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Important à savoir: 
 

Possibilités de financement

 

Association of Commonwealth Universities – Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants Program

Internal Deadline: October 30th, 2020

Agency Deadline: November 13th, 2020

Please note that applications are due at the agency by 11:59pm GMT on Friday November 13, 2020.


CALL FOR PROPOSALS – SSHRC PARTNERSHIP GRANTS – 2021 COMPETITION

Internal Deadline: November 23, 2020

Agency Deadline: February 15, 2021 

For more information and to set up a one-on-one meeting contact Emma Doran, SIRI Specialist, at edoran@yorku.ca. 


Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) Stage 3

Internal Deadline: October 16, 2020

Agency Deadline: November 16, 2020 

Please return completed excel spreadsheets to Alyson Nemeth (anemeth4@yorku.ca) by 9:00am on Monday November 16 2020.


NSERC Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling (EIDM) Initiative

Agency Deadline:26 October, 2020

Please note that the EOI is due at the agency by Monday October 26 2020. Submission is through the NSERC secure site. There are a number of internal and agency deadlines for this competition.


Updated CIHR Spreadsheet

Due to the large volume of RFAs, the Office of Research Services has created a simplified Excel spreadsheet that will make it easier for researchers to locate the funding call that is most appropriate to their research area.  To view the spreadsheet, please click on the link below.  You will be required to enter your Passport York userid and password for YU Link to gain access to the spreadsheet. If the link below does not take you directly to Passport York, please copy and paste the link into your web browser. 

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1221386/CIHR+CFA+September+29%2C+2020/1a0d350e-9a12-45fb-898a-e140a546d151 

Alternatively, you may contact ORS at research@yorku.ca to send you the file as an attachment. 


CIFAR Solution Networks – Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for AI governance in low-middle income countries

Internal Deadline: Oct 19, 2020

Agency Deadline: Nov 02, 2020

The EOI is due at the agency by 11:59pm EST Monday November 2, 2020 and the Full Proposal is due at the agency by 11:59pm EST Sunday January 17, 2021

OCE/NSERC PARTNERSHIP – VOUCHER FOR INNOVATION AND PRODUCTIVITY (VIP) PROGRAM

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) recently announced a new partnership stream with the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) relating to the Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) Program.  This opportunity allows researchers to access NSERC (Alliance or Engage), Mitacs (Accelerate) and OCE (VIP) through a single application process. A summary is provided below. 

Objectives 

  • To help companies develop, implement and commercialize technical innovations by supporting partnerships between Ontario’s industry and publicly funded post-secondary institutions   
  • To generate economic benefit for companies in Ontario (including job creation/retention, new revenue generation, investment attraction, cost savings, value chain development, in the short-to-medium term (e.g., within three years of project completion) 

OCE-NSERC Co-Funding 

  • Supports R&D collaborations between companies and publicly funded universities 
  • Supports projects with budgets under $100K 

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:  

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12 

For further information on this program, eligibility and other criteria, please consult the following link: 

https://www.oce-ontario.org/programs/voucher-for-innovation-and-productivity-(vip) 


Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) Stage 3

Internal Deadline: Oct 13, 2020

Agency Deadline: Nov 15, 2020

Return completed excel spreadsheets to Alyson Nemeth (anemeth4@yorku.ca) by 9:00am on Tuesday, October 13

Mitacs Accelerate Program – Call for Projects with Municipalities

Deadlines

Application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for full review  Monday, October 19, 2020 
Final application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required review  by 9:00am on Thursday, October 29, 2020 
Full application due at agency  Monday, November 2, 2020 

2021 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) Competition

ORS Deadline: October 23rd, 2020

Agency Deadline: November 6th, 2020

Agency deadline is by 11:59pm EST on Friday, November 6, 2020

ORS Deadline: September 28th, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 13th, 2020


Association of Commonwealth Universities Fellowships

ORS Deadline: September 29th, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 14th, 2020

Applications are due by 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Mitacs Accelerate Program – Call for Projects with Municipalities

Deadlines

Application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for full review  Monday, October 19, 2020 
Final application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required review  by 9:00am on Thursday, October 29, 2020 
Full application due at agency  Monday, November 2, 2020 

2021 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) Competition

ORS Deadline: October 23rd, 2020

Agency Deadline: November 6th, 2020

Agency deadline is by 11:59pm EST on Friday, November 6, 2020

ORS Deadline: September 28th, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 13th, 2020


