Posts Categorized: Governance and Public Policy

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2020-2021 Competitions

Quarterly submissions – September 15th, December 15th, March 15th and June 15th WEBINAR (English) Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 11am-1pm Meeting Link: https://sshrcvideo.webex.com/sshrcvideo/onstage/g.php?MTID=e191b02fd1190d188c03cbebbf7c6aec1 Password: SSHRC2020 . (French) Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 11am-1pm Meeting Link: https://sshrcvideo.webex.com/sshrcvideo/onstage/g.php?MTID=e06a1e22f87afbfabd33209508057f5f2 Password: CRSH2020 These grants provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2020-2021 Competitions

Quarterly submissions – September 15th, December 15th, March 15th and June 15th Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. However, Partnership Engage Grants cannot respond exclusively to the objectives of the Connection program. These grants provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform… 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 »

SSHRC Explore

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

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 »

Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program – (Leap) Request for Proposals-Full Application

BY INVITATION ONLY Canada has joined humanity’s return to the Moon – this time to stay. The Canadian Space Agency is preparing Canada’s space community and collaborating sectors – including Canadian companies, universities, research institutions, and other organizations – for potential roles in the long-term exploration of the Moon, a crucial stepping stone in humanity’s quest to travel… 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 »

CFI Exceptional Opportunities Fund (EOF) COVID-19

All internal submissions are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition: Phase 1 – Full Application Selection June 10th, 2020: CFI EOF COVID-19 application form will be made available by CFI on the agency’s online platform, the CFI Award Management System (CAMS). June 24th, 2020:… 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 »

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to researchers of any nationality to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research… Read more »

MINDS COVID-19 Challenge

The COVID-19 Challenge will provide non-recurring financial support, up to a maximum of $10,000CAD to fund projects such as conferences, roundtables, workshops, research, and publications. Proposals should consider how COVID-19 mitigation measures will impact their project’s feasibility and ways they can use virtual collaboration. Requests for funding will be assessed primarily on relevance to the… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

WorkplaceNL 2020 Research Initiatives – LOI

WorkplaceNL is currently seeking applications for the 2020 Research Initiatives Program. The application deadline for the letter of intent is March 31, 2020. Additional information concerning the application process can be found on Workplacenl.ca by clicking here. WorkplaceNL’s Research Initiatives Program promotes and provides funding for workplace health and safety research to inform innovative, practical,… 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 »

International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020 – Call for proposals

Global Affairs Canada, in collaboration with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is pleased to announce the fifth edition of the International Policy Ideas Challenge.  The objective of the program is to draw on the network of talented Canadian graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career civil society researchers to identify concrete, innovative solutions to… 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 – 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 »

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 »

COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS

Through the establishment of Collaborative Networks, MINDS will increase and diversify research on defence and security issues in Canada. Defence seeks multi-disciplinary research networks with diverse groups of experts from across Canada and internationally, to work together on specific defence policy challenges. Funding will be provided for three years, allowing for more in-depth and nuanced… Read more »

Young MINDS Initiative

Strong, Secure, Engaged recognizes that collaboration with academia and other experts strengthens the foundation of evidenced-based policy-making. To that end, it provides direction to increase annual investment in a revamped and expanded defence engagement program. The Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS) program answers this call. Expanding on the DEP, MINDS delivers a program… Read more »

Targeted Engagement Grant Program

The Targeted Engagement Grant program aims to drive innovation in defence policy thinking and to foster the next generation of defence and security experts. We are proud to support the exchange of ideas and a diversity of researchers in the domain of security and defence. New forward thinking research and activities are extremely valuable for… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Anti-Racism Action Program

The Anti-Racism Action Program (ARAP) is one important means by which the Government of Canada implements Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy. The objectives of the program are to: – support communities confronting racism and discrimination, promote intercultural and interfaith understanding and foster equitable opportunities to participate fully in Canadian society; – promote and engage in discussions on… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »