Posts Categorized: Information and Communication Technology

Movember Social Connections Challenge- Stage 1

The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the lives of millions globally. Early health data has demonstrated that while rates of Covid-19 are similar among men and women, the severity and mortality of Covid-19 appear to disproportionately impact boys and men, especially those from marginalized and minority backgrounds. While 58%… Read more »

NSERC – Ship Time Program

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

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-Letter of Intent

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 onwards to Mars…. 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 »

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 »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for he sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  Objectives The objective of the Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector and promote its transfer to a new or… 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 »

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 »

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 »

CIMVHR – Legacy Place Foundation – Program Evaluation Research

We are pleased to announce a new CIMVHR research opportunity (https://cimvhr.ca/cimvhr-funding-opportunities/). We are seeking a researcher or research team from one of our member universities to conduct the following research project:   “Legacy Place Foundation – Program Evaluation Research”   Note: All proposals must be submitted through the online call for proposal portal (https://funding.cimvhr.ca/login) and… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Grants – Option 2

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 to them. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for he sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  Objectives The objective of the Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector and promote its transfer to a new… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Science Communication Skills grant (pilot)

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

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

RDM Competitive Funding Call 2 – Evolution of Existing RDM Platforms, Repositories, and Services for National and International Interoperability

The goal of CANARIE’s RDM Program is to contribute to the development of a more integrated, interoperable, and accessible ecosystem of RDM platforms, repositories, and services. This is CANARIE’s second call for proposals to develop software components and tools that support data management and facilitate interoperability and integration with digital research infrastructure (DRI) at the… Read more »

Research Software Program Competitive Funding – Call 3

Building on previous CANARIE Research Software funding calls, Call 3 focuses on research platform sharing across multiple academic research teams, projects, and disciplines. Under this competitive call, up to $3.6M in funding will be contributed to Canadian research teams to modify and maintain an existing software platform in order to meet the needs of at… 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 »

CIMVHR -Task 49 – Upgrade and validation of a suite of objective load carriage assessment tools for the objective biomechanical assessment of soldier torso‐borne clothing and individual equipment (CIE)

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 Upgrade and validation of a suite of objective load carriage assessment tools for the objective biomechanical assessment of soldier torso‐borne clothing and individual equipment (CIE) NEW: All proposals must be submitted… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Recognizes young mathematicians who have made… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

CIHR Summer Institute on Equitable AI for Public Health

The main objectives of the CIHR Summer Institute on Equitable AI for Public Health funding opportunity, led by the host institution(s) are to: – Equip doctoral and post-doctoral trainees and early career researchers from primarily public health and, secondarily, computational sciences backgrounds with the technical skills to use AI approaches and methods to tackle key public health challenges; –… Read more »

John C. Polanyi 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. Created in 2006, the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field… 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 »

RISE-Globalink Research Internship

Mitacs and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) have partnered to offer the RISE-Globalink Research Internship (RISE-GRI), which offers undergraduate students at Canadian universities the opportunity to undertake research at eligible German institutions. RISE-GRI pairs Canadian students with three-month projects supervised by PhD students in Germany. Open to full-time undergraduates in biology, chemistry, computer science,… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Full Application

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

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 »