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20200929

SSHRC upcoming Webinars for Partnership Development, Partnership Engage, and Connection International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC will be holding a series of webinars for upcoming Partnership Development grant, Partnership grant stage 1 and Connection grants funding opportunities.

20200925

Webinars for the Project Grant Program: Fall 2020 International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

CIHR will be hosting the following webinars to support participants with the requirements of the funding opportunity “Project Grant – Fall 2020 Competition” and to answer questions on how to apply.

20200921

Upcoming awards/prizes in science and engineering International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for January to April 2021 major research awards/prizes in science and engineering.

20200921

Upcoming awards/prizes in social sciences and humanities International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for January to April 2021 major research awards/prizes in the social sciences and humanities.

20200914

Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

As part of the Connection Grants funding opportunity, SSHRC will fund at least 10 meritorious proposals per competition to help the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community strengthen its capacity for data management. To apply under this initiative, applicants must submit their proposals to the November 2020, February 2021, May 2021 or August 2021 Connection Grants competition.

20200910

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Application Live Webinar International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting a live webinar on how to apply for a RTI grant on October 1, 2020 at 10am (PST) in English and on September 29, 2020 at 10am (PST) in French. Kindly click on the link below to find out more information on how to attend this webinar. Pre-registration is not required to attend the live Q&A sessions.

20200909

CIHR Project Grant Fall 2020 Information Session International

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Faculty of Health Sciences Grants Facilitators Cecilia Kalaw and Katrina Salvante will be conducting a CIHRProject Grant Information Session on: Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:30-11:00 am

20200812

NSERC and SSHRC COVID-19 Supplement - Update International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please review the following important update to the June 4, 2020 Tri-Agency announcement concerning the COVID-19 research personnel support supplement. As of August 11, 2020, a number of researchers have not yet responded to Tri-Agencies CV-19 Supplement offer email. To ensure that the funds benefit the greatest number of eligible recipients, the agencies have extended the deadline to respond to August 24, 2020. For further assistance please contact ors@sfu.ca.

20200805

SSHRC Insight Grant Webinar - August 20 International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

20200731

CIHR Project Grant Information Session International

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

Faculty of Health Sciences Grants Facilitators Cecilia Kalaw and Katrina Salvante will be conducting a CIHR Project Grant Information Session on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

20200730

2021 Discovery Grants Competition Peer Review Update International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC has announced an important update to peer review meetings for the 2021 Discovery Grants competition. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NSERC is taking action to ensure effective and timely delivery of the 2021 Discovery Grants competition by adjusting the in-person meeting component of the review to take place by video conference. NSERC recognizes the complexity associated with the organization of video conferences for the Discovery Grants peer review and plans to draw on expertise from other NSERC programs that have used video conferences successfully for many years. Kindly see the following bulletin website link for further details about this announcement.

20200727

MSFHR COVID-19 Survey International

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

In order to get a full picture of how BC health researchers and the health research community at large has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, MSFHR is launching a province-wide survey to generate the data they need. Responses will inform MSFHR's strategic decision making and future actions, and will be shared with their partners in the health research system.

20200727

NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop for SFU Applicants International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

DATE: Tuesday September 15th, 2020 TIME: 10 am - 12 noon LOCATION: Zoom For faculty members who plan to apply to the NSERC Discovery Grant competition this fall, Research Grants Facilitators will be hosting a workshop on September 15, 2020 to take potential applicants through the application process and host a question and answer with three panelists who currently serve on the NSERC Discovery Evaluation Groups. If you wish to participate, please email scigrant@sfu.ca and include your name, Department, and SFU email. We will send out the Zoom meeting details via email one day prior to the workshop.

20200724

NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellow Funding via the Human Frontier Science Program International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Kindly see the following funding opportunity for post-doctoral fellows recently announced by NSERC. Please forward to any eligible post-doctoral fellows you may know who may be interested in applying to this opportunity.

20200724

BC COVID-19 Strategic Research Framework Issue 2: Request for Input International

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

The BC COVID-19 Strategic Research Advisory Committee (SRAC) published BC’s COVID-19 Strategic Research Framework Issue 1 on April 30, 2020. Since this time, SRAC membership has expanded to better include perspectives on ethics, Indigenous health research, and patient/public involvement. We are currently working on Issue 2, and we now have the opportunity to seek wider input.

