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20211130

SSHRC Insight Development Grant - Webinar: December 16,2021 International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

SFU faculty members planning to apply to the next SSHRC Insight Development Grants (IDG) competition are invited to attend an upcoming workshop/webinar on December 16, 2021.

20211125

SSHRC IDG Workshop - Wednesday 1 December 2021 International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

SFU faculty members planning to apply to the next SSHRC Insight Development Grants (IDG) competition (deadline: February 2, 2022) are invited to attend a workshop

20211112

The New Frontiers in Research Fund team will be offering a webinar for Applicants on how to prepare and submit a Letter of Intent to Apply (LOI) to the Transformation 2022 competition.

20211027

CIHR to provide support to SSHRC’s Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC has recently announced a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to fund more projects under the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative. CIHR will provide support to social sciences and humanities projects on the themes of race, gender and diversity that include a focus on health.

20211021

Horizon Europe Canada Launch Webinar International

EURAXESS

20211005

SSHRC Programs - Institutional Letter of Support and Contribution Request Deadlines International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

Upcoming deadlines to request institutional support letters and/or contributions for upcoming SSHRC competitions.

20210924

CIHR is seeking expressions of interest to participate in an External Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Systemic Ableism. This group will provide the CIHR Vice-President, Research – Learning Health Systems with guidance on the identification of barriers to accessibility within the health research funding system, and will help to inform the development of a CIHR accessibility action plan that aligns with the requirements of the Accessible Canada Act (2019). The application will remain open for a total of 6 weeks, starting September 13, 2021 and ending October 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

20210921

This free workshop will cover all the essentials of how to be an effective peer reviewer, including: an overview of different types of peer review; the responsibilities of a peer reviewer; how to critically assess an article and write an effective report; what to do if you have ethical concerns about an article you have been asked to review; and more.

20210917

SSHRC Upcoming Webinars International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

SSHRC will be holding a series of webinars for applicants and research administrators on upcoming competitions.

20210915

The Canadian Children, Youth and Communities (CCYC) Health In | Equity Conference, held online November 27, 2021, is an interdisciplinary conference designed to bring together pediatric health and allied health care professionals to address health care inequities from birth to adolescence using a family-centred approach.

20210913

20210910

2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

Registration for the 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration is now open. This virtual seminar is free to register for. This seminar is designed for those who are new to working with the NIH grants process – administrators, early stage investigators, researchers, graduate students, etc. The presentation recordings will be available for 30 days following the conclusion of the virtual seminar.

20210903

NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop for SFU Applicants International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

20210830

Upcoming awards/prizes in social sciences and humanities International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for January to April 2022 major research awards/prizes in the social sciences and humanities.

20210830

Upcoming awards/prizes in health sciences International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for January to April 2022 major research awards/prizes in the health sciences.

20210830

Upcoming awards/prizes in science and engineering International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for January to April 2022 major research awards/prizes in the sciences and engineering.

20210826

NSERC Live Q&A Webinar - How to Complete a RTI Application International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting live Q&A webinars on how to complete an RTI application. Kindly click on the link below for webinar dates and time as well as website links to access the sessions. Webinars will be offered in English and French.

20210819

SSHRC Partnership Grant internal support International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

20210816

SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop (August 25), please RSVP International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

For SFU faculty members planning to apply to the SSHRC Insight Grant competition this fall, Research Grants Facilitators Beverly Neufeld and Kimberly O’Donnell are offering a workshop to take participants through the IG application process.

20210811

NIH Updates & Reminders International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

Please see most recent NIH policy updates and important reminders.

20210811

Discovery Grant Research Portal Now Open International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

For researchers who recently submitted a Notification of Intent to apply to the Discovery Grant program, the full application stage is open in NSERC's Research Portal. Deadline to submit your Discovery Grant application is Monday, November 1, 2021 at 5:00p.m. (PST). Kindly click on the below link for further updates regarding NSERC's RTI, Subatomic Physics (RTI), Subatomic Physics (MRS, RTI Category 2 and 3), Northern Research Supplement, and Discovery Accelerator Supplement programs.