Association of Commonwealth Universities Fellowships

ORS Deadline: September 29th, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 14th, 2020

Applications are due by 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

COVID-19 Immunity Task Force – Request for Expressions of Interest: COVID-19 Hot Spots

Deadlines 

EOI and fully completed and signed ORS checklist due at ORS for required review  By 9:00am on Thursday, September 17, 2020 
EOI due at agency  Monday, September 21, 2020 
Final revised proposal due at ORS for full review  Friday, October 9, 2020 
Final revised proposal and fully completed and signed ORS checklist due at ORS for required review  By 9:00am on Thursday, October 22, 2020 
Final revised proposal due at agency (by invitation only)  Monday, October 26, 2020 

 

Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines. 

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:  

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12 

For more information on this funding opportunity, please visit the following link: 

https://www.covid19immunitytaskforce.ca/research/funding-opportunities/ 


France-Canada Research Foundation (FCRF) – New Scientific Collaboration Support Program

 

Deadlines 

Application due at ORS for full review  By 10:00 am on Friday, October 30, 2020 
Electronic submission due at agency AND to ORS  By 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Friday, November 13, 2020 

 

Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines. 

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:  

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12 

For more information on this funding opportunity, please visit the following link: 

 https://francecanadaculture.org/launch-of-the-2021-call-for-proposals-of-the-france-canada-research-fund/ 


Ontario Ministry of Education – Guide to Remote Learning for Students with Special Education Needs

Deadlines 

Application due at ORS for full review  Friday, September 18, 2020 
Final application and fully completed and signed ORS checklist due at ORS for required review  By 9:00am on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 
Application due at agency  By 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020 

 Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines. 

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:  

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12 

For more information and how to apply, please consult the attached documents. 


Simons Foundation Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards

Deadlines 

Letter of Intent (LOI) due at ORS for full review   Thursday, October 22, 2020 
Submission of Reference Letters to agency  by 5:00pm Eastern Time on Friday, October 30, 2020  
LOI and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required review  By 9:00am on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 
LOI due at agency   by 5:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, November 5, 2020  
Full application due at ORS for full review  Thursday, February 4, 2021 
Full Application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required review  By 9:00 am on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 
Full application due at agency (by invitation only)  Friday, February 19, 2021  

 

Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines. 

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:  

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12 

For more information on this funding opportunity, please visit the following link: 

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/grant/simons-early-career-investigator-in-marine-microbial-ecology-and-evolution-awards/ 


Canadian Hemophilia Society Research Programs – Call for Applications

Application due at ORS for full review: Monday, 02, 2020

Application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for required review: 9 am, Thursday, 2020

 Agency Deadline: Monday, November 16th, 2020

Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines. 

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:  

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12

 

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) recently announced the 2021 Call for Applications to the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program.  A summary is provided below. 

Objectives 

This program provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. 

Scholars’ research interest must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.  

Internal Deadline: October 16, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 30, 2020

Notes: Please note that applications are due at the agency by 11:59 pm Pacific Time on October 30, 2020.

Canada Council for the Arts – 2021 Molson Prize Competition

 

Agency Deadline: September 17, 2020

Notes: Please Note: If you are planning to submit a nomination, please contact  Reagan Brown at Rbrown@glendon.yorku.ca and Abby Vogus at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss how the SIRI team can support it.


 

Ontario Ministry of Transportation Call for Proposals: 2020-2021 Road Safety Research Partnership Program

ORS Deadline: September 03, 2020

Agency Deadline: September 17, 2020

Notes: Please note that applications are due at the agency by 11:59 pm EST on Thursday September 17, 2020

CIHR Project Grant Program

The CIHR Project Grant Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 Project Grant competition and registration is open until September 16, 2020

For further details on the registration procedure, please consult the following web site:
https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/viewOpportunityDetails.do?progCd=11077&language=E&org=CIHR 

 


NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program 2020

ORS Deadline: October 9th, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 26th, 2020


SSHRC Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

ORS Deadline: October 19th, 2020

Agency Deadline: November 2nd, 2020

There are four deadlines – November 2, 2020, February 1, 2021, May 3, 2021, and August 2, 2021


Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board – 2021 Grants Program

ORS Deadline: September 25th, 2020

Agency Deadline: October 9th, 2020

Initial proposal due on Friday, October 9, 2020 before 11:59pm (EST) and detailed proposal due on Monday, February 22, 2021 (by invitation only)


The W. Garfield Weston Foundation – Brain Health: Lifestyle Approaches and Microbiome Contributions

ORS Deadline: Nov 11, 2020

Agency Deadline: Nov 25, 2020

LOI is due November 25, 2020 and full application is due April 15, 2021 ( by invitation only)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – SSHRC PARTNERSHIP GRANTS – 2021 COMPETITION

ORS Deadline: Nov 23, 2020

Agency Deadline: Feb 15, 2021

For more information and to set up a one-on-one meeting contact Diana Frasca, SIRI Specialist, at dfrasca@yorku.ca. 


Sloan Research Fellowships

Agency Deadline: September 15th, 2020

The SIRI team is available to support nominations. Please contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss timelines and how the team can assist.


Guggenheim Fellowships

Agency Deadline: September 14th, 2020

Anticipated Foundation deadline: Mid-September 2020. The new cycle will be announced in August, which is a one-month delay from the normal cycle. Typically applications are due around September 15. Please contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss timelines and available supports.


Canada Gairdner Awards

Agency Deadline: October 01, 2020

If you are interested in submitting a nomination, please contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist at avogus@yorku.ca.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – SSHRC PARTNERSHIP GRANTS – 2021 COMPETITION

ORS Deadline: Nov 23, 2020

Agency Deadline: Feb 15, 2021

For more information and to set up a one-on-one meeting contact Diana Frasca, SIRI Specialist, at dfrasca@yorku.ca. 


Sloan Research Fellowships

Agency Deadline: September 15th, 2020

The SIRI team is available to support nominations. Please contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss timelines and how the team can assist.


Guggenheim Fellowships

Agency Deadline: September 14th, 2020

Anticipated Foundation deadline: Mid-September 2020. The new cycle will be announced in August, which is a one-month delay from the normal cycle. Typically applications are due around September 15. Please contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss timelines and available supports.


Canada Gairdner Awards

Agency Deadline: October 01, 2020

If you are interested in submitting a nomination, please contact Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist at avogus@yorku.ca.

Appel de synthèse des connaissances «Compétenc es et travail à l’ère de l’économie nu mérique »

Le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (CRSH), en collaboration avec le Centre des Compétences futures, lance un concours de subventions de synthèse des connaissances afin de cerner l’état de la recherche sur le thème de « Compétences et travail à l’ère de l’économie numérique. »

Le travail à l’ère de l’économie numérique est l’un des 16 défis mondiaux de demain identifiés en 2018 dans le cadre de l’initiative Imaginer l’avenir du Canada du CRSH. Travailler à l’ère de l’économie numérique est également un objectif majeur pour le nouveau Centre des compétences futures du Canada, un centre de recherche et de collaboration tourné vers l’avenir qui se consacre à préparer les Canadiens à réussir sur le marché du travail et à répondre aux besoins émergents des employeurs en matière de talents.

La date limite de présentation des demandes est le 3 septembre 2020. Pour de plus amples renseignements au sujet de l’appel de propositions, veuillez communiquer avec nous à l’adresse suivante : ksg-ssc@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca.


 

NSERC PromoScience Program – Call for Applications

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has released a Call for Applications for the NSERC PromoScience Program.  This program offers financial support for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering to Canada’s young people, particularly to groups such as girls and Indigenous peoples that are under-represented in scientific and engineering careers.

Objective

To support hands-on learning experiences for young students and their science teachers.  Grants may be used to cover improvements to program content or delivery, as well as for new programs and activities.  Grants can also be used to cover operational costs such as salaries, travel, postage, materials and supplies, provided that they relate to the promotion of science and engineering.

Click here to know more:

NSERC PromoScience Program – Call for Applications


SHASTRI COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE GRANT (SCPRG): CALL FOR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS 

Objectives

  • To conduct joint India-Canada research (virtually) from all domain of knowledge inclusive of STEM, Humanities  & Social Sciences and Arts and provide solutions to deal with both the immediate and long-term effects of the global crisis in terms of building new devices, creating new knowledge, development of a vaccine, new methods of treatment & diagnosis, and ways of dealing with the socio-economic and psychosocial consequences of the outbreak, so as to address the urgency created by Covid-19.
  • To build on the strengths of diverse and interdisciplinary teams of Indian and Canadian member institutions of SICI, of two or more researchers, to meet the assigned goals.

