Posts Categorized: Social Justice

Building Resilient And Carbon-Neutral Communities Post COVID

In this Joint Call for Proposals, DST and DBT from India and IC-IMPACTS from Canada are seeking joint applications aimed at addressing the issues faced by remote and rural communities in the post COVID world. We seek proposals in the following four areas under this Joint Call: Agritech and Food Security (DBT and IC-IMPACTS) Carbon… 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 15 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 »

Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative

Value:  Up to $700,000 Duration:  4 years Application deadline:  From July 18, 2022, to October 6, 2022 (8 p.m. eastern) Apply:  Application and Instructions The Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative is a joint initiative between Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). WAGE will invest up to $2,500,000 and SSHRC up to $1,000,000… Read more »

IHDCYH Talks Video Competition

The IHDCYH Talks Video Competition is a unique opportunity to submit a short video (5 minutes or less) that presents a clear evidence-based message to a lay audience that is designed to have an impact on the health of children, youth and families. This competition accepts video submissions from members of the research community, and… Read more »

Advancing Accessibility Standards Research Program: EOI

Accessibility Standards Canada is inviting interested organizations to submit an expression of interest for research funding. This is the first step in applying. Your project must align with the goals and desired outcomes of Accessibility Standards Canada’s grants and contributions program. If your expression of interest is selected, you will be invited to submit a… Read more »

Climate Action and Awareness Fund

The Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF) has opened a call for proposals (CFP) under its Support to Canadian Think Tanks and Academic Institutions priority. The deadline for submitting a project under this CFP is July 18, 2022 at 3 p.m. EDT. Visit the Grants and Contributions Enterprise Management System (GCEMS) page for more information. Environment and… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Gender-Based Violence

SSHRC and Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) have launched this Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition to mobilize social sciences and humanities research to examine and synthesize existing knowledge on gender-based violence (GBV). Grant holders will identify research gaps and opportunities and their work will inform and guide policy-makers and service providers contributing to ensuring a violence-free Canadian… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award : Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2022-2023)

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 »

CIHR Operating Grant : Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts (2022) – Full Application

CIHR and other funding agencies have invested heavily in the establishment of cohorts, databases, cohort catalogues, and data platforms. As a result, many high-quality data sets exist containing information on populations, health systems, patients, and biospecimens. These data sets contain a wealth of information and have the potential to answer research questions that go beyond… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2021-2022 Competition

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 »

MITACS Globalink Research Award (GRA) Ukraine

Mitacs has recently signed an agreement with the Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine that extends our pre-existing partnership with them. This new collaboration on the Globalink Research Award (GRA) program now allows Canadian institutions to submit projects and host Ukrainian interns. These projects don’t count in the allocation system and don’t require any… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Grants – Stage 2

RIS 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 Partnership Grant Program is a two-stage application process. Those invited to submit a Stage 2 Partnership Grant application will have submitted a successful Stage 1 application. Partnership… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. These 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 with participants on research issues of value to them. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant can… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Academic Units have assumed 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 Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants

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 Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their review… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC invites applications for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) to Canada’s young people, particularly to under-represented groups in NSE careers, including girls and Indigenous peoples.* Taking equity and diversity into account, NSERC may support additional meritorious applications that focus on under-represented groups if sufficient funds become available. PromoScience supports activities and content… Read more »

NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR – Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)

The Government of Canada has announced special funding, in the form of supplements to existing research grants, that will provide relief and assistance to research trainees from Ukraine. The Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) is administered by Canada’s three federal research funding agencies – the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2022 – Application

Both stages (the NOI and Full Application) must be submitted on both the Memorial Researcher Portal (for institutional approval) as well as the Convergence Portal. The NOI must be submitted in the Memorial Researcher Portal/Convergence Portal for institutional approval/submission to sponsor no later than June 20, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (NST) The Full Application must be… Read more »

