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CORIS Newsletter

In This Week's Issue

  • Upcoming NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant Information Session
  • Funding Opportunities from: the National Geographic Society and Biodiversa
  • Internal and external deadlines

REMINDER: Upcoming tri-agency opportunities are fast approaching. For those applying, please do not forget to submit a cuResearch checklist before the deadline.

  • NSERC RTI (October 25)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant (November 1)

Upcoming SOSCIP IBM Watson Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 (11am – 1pm)

This Lunch & Learn session (complimentary lunch provided) will highlight how researchers can harness the power of cognitive computing through the SOSCIP IBM Watson platform, introduce you to the SOSCIP collaborative research project model, and equip researchers with the tools and support required to drive a successful SOSCIP IBM Watson research project.

For more information and to register, click here.

Upcoming Events

Information Session: NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Where: 2017 Dunton Tower

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Funding Opportunities

National Geographic Society Request for Proposals: Documenting Human Migrations

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017

Humans have been migratory since the origins of our species. Whether enticed by new opportunities or driven by conflict, we have come to occupy nearly the entire surface of the globe through both incremental movements overland as well as dramatic journeys across the open seas. Today, as in the past, migration is a...

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National Geographic Society Request for Proposals: Sustainable Cities

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017

As the global population heads toward nine billion people by 2040, urban areas are facing increased pressure to provide services for ever-growing numbers of inhabitants. Cities create new ecosystems of human production and consumption that can provide great efficiencies in resource distribution (e.g., mass transit is...

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National Geographic Society Request for Proposals: Changing Polar Systems

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017

As global temperatures rise and polar ice melts, polar environments have become some of the most rapidly changing on Earth. Yet, public understanding of these changes largely amounts to “ice is melting,” which trivializes and often masks the complex interactions between terrestrial and marine life in these areas....

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Biodiversa 2017-2018 Joint Call: Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017

The call aims at supporting proposals that explicitly address a scenario dimension, taking into account the following definition of scenarios: “Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services are the outputs of the combination of scenarios of indirect drivers and direct drivers — such as land use change, invasive...

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Upcoming Deadlines (October 23 - November 6)



For a complete overview of current funding opportunity deadlines, please visit our calendar.

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