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Research Funding Opportunities and Events Newsletter

Upcoming Research Funding Opportunities

Social Sciences and Humanities
May 1, 2019 SSHRC – Connection Grant
Jun 15, 2019 SSHRC – Partnership Engage Grants
Natural Sciences and Engineering
May 1, 2019 NSERC CREATE (Collaborative Research and Training Experience) – please consult internal process
Jun 14, 2019 Belmont Forum – Collaborative Research Action on Resilience in Rapidly Changing Arctic Systems (CRA Arctic II)
No Deadline NSERC – Connect Grants
No Deadline NSERC – Engage Grants
No Deadline NSERC – Collaborative Research and Development Grants
Health Research
May 6, 2019 The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation – SCI Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS) Grants (Letter of Intent)
May 15, 2019 CIHR: Team Grant – Cannabis Research in Priority Areas (Letter of Intent)
May 22, 2019 CCS/CIHR Cancer Survivorship Team Grants
July 15, 2019 *NEW* – The Royal Institute of Mental Health Research – The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research
July 15, 2019 *NEW* – Canadian Blood Services – Blood Efficiency Accelerator Award Program
No Deadline Weston Brain Institute – Big Ideas: Canada
No Deadline Weston Brain Institute – Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford
All/Multiple Disciplines
Apr 23, 2019 The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) – The Ulam Programme
Apr 26, 2019 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Apr 29, 2019 Facebook Research – Computer Vision for Global Challenges
Apr 29, 2019 SPRINT-São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration with Carleton University
Apr 30, 2019 U.S. Department of State – U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants Program
Apr 30, 2019 Polar Knowledge Canada – Call for Funding Applications
May 2, 2019 Future Skills Centre – Call for Proposals – Training Opportunities for Mid-Career Workers
May 9, 2019 *NEW* – Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks – Species at Risk Stewardship Program
May 15, 2019 Killam Research Fellowships – 2019
May 16, 2019 Ontario Genomics – Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams Program (GiSIRT) (Draft Registration)
May 21, 2019 *NEW* – Ontario Genomics – Genomic Applications Partnership Program (Expression of Interest)
Aug 30, 2019 U.S. Department of State – U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants Program
Sept 18, 2019 *NEW* – Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (Bantings)
No Deadline Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission – Participant Funding Program
No Deadline Mitacs – Globalink Research Awards


1) SSHRC Insight Grant Info Session

Hello to our SSHRC researchers!

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. It is an open competition each October that receives proposal involving any disciplines, thematic areas, approaches or subject areas eligible for SSHRC funding.  These grants enable scholars to address complex issues pertaining to individuals and societies, and to further our collective understanding. Applications may be submitted by an individual researcher or a team of researchers (consisting of one applicant and one or more co-applicants and/or collaborators).

We encourage you to attend our SSHRC Insight Grant information session if you are thinking about applying in the Fall 2019 competition or to one in the future.  “Too early?”, you ask?  Not at all!

Please join us:

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019
  • MacOdrum Library Discovery Centre Room 482
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Your Faculty Research Facilitators will provide a brief introduction to the SSHRC Insight Grant program including covering any recent changes to the application process; discuss the evaluation criteria and adjudication process; and highlight some tips from our, and your colleagues’, experiences on what makes a competitive SSHRC Insight Grant application.

We look forward to seeing you there!

2) Update on the CIHR Foundation Grant program 

Dr. Michael Strong announced that CIHR has decided to sunset the Foundation Grant program. The 2018-19 competition will still proceed as planned, however, and successful applicants will still receive their grants in full. Furthermore, those individuals who currently hold a Foundation Grant will continue exactly as planned, with no reduction in their funding levels.

Upcoming Events

Webinar – Weaving Indigenous Wellbeing, Research, and Ethics: Community and Campus Perspectives in Canada

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 – Thursday, April 25, 2019

More Information →

SSHRC Insight Grant Information Session

When: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 – Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Where: Discovery Centre Room 482 MacOdrum Library

More Information →

Carleton International Information Session – Funded Research Opportunities in Germany for Canadian Researchers.

When: Wednesday, May 08, 2019 – Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Where: 510 Tory Building

More Information →

Check out Carleton Scholar for more upcoming information sessions, workshops and other resources pertaining to research success!

Please contact us if you have any questions.