20200723

NSERC and SSHRC COVID-19 Supplement International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please review the following important update to the June 4, 2020 Tri-Agency announcement concerning the COVID-19 research personnel support supplement. The Tri-Agencies will contact eligible grant holders to confirm whether they will accept or decline this supplement. Eligible grant holders have until August 13, 2020 to respond to the supplement offer. Please note that grant holders who did not pay salaries or stipends from a grant will not be eligible for this supplement. Eligible grants are those that were active (i.e. received an installment) on April 1, 2020 and that were not already in a time extension period.

20200717

CIHR 2020 Info Session for Trainees in Health Research International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

CIHR will host Information Sessions for trainees on awards in Health Research. These are designed to assist participants with the different awards funding opportunities requirements and answer questions on how to apply.

20200710

NSERC Alliance Program Updates International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please be advised NSERC has important updates to the Alliance Grant program concerning its grant terms and conditions, electronic communication of grant decisions, and reporting requirements. Kindly click the following bulletin link for more information. All questions or concerns can be sent to ors@sfu.ca for assistance.

20200625

CIHR Delay of strategic funding opportunities International

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

In early April, CIHR announced a three-month pause on existing and new strategic funding opportunities (FO), with the exception of FOs related to COVID-19, in order to allow CIHR to focus its efforts on supporting the Government of Canada’s response to the pandemic. Today, I would like to provide you with an update on our progress related to these strategic FOs.

20200624

CIHR Institute Advisory Boards (IABs) International

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Each of the CIHR's 13 Institute Advisory Boards advises on Institute-specific issues and cross-Institute initiatives. Composed of a diverse group of national and international representatives of the public, private and non-profit sectors, including the research community and health practitioners, Institute Advisory Boards (IABs) act in an advisory capacity to the Scientific Directors of the Institutes with respect to the full range of Institute activities. These activities include deliberations on Institute health research priorities and strategies and implementation plans for engaging the broader research community. The number of members on an IAB is between eight and 14.

20200623

NSERC Council Member Opportunity International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please be advised that a new opportunity to apply for a Council member position to the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada has been announced. This appointment is on a part-time basis and eligible applicants may apply online by 11:59 p.m. EST on July 6, 2020. Kindly visit the link below for more information.

20200604

NSERC Early Career Researcher Option for Discovery Grant Extension with Funds International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following paid extension announcement from NSERC regarding Early Career Researchers. NSERC grantees who have received the last installment of their active Discovery Grant or NRS in April 2020 and who are classified as Early Career Researchers at the time of the award will be offered the option to extend their grant by one year with funds.

20200526

NSERC program information in relation to COVID‑19 (updated May 26, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following update regarding NSERC Program Information in relation to COVID-19. This bulletin contains new program updates and information not previously mentioned in the last bulletin sent on May 5, 2020.

20200520

NSERC I2I Competition International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following announcement from NSERC regarding the Idea to Innovation (I2I) June 22, 2020 grant competition deadline.

20200520

NSERC Alliance Grant Update International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC has important updates regarding the Alliance grant program for Principal Investigators. Please see the following bulletin for further information. Any questions, concerns, or issues can be sent to ors@sfu.ca for assistance

20200519

SSHRC Connection Grants Webinar International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

Connection Grants (amounts from $7,000 to $25,000) support workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums, summer institutes or other events or outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. Applications may be submitted by institutions (e.g., university led events) or individual applicants and teams. This is a 2:1 matching fund opportunity (SSHRC:entity match).

20200512

Mitacs COVID-19 initiatives International

Mitacs

On Thursday, May 14, 2020, Mitacs will host a webinar to review its COVID-19 initiatives in detail. Registration is required.

20200505

NSERC Program Information In Relation to COVID-19 (Updated as of May 5, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following update regarding NSERC Program Information in relation to COVID-19. This bulletin contains new program updates and information not previously mentioned in the last bulletin sent on April 21, 2020.

20200501

COVID-19 latest NIH updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

NIAID issued two Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to provide an expedited funding mechanism for research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In addition, in certain cases, NCI would consider requests from its funded grantees and cooperative agreement awardees to engage in limited COVID-19 related research using part of their existing NCI-funded resources.