20210810

NSERC Discovery Grant Live Q&A Webinar International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting live Q&A webinars for the Discovery Grants program for members of the research community across Canada. Pre-registration is not required to attend the live Q&A sessions. The sessions will be open 15 minutes in advance for attendees to review existing questions and submit questions in advance. Kindly click on the link below for dates and time of each English and French webinar session and to access NSERC's webinar links.

20210804

CIHR Fall 2021 Reviewer in Training Program International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

The Reviewer in Training Program The CIHR Reviewer in Training (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 direct participation in the Project Grant competition with the support of a Mentor. RiT participants will be assigned three applications to conduct practice reviews, attend the peer review meeting, present their review(s), and participate in the committee meeting.

20210728

SSHRC - Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Grant Pre-Announcement International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative will aim to support partnership research to inform actions that address social disparities related to race, gender, and other forms of diversity. Researchers from post-secondary institutions, as well as those from not-for-profit organizations can submit applications for projects that are community-led and community based, and which are based on the lived experience of underrepresented and disadvantaged groups, including but not limited to women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples; people living with disabilities; racialized minorities; religious minorities; and LGBTQ2+ people, as well as individuals who identify as, or belong to, more than one of these groups.

20210727

CIHR Survey: We want to hear your thoughts on virtual versus face-to-face peer review International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

Dear colleagues, CIHR has launched a survey to hear the research community’s thoughts on what the future of peer review should look like post-COVID: Strictly face-to-face? Continued use of virtual meetings? A hybrid of the two? CIHR invites you to complete the survey by August 6 and share the link widely within your networks. Learn more and take the survey: https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/52599.html If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the CIHR Contact Centre at support-soutien@cihr-irsc.gc.ca.

20210722

NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements Program International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please be advised that as of the 2021-2022 Discovery Grant Competition, the Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) program will be suspended until further notice. Although no new DAS awards will be made, ongoing DAS awards will continue to be honored.  This comes as NSERC re-directs the DAS budget to support investments in Discovery research and training awards, including the funded one-year extensions for Discovery Grants. NSERC will continue to monitor and assess the future role and objectives of the DAS program as it relates to NSERC's commitment to funding excellence in discovery research and training.

20210715

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas: The Future of Being Human International

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)

For CIFAR’s third Global Call for Ideas, we invite proposals related to The Future of Being Human, exploring the intersection of humans, science and technology, social and cultural systems, and our environment. Registration is now open for any interested applicants. Deadline to register is August 17, 2021. Kindly see the link below for more information.

20210713

Fall 2021 CIHR Project peer review support International

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

20210705

Deep Space Healthcare Challenge International

Canadian Space Agency

The Health Beyond team at Canadian Space Agency is working to catalyze the transformation of remote healthcare in service of medically-isolated communities here in Canada, with an eye towards future missions to deep space. To this end, CSA is looking to engage, inspire and empower non-governmental actors in the development of solutions. One of the tools being developed for this is a Challenge Prize, which will reward innovators who can develop effective solutions for remote healthcare. If you or your network would like to support the development of this Challenge, please visit https://impact.canada.ca/en/challenges/deep-space-healthcare-challenge.

20210625

Open Source Science Opportunities International

Government of Canada

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) wishes to inform you that NASA has published a new resource with the support of all International Space Station (ISS) partners. The Open Source Science Opportunities (https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/open_source_science_ops) displays a list of sites enabling access to data or publications derived from ISS research activities. Access to this data will maximize ISS utilization through further data analysis or new collaborations.

20210625

PromoScience Call for Applications Webinar International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting an information session for the 2021 PromoScience Call for Applications. The webinar will be held on July 27, 2021 at 10am to 11:30 am PST. Please click on the link below for the webinar website link.

