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CORIS Newsletter

In This Week's Issue

  • Announcements
    • cuResearch System Upgrade
    • CIHR Project Grant Facilitated Online Session Webinars
    • NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop
    • SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop
  • Funding Opportunities from OMAFRA, IDRC and MEDA and Grand Challenges Canada
  • Internal and external deadlines


cuResearch System Upgrade

Please note that on Thursday, August 17, 2017 the cuResearch system will be undergoing an update and will be unavailable for the day. Please refrain from submitting or editing new checklists, protocols and/or approving projects (if authorized) on this day.

CIHR Project Grant Facilitated Online Session Webinars

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 (English and French)
  • Wednesday August 30, 2017 (French)
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017 (English)
  • Thursday, September 07, 2017 (French)
  • Friday, September 08, 2017 (English)

Click here for the full list of webinars and links to register for them.

NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop

The faculty of Engineering and Design, the faculty of Science, along with CORIS will be hosting a Discovery Grant Workshop which will include:

  • A brief overview of the evaluation process
  • The components of the application with recommendations on how to prepare a winning application
  •  Q&A with a panel of past and present NSERC Evaluation Committee members.

RSVP here for this event.

SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop

Faculty members are invited to work on, share and receive strategic feedback to improve key, but often overlooked, sections necessary for a competitive and compelling SSHRC Insight Grant. Specifically, this workshop will address how to use these sections to effectively meet the three evaluation criteria of Challenge, Feasibility, and Capability. Applicants are encouraged to bring along printed drafts, laptops, and other working materials to receive and give feedback. Research Facilitators and Associate Deans of Research will also be available to answer questions and review files.

RSVP here for this event.


Funding Opportunities

OMAFRA: 2017-2018 Quebec-Ontario Cooperation for Agri-Food Research Competition

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

One of the aims of the Ontario-Quebec Trade and Cooperation Agreement is to improve the competitive position of the agriculture and agri-processing sectors. Both provinces recognize the mutual benefits of developing common responses to the challenges facing these sectors. The Ministère de l’Agriculture, des...

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IDRC Research Awards 2018

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

The Agriculture and Food Security program is looking for a research award recipient to conduct research on the opportunities and benefits of climate smart agriculture to smallholder farmers in the context of the climate change/agriculture/water nexus. Eligibility Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing a...

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IDRC & MEDA Call for Proposals: INNOVATE

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

The INNOVATE Call for Proposals seeks applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions (i) to pilot a Non-Traditional Finance (NTF) product/service focused on rapid testing and learning OR (ii) to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives...

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Grand Challenges Canada: Saving Brains – Round 6

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

With the ultimate goal of increasing human capital and tackling existing inequalities, Saving Brains seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner. Funding is open to innovative solutions that address the risk factors facing...

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Upcoming Deadlines

Internal Deadlines:

August 15, 2017: CIHR: Planning & Dissemination Grants – Institute/Initiative…

August 24, 2017: John Templeton Foundation: Core Funding Areas 

August 24, 2017: The Heart and Stroke Foundation: Grants-in-Aid Program

External Deadlines:

August 15, 2017: CIHR Project Grant (Registration)

August 15, 2017: The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) Cancer…

August 16, 2017: ELRHA Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)…

August 17, 2017: Institute of Education Sciences: Education Research Grants

August 18, 2017: ACS: Ignition Grant Program for Chemistry and Engineering…

August 21, 2017: OMAFRA Call for Letters of Intent: 2017-2018 Food Safety…

August 21, 2017: Russell Sage Foundation Call for Proposals: Immigration…

August 22, 2017: CIHR: Planning & Dissemination Grants – Institute/Initiative…

August 25, 2017: NSERC Discovery Frontiers

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

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.