20200421

NSERC Program Information In Relation to COVID-19 (April 21, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following update regarding NSERC Program Information in relation to COVID-19. This bulletin contains new program updates and information not previously mentioned in the last bulletin sent on April 17, 2020.

20200417

NSERC program information in relation to COVID‑19 (updated April 16, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following NSERC program information update in relation to COVID-19 updated as of April 16, 2020.

20200415

COVID-19 latest NIH updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

20200415

Discovery Grant Competition Results International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please review the following bulletin for an important update from NSERC regarding the Discovery Grant competition results.

20200414

DISRUPT COVID-19: Fast-Track Government Support Forum International

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada has created the DISRUPT COVID-19 Fast Track Government Support platform, a virtual forum that includes representatives from NRC, PHAC, and ISED. This platform is being organised as a pilot initiative with the goal of getting technologies on the ground helping patients and healthcare professionals as fast as possible. Please see bulletin link for more information.

20200414

NSERC Discovery Grant Extension International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following extension announcement for NSERC Discovery Grants. Due to COVID-19, all active Discovery Grants can elect to receive a one-year extension with funds at their current funding level. NSERC will follow up with grantees holding a Discovery Grant ending March 31, 2021 through targeted communication to assist with next steps. Please see the following FAQ (https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/FAQ-FAQ/DG-SD_eng.asp) for more details.

20200413

NSERC Program Information in Relation to COVID‑19 (updated April 9, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following updates to various NSERC grant programs in relation to COVID-19. This bulletin contains new program updates and information not previously mentioned in the last bulletin sent on April 3, 2020.

20200410

NRC COVID-19 Community Support International

National Research Council (NRC)

The National Research Council is offering support, advice, and help for COVID-19 related projects in the immediate, near and medium term. Kindly see below link for further information.

20200407

Compute Canada Federation (CCF) is able to provide advanced research computing (ARC) support for COVID-19 focused research. If your project is related to COVID-19 and you could benefit from Compute Canada resources and support, please contact support@computecanada.ca for further details.

20200406

Upcoming Grand Challenges and Grand Challenges Explorations Initiatives International

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (US)

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting grant proposals for the upcoming Grand Challenges and Grand Challenges Explorations initiatives. The Grand Challenges family of initiatives fosters innovation to solve key global health and development problems. The application deadline is April 22, 2020.

20200403

NSERC Program Information In Relation to COVID-19 (updated March 31, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following updates to various NSERC grant programs in relation to COVID-19. This bulletin contains new program updates and information not previously mentioned in the last bulletin sent on March 26, 2020.

20200331

Weston Brain Institute extended program deadlines International

Weston Brain Institute

The Weston Brain Institute will be delaying deadlines for current open programs by 4 weeks. Please see the application deadlines below, or visit the online system to submit an application.

20200330

COVID-19 latest NIH updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

NIH will be highly accommodating of late applications submitted through May 1, 2020. Therefore, all grant applications submitted late for due dates between March 9, 2020, and May 1, 2020, will be accepted through May 1, 2020. In addition, more funding opportunities to support novel, high-impact studies evaluating health system and healthcare professional responsiveness to COVID-19 are becoming available.

20200327

Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster Call for COVID-19 Project Ideas International

Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster

Please see the following important call for project ideas or proposals from Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster for COVID-19 related-research. Further information and questions can be directed to Avi Kapoor, Strategic Partnerships Manager for SFU's Big Data Initiative.

20200326

NSERC Program Information In Relation to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following updates to various NSERC grant programs in relation to COVID-19. This bulletin contains new program updates and information not previously mentioned in the last bulletin sent on March 17, 2020.

20200323

NSERC Alliance Grants Update and CRD Application Review International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see recent news update from NSERC regarding Alliance grant webinars and workshops and Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) grant application reviews.

20200320

MSFHR Competition timeline changes due to COVID-19 International

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

Please see the following update from MSFHR regarding competition timeline changes in relation to COVID-19.

20200319

NSERC Program Information Update In Relation to COVID-19 (March 17, 2020) International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please see the following update from NSERC regarding program information in relation to COVID-19. Several deadlines have been changed and there is new information on grant extensions, travel, and other exceptional expenditures.