CCS Inclusive Excellence Prize

CCS Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research – Inclusive Excellence Prize nominations open until June 15, 2022 The Canadian Cancer Society has recognized individuals who have made, and are making, valuable contributions to the cancer research ecosystem in Canada since 1993 through our Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research. Several months ago, we launched the… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) – full application

The Discovery Horizons program provides NSERC’s entry-point to the tri-agency interdisciplinary peer-review mechanism. It supports Discovery research projects that would significantly benefit from being assessed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee, and aims to: – answer NSE research questions that are best addressed through interdisciplinary approaches – advance NSE disciplines through cross fertilization and… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) – Letter of Intent

The Discovery Horizons program provides NSERC’s entry-point to the tri-agency interdisciplinary peer-review mechanism. It supports Discovery research projects that would significantly benefit from being assessed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee, and aims to: – answer NSE research questions that are best addressed through interdisciplinary approaches – advance NSE disciplines through cross fertilization and… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate Spring 2022 call for proposals

Mitacs Elevate provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations. This call, we have increased postdoctoral funding from $60,000 per year to $80,000 per year for two-year research projects in key priority sectors. We are accepting proposals in seven thematic areas, including four from last year. The complete list of priority… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. These 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 with participants on research issues of value to them. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection… Read more »

SSHRC Connection – 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 »

Addressing Racism and Discrimination in Canada’s Health Systems Program

The program guidelines (https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/corporate/about-health-canada/funding/addressing-racism-discrimination-canada-health-systems-program.html) note that there can only be one application submitted per eligible organization. Given there is an institutional quota, Memorial University must have a mechanism through which to review planned projects in order to submit an application by the Sponsor deadline of May 15th. If you wish to submit an application to… Read more »

UArctic Partnership – Research and Engagement Fund

Research plays an important role in informing decisions and actions for issues affecting Northern regions. In recognition of Memorial University’s commitment to respective, ethical, and deeply collaborative partnerships with Indigenous and Northern people and UArctic values, the Indigenous and Northern Collaborative Research and Education Engagement Fund: researchers to establish new relationships or strengthen existing ones… Read more »

UArctic Partnership – Relationship Development Fund

Recognizing Memorial University’s obligation to ensure that researchers engage with the Northern and Indigenous people in a respectful, ethical, and deeply collaborative way in keeping with the Memorial University’s Policy on Research Impacting Indigenous Groups, we are pleased to launch the Indigenous and Northern Relationship Development Fund. The purpose of this fund is to help researchers… Read more »

Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) Université Côte d’Azur

Université Côte d’Azur (France – travel to Canada and travel from Canada) Deadline: May 2 to June 17, 2022 Intern level: Master’s or PhD students, or postdoctoral fellows. Full-time senior undergraduate are accepted only for travel from Canada. Themes: All disciplines Eligible institutions: Université Côté D’Azur (UCA) Co-funding: No financial contribution is required from the… 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/RGCS, 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 Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, 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 »

National Humanities Center Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Each year, the National Humanities Center welcomes up to forty scholars from across the humanities and all over the world.  During their time in residence, Fellows are given the freedom to work on… Read more »

Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, 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 »

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 »

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI/RGCS, 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 »

Arctic Inspiration Prize

The Arctic Inspiration Prize Charitable Trust was settled in December 2015 to establish northern ownership of the AIP. It is led by a majority of northern Trustees who govern and ensure the long-term sustainability of the AIP. Through the Trust, with an endowment of approximately $50 million, the AIP is led and owned by its… Read more »

Guggenheim Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. 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 citizens and permanent residents of the United… Read more »

NCTR-SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant on residential schools

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) are partnering to offer a unique opportunity to support Indigenous communities in their decision-making processes, research, and actions regarding residential schools sites in Canada. This NCTR-SSHRC joint initiative is taking the form of a one-time Partnership Engage Grant… Read more »