Eligibility

The applicant and co-applicant should be a full-time faculty member of a Canadian or Indian member institution.

Overhead

 Not applicable

Value

INR 20 lakhs each grant is admissible to the bi-national teams from SICI’s member institutions in India and Canada

Duration

1 year

Click here for more information and to apply

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Exploration Stream Competition

The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) recently launched the 2020 Exploration stream competition. The Convergence Portal is now open for submission of a Notification of Intent (NOIs). A summary is provided below.

New this year, the competition has only 2 stages:

  1. Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) stage
  2. Full Application stage

In preparation for the NOI deadline, NFRF is offering the following webinars:

July 7th – 2020 Exploration NOI – French

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time

Meeting link – Event password: kpQPBsTv728

July 7th – 2020 Exploration NOI – English

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time

Meeting link – Event password: SWrPUuX93C8 

Objective

The objective of the Exploration stream is to support high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research.  It seeks to inspire projects that bring disciplines together in unexpected ways and from bold, innovative perspectives.  With the Exploration stream, there is recognition that innovation often carries risk; proposals for high-risk research projects that have the potential to deliver game-changing impacts are strongly encouraged.

Exploration stream grants support projects that:

  • bring disciplines together beyond traditional disciplinary or common interdisciplinary approaches;
  • propose to explore something new, which might fail; and
  • have the potential for significant impact.

Projects must be interdisciplinary. The nominated principal investigator and team members (if applicable) can be from any discipline, but the proposed research project must include elements from at least two different disciplines (as defined by a group-level classification based on the Canadian Research and Development Classification).

 

Value

Up to $125,000 per year (including indirect costs)

Indirect Costs

Researchers must include 25% in indirect costs in their applications on top of the direct costs of research. The 25% of indirect costs will be used by the university to cover indirect costs driven by your project and will be managed as per the Research Support Fund under the SHARP budget model and will not be available to the applicants to spend.

 

Duration

Up to 2 years

Deadlines

  • Copy of NOI along with a  completed and fully signed ORS Checklist are due at ORS no later than 9:00am on Monday, August 17, 2020, in order for ORS to provide institutional approval and forward your NOI to NFRF by the August 18th agency deadline
  • NOI due at agency – Tuesday, August 18, 2020
  • Application due at ORS for full review – Monday, October 5, 2020
  • Final application and fully signed ORS Checklist are due at ORS for required review no later than 12noon on Thursday, October 15, 2020 in order for ORS to provide institutional approval and forward your application to NFRF for October 20th deadline
  • Application due at agency – Tuesday, October 20, 2020

All competition documents are now available on NFRF’s website

https://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/nfrf-fnfr/exploration/2020/competition-concours-eng.aspx

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/documents/20182/1241545/Electronic+submission+of+res+apps+and+ORS+Checklists+Maqy+2020/6132a1da-89e2-472c-876b-b54431281e12

CIHR Operating Grant: COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery

*PLEASE NOTE THE SHORT DEADLINE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY**

Please forward this email to all York University faculty members in your unit.

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently announced an Operating Grant: COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery.  This funding opportunity is part of the Government of Canada’s continued rapid response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Click here to know more

COVID-19 Global South Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation ProgramResearch consortia and individual organizations may apply, with preference in selection for those based in Low and Middle Income countries.

For the purposes of this call, research consortia are defined as multidisciplinary research collaborations and networks made up of multiple organizations. Preference will be given to research consortia that demonstrate an ability to work across different contexts and directly with governments. Please note that more than 50% of organizations in a consortium must be based in low- and middle-income countries.

Deadline: June 28, 2020 by 23:45 (EDT)COVID-AI_-_Call_Document_-_Eng

Call for proposals-2020 Canada-China Initiatives Fund

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) invites applications from York University faculty and graduate students for the 2020 Canada-China Initiatives Fund call for proposals.

Founded in 2019, the Canada-China Initiatives Fund (CCIF) was created to support scholarly exchanges and research on modern (i.e. post 1911) and contemporary China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and their global outreach or Canada-China linkages, or the experiences of the Chinese-Canadian community.  