20200319

COVID-19 latest NIH updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

Please see the latest updates from NIH regarding COVID-19 and how it affects new submissions and ongoing grants.Please visit NIH website often as more updates are anticipated.

20200316

NIH Grants - News and Updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

Please see the latest news and updates from NIH: - NIH Late Application Policy and FAQs Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - FY 2020 Fiscal Policies for Grant Awards: Funding Levels, Salary Limits, and Stipend Levels - Revised Deadlines for Continuous Submission - Updated Grant Application Forms (FORMS-F)  - New Certificates of Confidentiality System for Non-NIH Funded Research

20200305

NSERC Alliance Grant Option 2 Now Open International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC Alliance Grants Option 2 is Now Open During this initial phase, applications requesting over $30,000 and up to $100,000 per year will be accepted, and the number of applications each applicant (as principal investigator or as co-applicant) may submit will be limited to one within a 12-month period. There is no deadline. Interested applicants should contact their faculty Research Facilitator and visit the ISA website for more details.

20200226

20200224

NFRF 2020 Horizon Global Platform – Upcoming Bilingual Webinar International

New Frontiers in Research Fund

A bilingual webinar on the 2020 Horizon Global Platform Competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) that was launched January 30, 2020, will be presented on NFRF website on Thursday, February 27th, 2020, from 11 am to 1 pm ET.

20200219

NSERC Office hours (on Thursdays) 2019 Fall -2020 Spring International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

It is the time of the year for NSERC start up office hours at SFU for both Burnaby and Surrey Campus. Please feel free to visit Megan Griffith, Research Partnerships Promotion Officer, during the office hours.

20200211

Inaugural Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy 2020 Cancer Summit International

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy invites you to join industry pioneers and those working on the frontlines of cancer research to the inaugural ACGT 2020 Cancer Summit on April 16 in New York City.

20200129

CIHR Spring 2020 Project Grant information session International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

20200127

[Webinar] NSERC’s Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC’s Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program awards grants of up to $1.65M over 6 years for the development of innovative training programs designed to enhance collaboration and facilitate the transition of trainees to productive employees in the Canadian workforce

20200117

Genome Canada LSARP Information Session International

Genome BC

20200107

20191218

[Update] A brief summary of SSHRC Leader Meeting 2019 International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

ORS is providing a summary of SSHRC leaders meeting received from Lisa Shapiro who is on the SSHRC leaders committee.

20191129

Information Session: New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) International

Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS)

In anticipation of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Call for Proposals this Fall, Institutional Strategic Awards (ISA) will be hosting an information session to share the latest draft of the Transformation stream framework and provide information on SFU’s internal support processes.

20191128

Upcoming Workshop: SSHRC Insight Development Grants (IDG) International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

There is an upcoming workshop for SSHRC Insight Development Grants (IDG) competition (deadline: February 2, 2020) on Dec 05, 10-11.30am at AQ6106. Please RSVP by Nov 29.

20191114

MSFHR Award Information session for Early Career Academics International

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

MSFHR will hold a session for early career academics in health research to present information on the Scholar funding program and the new application system on Nov 14th, 1 pm to 2 pm at 7301 room on the top of SFU Burnaby Library.

20191112

2020 Partnership Grants (PG) Stage 1 ISA Info Session Cancelled International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

Due to low interest, Institutional Strategic Awards (ISA) has cancelled its Nov 14th SSHRC Partnership Grants information session.

20191031

2020 Partnership Grants (PG) Stage 1 International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC will launch the 2020 Partnership Grants (PG) Stage 1 competition on November 4. In addition to essential support offered by Faculty Research Grants Facilitators, Institutional Strategic Awards (ISA) offers central pre- and/or post-award support for large-scale funding applications.

20190926

Grand Challenges Explorations International

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (US)

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and their partners are inviting grant proposals for Grand challenges for health initiatives.The initial grants is US$100,000.

20190920

SSHRC upcoming Webinars for Partnership and Connection International

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC will be holding a series of webinars for upcoming Partnership Development grant, Partnership grant stage 1 and Connection grants funding opportunities.

20190909

NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop on Thurs., Sep 12 International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

For SFU faculty planning to apply for a NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) this fall, Research Grants Facilitators Theresa Kitos, Jacki Watson and Beverly Neufeld are hosting a workshop to take participants through the application process.