20210623

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

20210623

REMINDER: Upcoming awards/prizes in science and engineering International

Multiple funding agencies

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

20210623

REMINDER: Upcoming awards/prizes in health sciences International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for September to December 2021 major research awards/prizes in health sciences.

20210621

Discovery Grants COVID-19 with Funds Extension International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Grantees in the final funded year of their grant are part of the yearly cohort who will be offered the Discovery Grants COVID-19 extension with funds. Please be advised that eligible grantees for the COVID-19 with funds extension will receive communication directly from NSERC explaining that they will be sent a system-generated email from NSERC. This email will prompt you to access a secure website where you can accept or decline the funded extension. The deadline to submit your response to NSERC is September 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (PST). Accepting this funded extension will automatically disqualify you from applying to this year's Discovery Grants competition.  For grantees that hold a Northern Research Supplement, you will receive two invitations. You must either accept or decline both invitations from NSERC.

20210616

NIH Updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

20210614

Discovery Horizons - LOI Deadline Updated International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Due to an intermittent issue with the co-applicants invitation emails, the deadline for submitting a Letter of Intent to Apply (LOI) for Discovery Horizons to NSERC has been extended to Wednesday June 16 at 8 PM (ET). We will continue to monitor the system and provide updates as required. We encourage those unaffected by this issue to continue to submit their LOI. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at horizons@nserc-crsng.gc.ca.

20210611

NSERC Discovery Grant Webinar - Notification of Intent International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting a Live Q&A webinar in English and French to assist researchers on how to complete an application using NSERC's Research Portal and the NSERC Canadian Common CV. Pre-registration is not required to attend the live Q&A sessions. English session will be held on June 24, 2021 and July 8, 2021 from 10am to 11am PST. French session will be held on June 22, 2021 and July 6, 2021 at 10am to 11am PST. Links and passwords to the Live Q&A can found by clicking on the Bulletin link below.

20210602

European Research and Innovation Days International

European Union

European Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond, will take place on June 23rd and 24th.

20210526

Innovate BC - Ignite Webinar International

Innovate BC

Join us for this free 30 minute webinar to hear from past Ignite award winners. Give yourself the best shot at $300,000 when you apply for an Ignite award.

20210519

NSERC Discovery Horizons Webinar International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be hosting an English and French webinar sessions on their new Discovery Horizons program. The English session will occur on May 26 at 9am to 10:30 am (PST) and the French Session will occur on May 26 at 7am to 8:30am (PST). A short presentation of the program will precede a Q&A session. Please click on the bulletin link to access NSERC's webinar link and some answers to frequently asked questions from NSERC.

20210517

NIH Grants - News and Updates International

National Institutes of Health (NIH, US)

20210513

NSERC Discovery Grants Notification of Intent to Apply International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please be advised that NSERC has opened their portal to accept Discovery Grant NOI applications. Researchers who intend to apply for a Discovery Grant (DG), Subatomic Physics Discovery (SAP-DG), Major Resources Support (SAP-MRS), or Category 2 or 3 Research Tools and Instruments (SAP-RTI) in the 2022 competition must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) by the deadline date of Tuesday August 3, 2021, 8:00 p.m. (ET) (5:00 pm EST). For questions regarding eligibility, please contact ors@sfu.ca for guidance and answers. Thank you.

20210513

National Research Council Members Selection Process International

National Research Council (NRC)

20210511

Healthcare without Boundaries Colloquium International

Natural Resources Canada (NRC)

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in collaboration with the National Research Council Canada – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), is hosting a virtual Healthcare without Boundaries Colloquium. The Healthcare without Boundaries Colloquium will serve as a forum for the research community, industry, government and academia to learn more about the challenges and opportunities within the space health innovation ecosystem. Interested researchers can register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/healthcare-without-boundaries-2021-csa-irap-colloquium-tickets-153307576087.