Homegrown Innovation Challenge – Shepherd Phase

The $33-million Homegrown Innovation Challenge, delivered over six years, will identify teams and support the development of tools and technologies that enable Canadian farmers and producers to sustainably and competitively grow berries out of season. Catalyzing change through the Homegrown Innovation Challenge In a climate-changing world, Canada’s high dependence on imported fresh fruits and vegetables makes it… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2021-2022 Competition

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 »

IDRC – Women Rise – 2 – Full Proposal

Women RISE is a CAD22,000,000 initiative that aims to support action-oriented, gender-transformative research on how women’s health and their work (paid or unpaid) intersect and interact in the context of preparing, responding to and recovering from COVID-19. This research will inform immediate and medium-term solutions for COVID-19 recovery that improve gender equality and health equity and will contribute… Read more »

IDRC – Women RISE – 1 – concept submission

Women RISE is a CAD22,000,000 initiative that aims to support action-oriented, gender-transformative research on how women’s health and their work (paid or unpaid) intersect and interact in the context of preparing, responding to and recovering from COVID-19. This research will inform immediate and medium-term solutions for COVID-19 recovery that improve gender equality and health equity and will contribute… Read more »

Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA): Korea- National Research Foundation of Korea — NRF (Korea- travel to Canada)

Deadline: March 31, 2022 Intern Level: Full-time master’s and PhD students, or postdoctoral fellows Other requirements:  Participants applying to Canada must be Korean citizens or permanent residents of Korea. Up to 5 interns may be included in one application Themes: All fields of Science and Technology, Interdisciplinary studies involving S&T and Humanities or Social Sciences… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Research for postpandemic recovery (Full Application)

RGCS 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. This Special Call aims to mobilize Canadian-led research efforts in support of a more equitable, sustainable and resilient postpandemic reality. It will support… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Research for postpandemic recovery (Notice of Intent)

RGCS 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. This Special Call aims to mobilize Canadian-led research efforts in support of a more equitable, sustainable and resilient postpandemic reality. It will support… Read more »

CFP: Archives Unleashed Cohort Program (2022-2023)

Big Data, in the form of born-digital historical sources, is reshaping the humanities and social sciences. The sheer amount of cultural information that is generated and, crucially, preserved every day in electronic form, presents exciting new opportunities for historians, political scientists, sociologists, linguistics, computer scientists, and other scholars. Much of this information is captured within… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. These 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 with participants on research issues of value to them. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection… Read more »

SSHRC Connection – 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 »

CIHR Catalyst Grant : Crisis Line and App-based Support for Public Safety

Catalyst Grant : Crisis Line and App-based Support for Public Safety (Crisis/Suicide Line and App-based Support Models for Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries in Public Safety Personnel (PTSI in PSP)) The Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries in Public Safety Personnel (PTSI in PSP) initiative was announced in Budget 2018, with a commitment of $20 million over five years to… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research

The CIHR HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBI) Community-Based Research (CBR) Program (hereafter referred to as the CBR Program) is one of four research funding areas of the CIHR HIV/AIDS and STBBI Research Initiative. The CIHR HIV/AIDS and STBBI Research Initiative is responsible for the research components of the Government of Canada’s initiatives to address HIV/AIDS… Read more »

AGE-WELL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

AGE-WELL invites applications for its new AgeTech Implementation Response (AIR) funding program Program Launch: January 24, 2022 Application Deadline: March 18, 2022 Anticipated Notice of Decision: April 2022 Funding Start Date: April 2022 Do you have an innovative evidence-based AgeTech solution that is ready for implementation or scaling up in the real world? AGE-WELL’s AgeTech Implementation Response (AIR) Program supports post-discovery projects focused on implementing… Read more »

University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP)- 2022-2023

Undergraduate research incentive funding aims to stimulate heightened interest of graduate studies and research careers among undergraduate students; create a bridge between faculty members wishing to nurture such interests and students willing to engage in research; and, promote a culture of research intensity among undergraduate students. This funding will also provide research-based supervisory opportunities for faculty members in areas… Read more »