20190823

Canada Space Agency Fall 2019 Industry Days International

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) would like to invite you to our Fall 2019 Industry Days. This 3-day event, taking place at the CSA Headquarters in Saint-Hubert, September 16-18, 2019, will provide Canadian space industry with the opportunity to connect with leading international space companies, as to learn more about Canadian participation in the Lunar Gateway mission.

20190822

NSERC Discovery Grant application Webinar on how to use Research Portal and CCV International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC is hosting webinars to assist the research community on How to complete a Discovery Grant application using the Research Portal and the NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV).

20190815

SSHRC: Insight Grant Workshop on 04 September, please RSVP Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years.

20190812

Upcoming Webinar for NSERC Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grants Program Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

20190808

New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration 2019 and Upcoming webinar International

New Frontiers in Research Fund

The New Frontiers in Research Fund, Exploration 2019 has now been launched. There will be an upcoming webinar on how to apply on LOI stage. Due to limited registration license available for this webinar, SFU will be offering group viewing on Burnaby campus.

20190531

NSERC Discovery Grants- Notice of Intent Deadlines and Information Sessions June 5, 2019 Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

This is a friendly reminder that the NSERC Discovery Grants notice of intent (NOI) deadline is August 1. Information sessions about the NSERC Discovery Grants and RTI programs will be held on SFU Burnaby campus this coming Wednesday June 5.

20190521

NSERC Discovery Grant Webinar on How to Prepare NOI Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting webinars for applicants on "How to prepare for the submission of the Notification of Intent (NOI) to apply for a Discovery Grant" on May 22, June 4, and June 19.

20190517

SSHRC Connection Grants Webinar Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC will be holding a webinar on Wednesday May 22 to provide information and answer questions about Connection Grants.

20190426

Upcoming MSFHR Webinar for C2 and Reach Competitions Canadian

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

MSFHR will have an information webinar about the 2019 Convening & Collaborating (C2) and Reach competitions on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

20190423

NSERC Consultation on RTI and SAP-RTI Deadline Date Change Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC is proposing to move the RTI and SAP RTI-1 application deadlines from Oct. 25 to Oct. 1 effective fall 2019. The agency is now seeking feedback from institutions regarding this proposal before implementing the change in the fall.

20190323

Safeguarding Science Workshop Canadian

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

Join "Safeguarding Science", a security awareness workshop targeted to research institutions and laboratories to promote an understanding of biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear risks, as well as potential misappropriation and/or proliferation risks of dual-use technology.

20190315

This bulletin offers an outlook of expected upcoming funding opportunities from April to June 2019 in teh area of Natural Science and Engineering. For new funding launches and announcements, stay tuned for emails on funding updates.

20190315

This bulletin offers an outlook of expected upcoming funding opportunities from April to May 2019 in the area of medical and health science. For new funding launches and announcements, stay tuned for emails on funding updates”.

20190315

This bulletin offers an outlook of expected upcoming funding opportunities from May to June 2019 in the area of social sciences and humanities. For new funding launches and announcements, stay tuned for emails on funding updates.

20190314

USAID RFI and RFA opportunities Canadian

United States Agency for International Development

USAID funding and project opportunities in higher education, both RFAs (Request for Application) and RFIs (Request for Information).

20190312

NSERC Office Hours on Campus Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC Office Hours on campus this month.

20190225

VPR Communications Survey Canadian

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

The VPR Communications survey distributed last week will be used to review and upgrade this service. If you haven't yet had a chance, we would appreciate your feedback using the following short survey:  www.surveymonkey.com/r/SFU-Faculty-Feedback-VPR-Office-Comms.

20190221

2019 MSFHR-Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Program Information Session Canadian

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

The 2019 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Program(MSFHR) Information Session will be held on February 26, 2019

20190205

NSERC CREATE Webinar and NSERC Office Hours on Campus Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting a CREATE webinar tomorrow morning, and NSERC Office Hours on campus this month.

20190125

There are some important updates on the CIHR Spring 2019 Project Grant Competition, CIHR Funding pre-announcements for Joint Transnational Calls, and other health related opportunities from AgeWell and IDRC.

20190111

MSFHR and CIHR recently launched new health-related funding opportunities

20190107

PICS will be hosting an information session for the Theme Partnership Program on January 9th, and NSERC will have Office Hours on SFU Burnaby and Surrey campus this month.

