr. Julian M. Szeicz (1965-1998). The award is presented annually by the… 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 »

Engineers Canada 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 Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education recognizes exemplary contribution to the teaching and learning of the engineering profession at a Canadian Higher Education Institution. This award has the objective of encouraging… Read more »

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) – Session Proposals

The deadline for Session Proposals for the 2019 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) conference is fast approaching; please invite your networks to submit their session proposal by Wednesday, May 15, 2019. ArcticNet and its partners are very happy to invite Northern researchers, stakeholders and decision-makers to the ASM2019 at the Halifax Convention Centre between December… Read more »

Canadian Anthropology Society

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Weaver-Tremblay Award In 1992 the Society for Applied Anthropology in Canada established the Weaver-Tremblay Award, naming it after Marc-Adélard Tremblay and Sally Weaver, two of Canada’s most respected anthropologists. Both Weaver and… 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 »

J. Tuzo Wilson Medal

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. John Tuzo Wilson (October 24, 1908 – April 15, 1993) was a Canadian geophysicist and geologist who achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics. The founder of the… 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 »

Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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 College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. It comprises a fourth entity (along with the… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Fellows

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 fellowship of the RSC comprises over 2000 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field. These are distinguished men and women from all branches of learning who… Read more »

Governor General Innovation Awards

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ms. Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, at ellens@mun.ca. The purpose of these awards is to inspire Canadians to embrace innovation and become innovative, entrepreneurial risk-takers who develop new and better ways of creating value and meaningfully impacting our quality of life. This is the third year of this… Read more »

The Huntington 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. Scholars come from around the world to conduct advanced humanities research using The Huntington’s collections. Through a rigorous peer review program, the institution awards approximately 200 fellowships to scholars in the fields… Read more »

Fulbright Award

Traditional Fulbright Scholar awards for Canadian scholars are open to scholars in all fields (excluding medical training) and are designed to enable emerging and established scholars, post-doctoral researchers and experienced professionals to conduct research, teach, or undertake a combination of both activities for one semester or a full academic year at a university or research… Read more »

Molson Prizes

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program. Two Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes, in the amount of $50,000 each, are awarded annually to distinguished individuals (one in the arts and one in the social sciences and humanities). The prizes are intended to encourage… Read more »

National Humanities Center 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 National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2020 through May 2021. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent… 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 »

Woodrow Wilson 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. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes outstanding and award winning scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its non-partisan dialogue. Each year, the Center hosts around 160… Read more »

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Highest Honour The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province. The object of the Order is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and… Read more »

Canadian Mathematical Society 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. CMS Prizes and Awards recognize excellence in mathematical research and education, as well as outstanding contributions to the Canadian mathematical community. Research awards include: Coxeter-James Prize Now accepting nominations. Recognizes young mathematicians who… 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 »

Sloan Research 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 Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and… Read more »

Arctic Inspiration Prize

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Up to $3 million will be awarded across three prize categories – including one $1 million prize. In 2019, the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) will award up to $3 million which will… Read more »

Guggenheim 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. Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Fellowships are awarded through two annual competitions: one open to… Read more »

Chemical Institute of Canada and its Constituent Societies 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 CIC oversees many award programs that recognize contributions by chemists, chemical engineers and chemical technologists for their research and their work in the chemical community. Award programs include: CIC Awards CSC… Read more »

Society of Toxicology of Canada 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. GABRIEL L. PLAA AWARD OF DISTINCTION The purpose of the STC Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Distinction is to honour those individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to… Read more »

Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

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 Steacie Prize is a Canadian award of $10,000 presented once a year to a scientist or engineer of 40 years of age or less for outstanding scientific research carried out in… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Grants – Option 1

Alliance will be launched in a phased approach. Option 1 is open. Check the Latest News webpage and click on “Sign up” to receive email updates on Alliance 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… 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 »

Clean Transportation System – Research and Development Program

Technological advancements are expected to play a significant role in de-coupling transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) and air pollutant emissions from economic growth, ultimately supporting the sector’s contribution to meeting Canada’s climate change goals. The Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program (CTS-RD) supports needed research in the aviation, marine, and rail sectors. It gathers the… Read more »

Canada Nature Fund: Community-Nominated Priority Places for Species at Risk

Canada Nature Fund: Community-Nominated Priority Places (CNPP) for Species at Risk is a 4-year (2019 to 2020 through 2022 to 2023) $15.6 million funding initiative administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). CNPP is seeking joint proposals (lead applicant plus one or more partners) that: – Identify defined priority places where there are opportunities… Read more »