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CORIS Newsletter

In This Week's Issue

• An upcoming NSERC Engage/CRD Workshop for Researchers

• An upcoming event on Research Data Management for Researchers

• An image contest from NSERC for students

• An opportunity from CIHR for Early Career Investigators

• An update from CIHR on the Project Grant and Foundation Grant

• A Training Course on Research Impact Assessment

• Funding opportunities from NSERC, CIHR, CIRA, and Grand Challenges Canada.


Upcoming Events

NSERC ‘Transitioning from Engage to CRD’ Workshop

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Where: 1304 Dunton Tower

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Research Data Management Event

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Where: 2017 Dunton Tower

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NSERC: Science Exposed Contest

Science Exposed is a contest organized by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and devoted exclusively to images of scientific research, in all fields of study. In 2016, NSERC was proud to collaborate with the Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) and open La preuve par l’image to candidates all across Canada.

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CIHR Opportunity for Early Career Investigators

CIHR is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot observer program for early career investigators (ECIs) to participate in the peer review process of the Project Grant: Fall 2016 competition.  This pilot observer program will help CIHR and the College Chairs develop a more formal mentorship program within the College of Reviewers. CIHR is now accepting expressions of interest from ECIs who wish to gain peer-review experience by participating in this pilot observer program.

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CIHR Update on the Project Grant and Foundation Grant

In a video, Dr. Jeff Latimer, CIHR’s Associate Vice-President, answers questions from the research community regarding the Project Grant and Foundation Grant competitions. He answers questions about peer review quality, engaging early career investigators, competition schedules and gender bias.

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Training Course on Research Impact Assessment

Alberta Innovates is pleased to host the third regional Training Course on Research Impact Assessment from March 5-8, 2017 in Banff, Alberta.  Participants in this practical course will learn how to put research and innovation impact assessments into practice.  Through the course, Alberta Innovates in helping build local expertise for global competitiveness in assessment the impact of research and innovation.

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Funding Opportunities

NSERC CREATE (Collaborative Research and Training Experience)

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020

The NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the development of innovative training programs that: encourage collaborative and integrative approaches, and address significant...

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NSERC Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan Program

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan provide Canadian graduate students in the natural sciences and engineering with first-hand research experience in an international setting. The primary goals of this program are to introduce students to science and engineering in Taiwan through a research laboratory environment, and...

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CIHR Team Grant: More Years, Better Lives

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017

The Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) “More Years, Better Lives – The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change” seeks to enhance coordination and collaboration between European and national research programmes related to demographic change. This funding opportunity “Aging and place in a digitising...

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CIRA’s Community Investment Program

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, through this grant program, will make strategic investments in Internet related community projects consistent with CIRA’s Strategic Plan. In addition, the projects selected will need to demonstrate their ability to support one of the fundamental tenets of the...

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Grand Challenges Canada: Saving Lives at Birth

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017

United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), UK’s Department of International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have joined together...

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Upcoming Deadlines

Internal Deadlines:

January 23, 2017: Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund

January 24, 2017: CIHR Training Grant: Indigenous Mentorship Network…

January 25, 2017: NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (LOI)

January 25, 2017: Parkinson Canada Basic Research Fellowship Program

January 25, 2017: Parkinson Canada New Investigator Award Program

January 25, 2017: Parkinson Canada Pilot Project Program

January 25, 2017: SSHRC Connection Grants

January 26, 2017: European Commission Erasmus+

January 26, 2017: Nuffield Foundation Grants for Research and Innovation

January 27, 2017: SSHRC Insight Development Grants

January 30, 2017: Institut Mittag-Leffler Research Program Grants

January 30, 2017: Ontario-Jiangsu Industrial Research and Development Program

January 31, 2017: Australia Council for the Arts: Arts Project Program

External Deadlines:

January 23, 2017: CIHR Operating Grant: Modelling Knowledge on Population…

January 24, 2017: CIHR Travel Awards

January 25, 2017: Mitacs Elevate (LOI)

January 30, 2017: Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund

January 31, 2017: CIHR Training Grant: Indigenous Mentorship Network…

February 1, 2017: NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (LOI)

February 1, 2017: SSHRC Connection Grants

February 3, 2017: SSHRC Insight Development Grants


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