20190103

The PICS Theme Partnership Program is seeking research proposals to develop climate change solutions for British Columbia and beyond, and NSERC Discovery Frontiers will launch a new funding call to support research in the area of antimicrobial resistance in the environment.

20181218

New funding opportunities in the areas of health research, transitions in care, antimicrobial resistance, Indigenous health research, rare diseases, and human metabolism.

20181217

SSHRC has launched new 2019 funding opportunities including the Connection Grants for the Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative, and the Trans-Atlantic Platform Social Innovation Call for Proposals.

20181210

This bulletin offers an outlook of expected upcoming funding opportunities from January to March 2019 in the area of medical and health science. For new funding launches and announcements, stay tuned for emails on funding updates.

20181210

This bulletin offers an outlook of expected upcoming funding opportunities from January to March 2019 in the area of natural science and engineering. For new funding launches and announcements, stay tuned for emails on funding updates.

20181210

This bulletin offers an outlook of expected upcoming funding opportunities from January to March 2019 in the area of social science and humanities. For new funding launches and announcements, stay tuned for emails on funding updates.

20181128

CIHR Strategic Opportunities, Upcoming Deadlines and Pre-announcements Canadian

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

Below are some upcoming CIHR strategic opportunities and funding pre-announcements:

20181121

SSHRC Insight Development Grant (IDG) Workshop, please RSVP Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

SFU faculty members planning to apply to the next SSHRC Insight Development Grants competition (deadline: February 4, 2019) are invited to attend a workshop:

20181119

Cardiac Arrhythmia Network (CANet) funding opportunities Canadian

CANet (Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada)

The CANet (Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada) has launched a number of upcoming research funding competitions in the area of arrhythmia research.

20181106

Funding Opportunity Information Sessions, November 2018 Canadian

Multiple funding agencies

There are upcoming funding opportunity information sessions in the month of November, including NSERC Office hours and SSHRC webinars.

20181019

The BC Ministry of Health is soliciting input from researchers for the integration of research evidence into policy and decision making. Please register your expertise (no later than November 15, 2018) to be considered for future funding.

20181018

There are important events this month including the NSERC Office Hours, as well as information sessions about SFU's new Research Administration System and how it will change the way faculty apply for ethics and research funding.

20181008

2019 MSFHR Competition Updates Canadian

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

MSFHR is currently revamping their suite of funding programs including Scholar Awards, Convening & Collaborating (C2) Awards, Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) Awards, Reach Awards, and others. Anticipated launch dates for these competitions in the 2019 fiscal year are now available. Information about submission deadlines will be made available as soon as these competitions are launched. Note the deadlines will be different from last year.

20180906

In anticipation of the Fall 2018 grant season (September - December 2018), this bulletin is a great resource to help you plan ahead for major deadlines and strategic funding opportunities.

20180906

NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop, please RSVP Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Research Grants Facilitators Theresa Kitos and Beverly Neufeld are hosting an NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) workshop for SFU faculty members who are intending to apply for an NSERC DG this Fall.

20180904

Informational briefings on a "made in Canada" approach to an Athena SWAN initiative are being held through to September. The briefings will cover the basic objectives and logistics of the model, implementation process, and answer questions from participants.

20180830

SSHRC Insight Grant Workshops (July 25 and September 5), please RSVP Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

Research Grants Facilitator Beverly Neufeld will be offering two upcoming SSHRC Insight Grant Workshops to take participants through the application process. The workshop is for SFU faculty members who would like to maximize their chances of success in the SSHRC Insight Grant competition this fall.

20180828

NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop, please RSVP Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Research Grants Facilitators Theresa Kitos and Beverly Neufeld are hosting an NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) workshop for SFU faculty members who are intending to apply for an NSERC DG this Fall.

20180817

CFI Update, August 2018 Edition Canadian

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

An update on the 2018 federal budget, and looking ahead to the fall

20180813

Upcoming SSHRC Webinars (August - November 2018) Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC will be holding a series of informational webinars this fall for those who are interested in applying for SSHRC funding.

20180808

New Approaching Deadlines in September 2018 Canadian

Multiple funding agencies

There are new fast-approaching deadlines in September 2018 for funding opportunities including Aid to Scholarly Journals (SSHRC) and Catalyst Grants (CIHR) in the area Cannabis Research and Post-traumatic Stress Injuries.