Click here to know more. 

Fulbright Opportunities for Canadian Scholars in the US for academic year 2021/2022

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs Program

This program enables Canadian citizens who are exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals to conduct research, develop collaborations, guest lecture and/or teach at select American universities and research centres, normally for one semester, though this may be extended to a full academic year. 

The submission deadline to the agency is Sunday, November 15, 2020

 Value

The award ranges from US $25,000 to US$50,000.  Basic health insurance is also provided, along with visa services and on campus support. Enrichment opportunities are available through the Fulbright Mobility Initiative in Canada and the Outreach Lecturing Fund in the United States. Faculty sabbatical, leave-of-absence, or retirement pay may be used concurrently with Fulbright support.

Click here to view the Call for Application:

Fulbright Opportunities for Canadian Scholars in the US for academic year 2021/2022

For further information on the Research Chairs Program, please visit:

https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars/visiting-chairs-program.html


Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS) COVID-19 Challenge

The Department of National Defense and the Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF) is inviting COVID-19 related proposals through its Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security (MINDS) program.  A summary of the program is provided below. 

Objectives

  • To help the Defence Team analyze, understand, and learn from the pandemic
  • To funds projects such as conferences, roundtables, workshops, research, and publications.

Proposals should consider how COVID-19 mitigation measures will impact their project’s feasibility and ways they can use virtual collaboration. 

Applications must be relevant and align with the MINDS COVID-19 Challenge Questions.

Value

Maximum of $10K 

Duration

N/A

Deadlines

Full proposal due at ORS for full review Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Final proposal and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required review by 9:00 am Monday, June 29, 2020
Full proposal due at agency Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm (EST) on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

 

Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/

For more information or to apply, please visit:

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/programs/minds/current-opportunities.html

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John Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing – Call for Projects

The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) at the Bloomberg School of Public Health is soliciting projects to help accelerate the discovery of mechanisms, medicines and vaccines for coronaviruses.  A summary is provided below. 

Objective

To centralize the information and stimulate the funding of the development of non-animal, human biology-based models to help coordinate and accelerate response to emerging pandemics in the future.

Examples of acceptable projects could include providing mechanistic understanding of in vitro responses to coronaviruses in human cells, screening of potential drugs and vaccines in human relevant cell models, AI tools to detect new treatments, etc.

Value

Up to $40K

Required Overhead

15%

Duration

Up to 1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS for full review – by 12noon, Friday, April 24, 2020

Submission to ORS of full application plus completed and signed ORS checklist – no later than 12noon on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Submission to agency – Thursday, April 30, 2020 by 11:59pm (EDT)

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please consult the following website:

https://caat.jhsph.edu/programs/grants/covid19.html

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


Facebook Economic Impact of Digital Technologies Request for Proposals

Facebook recently issued a Request for Proposals for projects that address the economic impact of digital technologies.  A summary is provided below. 

Value

$50K – $100K

Required Overhead

5%

Duration

1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS for full review – Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Submission to agency – Wednesday, May 20, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. EDT

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please consult the following website:

https://research.fb.com/programs/research-awards/proposals/economic-impact-of-digital-technologies-request-for-proposals/

Objective

  • To support projects that address the economic consequences and implications of developing digital technologies for small businesses
  • To support broader research efforts on the topic of economic impact of digital technologies

CIHR Operating Grant : COVID-19 May 2020 Rapid Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently announced an Operating Grant funding opportunity: COVID-19 May 2020 Rapid Research.  This funding opportunity is part of the Government of Canada’s continued rapid response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. A summary is provided below. 

Objective are to:

  • Accelerate the availability of high-quality and real-time evidence to support Canada’s rapid response to the global pandemic in order to better prevent, detect, treat and manage COVID-19;
  •  Develop, test, and study the implementation of effective interventions to prevent, detect, treat, and manage COVID-19 at the individual and/or population levels by reorienting or amplifying existing research platforms, networks, and trials as well as funding new research projects within existing and established research infrastructure;
  •  Enable Canadian engagement and coordination in national and international large-scale trials and better enable harmonized data collection, sharing of data, quasi-experimental and observational studies, and rapid large-scale evaluation of impact;
  •  Provide evidence to inform clinical and health system management and public health response, and/or decision-making and planning within and across jurisdictions in Canada and internationally; and
  • Enhance local, national and/or international collaborative efforts, including in low- and middle-income countries, to mitigate the rapid spread of COVID-19 and related negative consequences.