Royal Society UK International Exchanges

Background The International Exchanges Scheme is for scientists based in the UK who want to stimulate collaborations with leading scientists overseas through either a one-off visit or bilateral travel. Aims of the Scheme The International Exchanges Scheme is designed to offer a flexible platform for UK based scientists to interact with the best scientists around… Read more »

Making the Shift NCE Call for Proposals re Youth Homelessness Prevention

Making the Shift is seeking proposals from researchers and community organizations (who can hold tri-council funding) for one-time grants. We are looking for research projects that contribute to our evidence base of policy and service enhancements that prevent youth homelessness in Canada. Youth Homelessness prevention is defined in The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth… Read more »

Humber Valley Thriving Regions Partnership Process

The Harris Centre is releasing a Call for Expressions of Interest from Memorial University faculty, staff and students to complete research projects focusing on the priority themes that were identified. A proposal evaluation committee comprised of local and academic members will choose which researchers will move forward in the process and attend a second workshop later in… Read more »

MITACS – Wallonie-Bruxelles International

Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) (Belgium – travel to Canada) Deadline: February 1, 2022 Level: Full-time PhD students, postdoctoral fellows Themes: All disciplines Other requirements: Participants must be from the French Community of Belgium (Wallonia-Brussels Federation)  Eligible institutions: Université catholique de Louvain, Université libre de Bruxelles, Université de Liège, Université de Mons, Université de Namur, Université Saint-Louis… Read more »

MITACS – Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (Japan – travel from Canada) Deadline: February 4, 2022, at 5 p.m. PT Level: Full-time master’s and PhD students, postdoctoral fellows Themes: All disciplines Other requirements: Interns must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada Eligible institutions: complete list here: Japanese national, public or private universities,… Read more »

CIHR – Opportunity for Early Career Researchers: Call for Expressions of Interest to the Spring 2022 Reviewer in Training Program

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is pleased to announce the launch of the Reviewer in Training (RiT) program for the Spring 2022 Project Grant competition. The RiT program offers Early Career Researchers (ECRs) a learning opportunity to gain a better understanding of the elements of high-quality review and the peer review process through… Read more »

Contributions Program

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) recently issued a call for proposals under its 2022-2023 Contributions Program, which funds independent privacy research and knowledge translation initiatives. As in past years, the Office is interested in funding innovative projects that seek to better understand and address key and emerging issues related to privacy…. Read more »

Data Champions Grant Funding Call- Pilot Project – Application

The Digital Research Alliance of Canada (the Alliance) is launching a funding opportunity for the development of a Data Champions Pilot Project to promote a shift in data culture within the Canadian Digital Research infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem. As part of this Pilot Project, the Alliance will be gathering information to evaluate potential development of a… Read more »

2022 ARC-NL Research Grants Competition- Full Application

In 2022-2023 the Aging Research Centre-Newfoundland and Labrador (ARC-NL) of Memorial University will fund TWO ARC-NL Research Grants of up to $25,000 each. Additional funds may be awarded depending on agreements with co-funders. For the 2022 awards, ARC-NL is adjusting its approach from previous years.  In response to the interests of the provincial government (our grant funder), at least… Read more »

2022 ARC-NL Research Grants Competition- LOI

In 2022-2023 the Aging Research Centre-Newfoundland and Labrador (ARC-NL) of Memorial University will fund TWO ARC-NL Research Grants of up to $25,000 each. Additional funds may be awarded depending on agreements with co-funders. For the 2022 awards, ARC-NL is adjusting its approach from previous years.  In response to the interests of the provincial government (our grant funder), at least… 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 »

College and Community Social Innovation Fund

College and Community Social Innovation Fund, (CCSIF.).  CCSIF grants are intended to foster community innovation by connecting the talent, facilities and capabilities of Canada’s colleges and polytechnics with the research needs of community organizations. CCSIF proposals should facilitate collaborative and innovative research that brings together researchers, students and partners to address challenges in community innovation… 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 »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2021-2022 Competition

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 »