20180806

CRCC Consultations Canadian

Multiple funding agencies

Universities Canada is seeking your input on CRCC consultations.

20180718

SSHRC Insight Grant Workshops (July 25 and September 5), please RSVP Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

Research Grants Facilitator Beverly Neufeld will be offering two upcoming SSHRC Insight Grant Workshops to take participants through the application process. The workshop is for SFU faculty members who would like to maximize their chances of success in the SSHRC Insight Grant competition this fall.

20180717

Details of upcoming informational webinars for CIHR and NSERC grant competitions.

20180712

Funding Alert, 2018-2019 CIHR Project and Foundation Grant Competitions Canadian

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

CIHR has announced the launch of the 2018-2019 Foundation Grant and Project Grant competitions.

20180709

A quick overview of the NSERC NOI and CIHR Registration Deadlines in the month of August, and a brief outlook of the upcoming funding deadlines from now until September.

20180625

Award opportunities in natural sciences and engineering from September to December 2018.

20180621

On June 20, 2018, CIHR posted two funding opportunities with fast approaching deadlines in July. These opportunities are in the areas of antimicrobial resistance research (application due July 11), and social science, humanities and health systems/policy research to more effectively contain the current Ebola and other disease outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (application due July 13)

20180619

Award opportunities in health sciences from September to December, 2018.

20180618

Reminder: CIHR Project Grant Information Session Canadian

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

This is a reminder that the Faculty of Health Science will be hosting an information session regarding the Fall 2018 Project Grant competition next Wednesday June 20, 2018, 1.00pm, BLU 11021.

20180611

Award opportunities in arts, social sciences and humanities from September to December, 2018.

20180611

There are a number of events in June-July 2018 including the NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session with Program Officer Tiffany Lancaster, CIHR Project Grant Information Session with Faculty of Health Sciences, and the AGE-WELL Network 2020-2025 Vancouver Roadshow. There are also upcoming webinars about the George Weston Ltd Seeding Innovation Competition, Weston Brain Institute Rapid Response & Transformational Research Canada 2019 Grants, and NSERC Discovery Grants NOI.

20180607

There are upcoming major grant deadlines and strategic funding opportunity deadlines in the next few weeks for SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant, NSERC I2I Competition, DND (IDEaS Innovation Network competition- July13 LOI), CANARIE (Research Data Management), George Weston Ltd (Seeding Innovation Grants), and BCIC Ignite (Round 6).

20180604

Award opportunities for women, early career researchers and innovators from September to December, 2018.

20180515

Events in May and June 2018 include NSERC Office Hours, NSERC University Engagement Visit, Department of National Defence presentation on IDEaS program, KT Canada Scientific Meeting, and abstract deadline for the BC Support Unit Provincial Conference (submission deadline June 17).

20180507

There are major grant deadlines in the next few weeks for Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP), Killam Research Fellowships, MSFHR Reach, NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant for Projects (SPG-P), Killam Prizes, SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants, William and Ada Steele Research Fund competition (internal), and SSHRC Small (internal).

20180413

Funding Opportunity Information Sessions, April 2018 Canadian

Multiple funding agencies

There are important events this month on research funding opportunities and administration, including an MSFHR Reach Webinar on April 16, an ORS presentation on Demystifying Research Money on April 26, and NSERC office hours on campus.

20180410

Find out about upcoming funding opportunities in the following areas: implementation science, social and natural sciences, humanities, health science and engineering, gender inequality, education, anthropology, big data, health technologies, genomics (rare diseases), aging, neurodegeneration, Alzheimer’s, cognitive impairment, spinal cord injury, chordoma, breast cancer, and child and youth health.

20180326

2019 Killam Program Information Session Canadian

Canada Council for the Arts

The 2019 Killam Program Information Session will be held on March 28, 2018 from 10:30AM to 11:30AM at Discovery 2 Room 280. The Killam Program offers the Killam Research Fellowships and the Killam Prizes to Canadian scholars in recognition of distinguished career achievements in the natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, and social sciences and humanities.

20180312

Funding Opportunity Information Sessions, March 2018 Canadian

Multiple funding agencies

There are important events this month to keep you informed about the latest funding opportunities, including an information session about the Genome BC LSARP competition, and NSERC office hours on campus.