Duration

Clinical Trial research – 1 year

All other types of research – 1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS – Monday, May 4, 2020

Submission to agency – Monday, May 11, 2020

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following website:

https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?all=1&masterList=true&next=1&prog=3309&resultCount=25&sort=program&type=EXACT&view=currentOpps&language=E#objective

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has issued a call for diagnostic research projects under the Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI).  A summary is provided below. 

 Objective

  • To provide support for innovation in rapid and accurate patient testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and other diagnostic solutions to mitigate future outbreaks.
  • To offer technical support and provide AWS promotional credits to support the use of AWS services to advance diagnostic research

Deadlines

Submission to ORS – Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Submission to agency – Tuesday, June 30, 2020

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following website:

https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/nonprofits/disaster-response/diagnostic-dev-initiative/

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


Vale COVID-19 Challenge

Vale is joining the fight against COVID-19 by inviting researchers to submit proposals to the Vale COVID-19 Challenge. A summary is provided below.

Objective

To support low to zero-cost solutions that can be deployed to the end-user within 15 (fifteen) days from the approval date.

For this challenge, Vale is looking for solutions that can:

  • Allow access to reliable information;
  • Leverage existing data to improve what we know about the virus;
  • Immediately help protect people involved in essential services;
  • Help guarantee the supply of protective equipment;
  • Allow basic access to sanitation and hygiene;
  • Provide geographical reference of people affected by COVID-19;
  • Identify risk zones; and
  • Improve isolation areas.

Please see the following document for more details:

http://www.vale.com/PT/sustainability/Documents/covid-19-desafio/Call%20out%20Canada_2020.pdf

Overhead

Not eligible

Value

  • Up to US $200K
  • Access to other partners
  • Access to Vale’s AIC (Artificial Intelligence Center)

Duration

Approximately 15 days

Deadlines

Submission of application to ORS – by 9:00am on Thursday, April 9, 2020

Submission of application to agency – April 9, 2020

For more information on this funding opportunity and to apply, please visit the following link:

http://www.vale.com/canada/EN/sustainability/Pages/covid-19-challenge.aspx

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


 Urgent Call – New Ontario Funding for COVID-19 research

IMPORTANT UPDATE

York University has been asked to advise our researchers submitting research applications to this call to submit as follows:

1 – submissions for research projects should be made through the IDEAS stream: https://www.ontario.ca/form/submit-your-ideas-to-help-fight-coronavirus

2 – the name of the proposal should include the word RESEARCH

3 – applicants must include the name of their institution (select Organization and put York University)

The following funding opportunity requires quick action. 

The Government of Canada is working closely with the Ontario government to minimize the health, economic, and social impacts of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), by making sustained investments in Ontario’s universities and colleges. One of the key initiatives include $20 million in research and innovation funding to develop tools and resources to combat COVID19 and related diseases by leveraging the strengths of Ontario’s world-class research institutions, industry and non-profit scientific partners.

The Ontario government invites researchers to submit innovative ideas and solutions to support its response to COVID-19.

For more information on this initiative, please visit the following website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-your-organization-can-help-fight-coronavirus.

All applications should be submitted through MCU Portal:

https://www.ontario.ca/form/submit-your-ideas-to-help-fight-coronavirus

Deadlines

Submission of application to ORS – by 9:00am on day of submission to the agency

Submission of application to agency – as soon as possible

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here: https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


FUNDER DEADLINE EXTENDED – NSERC EWR MEMORIAL STEACIE FELLOWSHIP

NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships are awarded to enhance the career development of outstanding and highly promising university faculty who are earning a strong international reputation for original research. For further context, potential applicants and/or nominators are encouraged to view past winners.

Please note that this year’s competition has changed significantly from previous years. Self-nominations are now permitted, which, along with changes in the evaluation and eligibility criteria, are designed to promote equity, diversity and inclusion. Please see the attached memo for further details on how equity, diversity and inclusion will be taken into account in the internal nomination process.