20210510

CMHC Round 2: Housing supply challenge International

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

We are inviting you to propose and develop locally relevant solutions that remove barriers to the development of housing that is affordable, with a specific focus on the pre-construction phase of projects. As with all rounds of the Housing Supply Challenge, we’re looking for system solutions, not building units. We want to hear your ideas about what needs to change, and how to change it, so we can build housing that is affordable more easily.

20210507

Workshop on a Canadian Biodiversity Observation Network (CAN BON) - Call for Expressions of Interest International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

A workshop is being organized to discuss the feasibility and desirability of establishing a Canadian Biodiversity Observation Network (CAN BON) to transform Canada’s capacity to research, survey, and monitor biodiversity, natural resources and ecosystem services in ways that will better inform management and conservation. The emphasis of the workshop will be: (1) identifying existing initiatives, data and resources related to biodiversity observation and monitoring that could contribute to a CAN BON; and (2) evaluating ways that a CAN BON could enhance these initiatives through improved integration, collaboration or syntheses. Interested researchers may submit an expression of interest to NSERC for their participation in this potential network by May 31, 2021 at 5 pm (PST). Kindly click on the bulletin link for more information.

20210506

Upcoming awards/prizes in social sciences and humanities International

Multiple funding agencies

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

20210506

Upcoming awards/prizes in science and engineering International

Multiple funding agencies

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

20210506

Upcoming awards/prizes in health sciences International

Multiple funding agencies

We are seeking candidate suggestions for September to December 2021 major research awards/prizes in health sciences.

20210420

Update on NSERC Alliance Post-Awards Reporting Requirements International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please be advised that NSERC has updated its post-awards reporting requirements for Alliance grants. Kindly click on the Bulletin link below for more details regarding this update.

20210419

NSERC Alliance info session, May 19 International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

20210416

Canadian Lunar Workship 2021 International

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency is accepting abstracts for the Canadian Lunar Worship 2021, a virtual event held June 14 to 16, 2021. To submit an abstract, please visit the website of the event at https://clw-alc.ca/ and follow the instructions for the abstract submission. Please note the deadline to submit your abstract is April 26, 2021.

20210409

2021 Discovery Grant COVID-19 with Funds Extension International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

Please be advised that NSERC has provided further information to Research Services regarding the Discovery Grant COVID-19 with Funds Extension for 2021. NSERC will prioritize and provide an extra year of funding to grant holders who received their last instalment in the 2021-2022 fiscal year (April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022). Eligible awardees will be notified directly by NSERC to accept or decline the extra year of funding. Please note the deadline to respond to NSERC's offer is September 15, 2021. Eligible awardees who accept NSERC's offer will receive their additional year of funding on or after April 1, 2022. For more detailed information on timeline for this CV-19 support initiative, please click the link below.

20210407

Canadian Glycomics Network - Call for Proposals International

Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet)

Canadian Glycomics Network launches Call for Proposals for glycomics projects to address fundamental health challenges in Canada. The 2021-22 Call for Proposals will open on April 1, 2021 with three funding streams - 1. Clinical Partnerships, 2. Translational Initiatives, and 3. Strategic Initiatives.

20210329

NSERC/SSHRC COVID-19 Grant Extensions International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

20210325

15th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Workshop International

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (US)

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) invites early career investigators to submit their work related to drug development for neurodegeneration to our Short Talks segment of the workshop.

20210318

Important message regarding research involving Cannabis International

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

Cannabis has been legalized in Canada for personal possession and use, but research with cannabis remains controlled. Any research projects that involve cannabis, CBD or THC compounds (regardless of quantity) require a research licence from Health Canada. Currently, Simon Fraser University does not have an institutional licence for research with cannabis. Proposed research projects involving cannabis should be submitted directly to Health Canada by individual Principal Investigators (PIs) as a personal research licence application by creating an Individual Account in the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS). The guideline for application is available at Cannabis Licensing Application Guide: Research (Health Canada) Once approved, provide a copy of your Cannabis License to Research Services (ors@sfu.ca) and the Environmental Health and Safety Department (cpeltier@sfu.ca).