2022 Canada Excellence Research Chairs Competition – Application

Assistance with applications will be provided through your GFOs as well as by RGCS/SIRI, contact Dr Brent Myron brent.myron@mun.ca Please note that this is not an open competition, as the only groups who are eligible to apply have already been granted approval by an internal screening process. The 2022 Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) competition… Read more »

2022 Canada Excellence Research Chairs Competition – Registration

Academic units to provide a 2 page proposal including an outline of plans to secure a candidate of sufficient stature under the tight timelines of the program to the VPRO at vp.research@mun.ca by end of day on Friday 7 January 2022 (No RP submission is required) The VPRO will assess proposals and provide “licenses” to… 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 »

Funding Opportunity for University Collaborative Research on Implementation of The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – LOI

*** The INTER-AMERICAN ORGINIZATION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION (IOHE) informs that the application period for the call for the seed fund that supports collaborative research among its members, for the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) has been extended until January 16, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST (UTC – 4 hours).*** Inter-American Organization… Read more »

Harris Centre Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund – EOI

To advance the Thriving Regions Partnership Process, the Harris Centre is opening an applied research fund calling for Expressions of Interest from Memorial researchers to address the priorities identified at the regional level. The fund will provide up to $15,000 per project for up to three projects for creative and relevant applied research on one or more… Read more »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship – Application

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (CSPF) is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a year-long policy position with a Canadian government host office beginning in September 2022. 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… Read more »

2022-2023 Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program

The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program provides Canadian professors with opportunities to create or expand partnerships with Latin American and Caribbean institutions through short-term teaching and/or research activities at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels. The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations and exchange agreements between… Read more »

ACU – Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants

ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants are awarded to member universities to support initiatives addressing climate resilience. Open to academic and professional staff, the grants support collaborative work focused on either of the two main strategic priorities of the Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network (CCRN): * Enhancing the climate resilience of universities themselves, and/or * Enhancing… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. These 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 with participants on research issues of value to them. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2021-2022 Competition

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 »

SSHRC Partnership Grants – Stage 1

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. Partnership Grant proposals are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program or the Connection program, or a combination thereof. Proposals exclusively for partnered research… Read more »

SSHRC Connection – 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 »

J.R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland & Labrador Studies

Competition deadline December 15* The J. R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland & Labrador Studies supports research in all areas of the Humanities and Social Sciences that focus on Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. The Foundation currently offers funding under three categories: research grants, conference grants, and publication subvention grants. Please note that Memorial applicants for Research Grants… Read more »

2022-2023 Northern Scientific Training Program

NSTP 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 »

SSHRC – Open Research Area 7th Call for Proposals

The seventh round of Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences is based on an agreement among the ANR, France; the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany; the Economic and Social Research Council of UK Research and Innovation (ESRC), UK; and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canada. With the goals of funding high-quality… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)- 2022 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. The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)- 2022 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. The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)- 2022 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. The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Award

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  Description The CGS D program supports and promotes research excellence in a wide variety of disciplines and broad fields of health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. This support allows scholars… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – 2022 New Scientific Collaboration Support Program

This program is open to every field of expertise and provides funding for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before. Applications must come from principal investigators (PIs), both part of research establishment located in France and Canada. Please note that PhD Candidates and Postdoctoral position are… Read more »

2021 -SSHRC Institutional Grants

Through its SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) funding opportunity, SSHRC provides annual grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty and students in the social sciences and humanities. SIG funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the… Read more »

2021 SSHRC Institutional Grant

Through its SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) funding opportunity, SSHRC provides annual grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty and students in the social sciences and humanities. SIG funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Institutes Support Grants

BY INVITATION ONLY The objectives of Discovery Institutes Support (DIS) grants are to enable the development of research activities and foster training and collaboration, within and among Canadian theoretical research institutes. DIS grants assist Canadian-based theoretical research institutes to cover their operating and maintenance costs. Theoretical research institutes provide intellectual infrastructure and support, are used… Read more »