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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
    • Deadline changes to 2018 Banting Postdoc Fellowships
  • Funding Opportunities from the British Council, the World Water Council and the Michael J. Fox Foundation
  • 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)

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.

Deadline Changes to 2018 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Please check the post for the upcoming Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship applications for changes in deadlines for internal reviews, feedback and full application submission to sponsor.

Funding Opportunities

British Council: Cultural Protection Fund Small Grants

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017

In partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the British Council has launched a new £30 million fund to help to create sustainable opportunities for economic and social development through building capacity to foster, safeguard and promote cultural heritage affected by conflict overseas....

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World Water Council: King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017

Jointly established by the Kingdom of Morocco and the World Water Council, this Prize pays tribute to the memory of His Majesty the late King Hassan II, and to his strategic vision for His country’s sustainable integrated water resources management, in addressing the Kingdom’s water security. The Prize is...

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation: Pre-Proposals and Proposals for 2018 Parkinson’s Research Funding

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is currently accepting pre-proposals from both academic and industry researchers for their three core funding programs and one targeted grant opportunity: Target Advancement (TA): build robust evidence to rationalize biological pathways and targets for further translation into new...

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Upcoming Deadlines

Internal Deadlines:

August 8, 2017: The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

August 9, 2017: ELRHA Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)…

August 10, 2017: Institute of Education Sciences: Education Research Grants

August 11, 2017: ACS: Ignition Grant Program for Chemistry and Engineering…

August 14, 2017: OMAFRA Call for Letters of Intent: Food Safety Research Program

August 14, 2017: Russell Sage Foundation Call for Proposals: Immigration…

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

External Deadlines:

August 8, 2017: CIHR Foundation Grant (Registration)

August 10, 2017: Weston Brain Institute Canada: Rapid Response – PD

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…

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.