20210312

CIHR Online Discussion on Systemic Racism International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

On December 17, 2020, CIHR published a message from the Vice-President, Research Programs entitled Online discussion on systemic racism in Canada's health research funding system. The online discussion has launched and will be open until April 9, 2021. The content for the online discussion was developed in consultation with racialized and Indigenous researchers and stakeholder organizations. CIHR specifically invites the engagement of racialized and Indigenous communities with lived experience of systemic racism in the health research sector although the online discussion is open to all.

20210309

CIHR Institute Advisory Boards (IABs) International

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

CIHR has launched the 2021 IAB membership cycle. Applications will be accepted until April 12, 2021. Each of 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.

20210309

Trebek Council International

Trebek Initiative

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the National Geographic Society are excited to launch a new granting initiative that will help ignite a 'passion to preserve' in all Canadians. The initiative is named in honour of Alex Trebek. The late, renowned host of Jeopardy! and philanthropist had a passion for geographic literacy and supported both The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (where he served as Honorary President until his passing) and the National Geographic Society. The Trebek Initiative plans to support 15 to 20 grantees annually with grants of $15,000 to $40,000. A formal launch of this grant program with the application portal will open in early May. A webinar and website providing application details and support for applicants will also launch in March. The Funding and Award Opportunities Team will provide more information as it becomes available.

20210304

Spring 2021 CIHR Project Grant Information Session International

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

SFU Faculty members who are planning to apply to the Spring 2021 CIHR Project Grant competition are invited to attend an information session.

20210226

NSERC Science Odyssey International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC has announced that Science Odyssey will be held across Canada from May 1 to May 16, 2021. Science Odyssey is a national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, featuring fun and inspiring experiences in museums, research centres, laboratories and classrooms from coast to coast. Every year in May, hundreds of science outreach leaders deliver fun, engaging and inspiring activities to Canadians of all ages. For any one interested in creating an event please see Bulletin link for more information

20210210

CIHR Spring 2021 Reviewer in Training program International

CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)

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 direct participation in the Project Grant competition with the support of a Mentor. RiT participants will be assigned three applications to conduct practice reviews, attend the peer review meeting, present one of their reviews, and participate in the committee discussion of their assigned applications.

20210126

Upcoming NSERC CREATE information sessions International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

20210113

American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund Webinar International

American Chemical Society (US) (ACS)

American Chemical Society has announced a new proposal submission process for the Petroleum Research Fund. In December PRF moved to a new grants database.  The new system is web based and will allow applicants and/or grants officers to enter the proposal information previously included in the downloaded forms directly through an online portal. ACS will host a live Zoom webinar on the new application process on January 21 at 10:00am PST (1:00 pm EST). To attend the webinar, please register at https://prftest.wufoo.com/forms/petroleum-research-fund-webinar-registration/

20210111

NSERC Alliance Webinar International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC will be holding an Alliance Grant information webinar on January 14, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. PST). All of those interested can register in advance for this webinar at:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_h0vcw2ilSWCY5agoVx1k-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

20201208

SSHRC Partnership Grants (PG) - internal deadline dates & info session reminder International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

20201126

Upcoming NSERC Alliance Webinars International

NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council)

NSERC has announced several new information webinar sessions for Alliance Grant applicants. Webinars will be hosted on November 17, 24, 26, December 2, and December 3 at various times and will be two hours in length. Please click on the bulletin link belowto access the webinar links. Pre-registration is not required to join the information webinars.

20201126

SSHRC Insight Development Grants (IDG) workshop International

SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council)

20200929

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

SSHRC (Social Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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.

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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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 Sciences & 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.

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SSHRC Upcoming Funding Opportunities Canadian

SSHRC (Social Sciences & 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.

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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.

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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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If you are interested in learning more about the research funding available from Swedish and European agencies, please note upcoming available webinar

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If you are interested in learning more about the research funding available from Swedish and European agencies, please note upcoming available webinar

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