20180308

NSERC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Framework presentation Canadian

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

This is a reminder for the upcoming NSERC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Framework presentation. This presentation will highlight the Council-wide action plan to increase equity, diversity and inclusion as integral elements of NSERC policies, processes, indicators of research excellence, and evaluation criteria. Please join us for this conversation. NSERC welcomes your questions and input. Event details: Friday, March 9th, 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm Halpern Building, Room 114 For those of you not able to attend in person, the event will be webcast and is available here: NSERC Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Webcast The link is open to all SFU members.

20180307

A range of new funding opportunities are now being offered in the following areas: natural science and engineering, technology commercialization, social sciences, genomics, community engagement, biomedical research, health, biomaterials, diabetes, neuroscience, cardiovascular diseases, cancer research, personalized medicine, drug discovery, psychology, biodiversity, policies, defense, Asian studies, and foreign affairs. Please visit the bulletin for more details.

20180228

Leverage SFU's established international presence and world-class research infrastructure to engage with global funding opportunities now available to support international research collaborations in the areas of big data, personalized medicine, mental health, cardiovascular diseases, pain, diet-epigenome in health, sex and gender in aging and health, gender equality, technology and innovation, peace research, and foreign affairs.

20180214

Funding Opportunity Information Sessions, February 2018 Canadian

Multiple funding agencies

An update on some important events this month to keep you informed about the latest funding opportunities.

20180209

Upcoming opportunities in the social sciences in the areas of psychology, peace research, societal and economical studies, Asian studies, and Canadian foreign affairs. Key funding agencies: SSHRC, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, IPRAF, Law Foundation, American Center for Mongolian Studies, Global Affairs Canada. Koret Foundation, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), NUS-Stanford.

20180209

A number of funding agencies are offering a range of funding opportunities in the following research areas in the health sciences: transplantation research, cancer research, planning & dissemination, sex/gender, neuroscience, obstetrics & gynecology, respiratory health, and others. Key funding agencies: CIHR, MSFHR, Weston Brain Institute, Lung Association, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

20180118

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Genome Canada currently present a number of exciting strategic funding opportunities to solve complex research problems in the fields of health and genome. These opportunities call for the powerful data tools and resources available to you from SFU’s Big Data Hub. SFU is a recognized leader in big data, and the home of Canada’s fastest supercomputer. By leveraging on SFU’s incredible data resources, applicants can gain a formidable advantage.

20180118

SSHRC Upcoming Funding Opportunities Canadian

SSHRC (Social Science & Humanities Research Council)

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has a number of upcoming funding opportunities to support knowledge mobilization (Connection Grant), discovery of new research questions that will form the foundation of a research program to build knowledge (Insight Development Grant), and growth of lasting partnerships that can effectively turn knowledge into effective solutions (Partnership Grant & Partnership Engage Grant) for Canada’s six future challenges in social science and humanities.

20171103

The France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF) "New Scientific Collaboration Support Program" provides financing for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before. The financing is awarded to two-year projects in amounts ranging from $8,000 to $15,000, according to the needs expressed by the principal investigators. This financing is primarily intended to support the mobility of young researchers and their students.

20171001

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.

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Grand Challenges Canada - Update Canadian

Grand Challenges Canada

Grand Challenges Canada has launched its 8th call: 'Saving Lives at Birth'.

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SFU Internal Funding Opportunities, May 2019 Canadian

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

Find out about upcoming Internally funded opportunities including: University Publication Fund (UPF), Steel Fund (alcoholism and/or drug addiction), SSHRC Small Spring competition.

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Request for Proposal and National Space Health Forum 2019 International

Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is holding the National Space Health Forum 2019 at CSA Headquarters on November 13-14 and also looking for a supplier of services and facilities for a human bed rest research bringing new knowledge on the effects of inactivity on health, the process of aging, while testing a countermeasure intervention based on exercise.

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Upcoming webinars: CIHR Grants and Awards Guide Renewal Project International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

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CIHR Project Grant Fall 2020 Information Session International

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Faculty of Health Sciences Grants Facilitators Cecilia Kalaw and Katrina Salvante will be conducting a CIHRProject Grant Information Session on: Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:30-11:00 am

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