Relevant Deadlines 

April 10, 2020 Faculties submit internal nominations to VPRI

Late April MAAC Review

Late April VPRI decisions and feedback provided to nominees

July 2 Final submission to ORS

July 5 (July 7 is a Sunday) NSERC deadline


NEW DEADLINE – Canadian Cancer Society: 2020 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Competition

The Cancer Research Society recently announced that the deadline to submit applications to the upcoming Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition has been postponed to May 22, 2020, 11:59 pm (EST).

  

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The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) recently announced the launch of its 2020 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of Canadian researchers.  Further details are provided below.   

Objectives

To support future generation of Canadian researchers.

The award consists of two part covering a period of three years:

Part 1

This is a post-doctoral salary award for a candidate finishing his/her fellowship.  The candidate must have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training when he/she will accept the salary award on September 1st.

Part 2

This is an operating grant that is awarded once the candidate has obtained a faculty position at a recognized Canadian institution.

Value

Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award – $50K

Part 2: Operating Grant – $75K/year

Duration

Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award – 1 year

Part 2: Operating Grant – 2 years

IMPORTANT: Applying to only one part of the award is prohibited.

Deadlines

Submission of full application to ORS for review – May 8, 2020

Submission of full application to agency – May 22, 2020, 11:59 pm (EST)

If you are interested in applying to this competition, please contact Kim McIntyre, post-doctoral services coordinator, at kimmcint@yorku.ca or extension 22993.

For more information on this funding opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following web page:

https://www.societederecherchesurlecancer.ca/en/researchers/scholarships-for-the-next-generation-of-scientists#apply

WorkplaceNL – 2020 Research Initiatives Program


WorkplaceNL recently announced the deadline for the 2020 Research Initiatives Program has been extended to June 17, 2020.

Objectives

To promote and provide funding for workplace health and safety research to inform innovative, practical, and easy-to-implement solutions that support the prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses or support re-integration into the workplace, post-injury.

For further details on this funding opportunity and how to apply, please consult the following link:

https://workplacenl.ca/about/research/workplacenl-2020-research-initiatives/


CANADA-BRAZIL AWARDS – JOINT RESEARCH PROJECTS


Global Affairs Canada and the Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) of Brazil are offering scholarships to support team-oriented research projects, between Canadian and Brazilian universities.  This program is open to all academic disciplines.  A summary is provided below.

Objective

To support team-oriented research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities collaborating in mutually beneficial areas of research.  The collaborations are expected to result in high quality research that will have an impact in Canada and in Brazil through the mobility of both Canadian and Brazilian research students and Project Leads.

Duration
2 years

Deadlines
Application due at ORS – November 12, 2019
Application due at agency – November 26, 2019 by 11:59 EDT

Please see the following link for further details on this funding opportunity:
https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/brazil-cbjp-brezil.aspx?lang=eng&utm_source=cbie&utm_medium=listserv_out&utm_term=&utm_content=mobile&utm_campaign=cbjrp_20_22_en

CROHN’S AND COLITIS CANADA GRANT-IN-AID OF RESEARCH


Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is accepting applications for its 2020 Grant-in-Aid of Research (GIA) competition. The GIA supports research on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  A summary is provided below.

Objectives

  • To help advance prevention, treatments, health policy and, ultimately find cures
  • To support research projects with a defined objective, conducted by an investigator working alone or in collaboration with others

Value
Up to $125K/year

Duration
Up to 3 years

Deadlines
Notice of Intent due at ORS – Friday, November 8, 2019
Notice of Intent due at agency (mandatory) – Friday, November 22, 2019 by 5:00 pm (EST)
Full application due at ORS – Monday, January 6, 2020
Full application due at agency – Friday, January 17, 2020 by 5:00 pm (EST)

For further information on this funding opportunity, guidelines and how to apply please visit the following link:
https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/Research/IBD-Researchers-and-Health-Care-Providers/apply-for-funding

GERDA HENKEL PRIZE


The Gerda Henkel Foundation’s Board of Trustees has invited individuals and institutions to nominate candidates for the Gerda Henkel Prize 2020. This Prize, valued at €100,000, recognizes outstanding researchers in the disciplines and funding areas supported by the Foundation (primarily historical humanities). 

Both institutions and individuals may nominate candidates; however each institution or individual may nominate only one candidate. Note that self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations must be received by the Gerda Henkel Foundation’s office by 17 January 2020.

Please see the Gerda Henkel Foundation website for full details on eligibility requirements and the nomination process: https://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/en/prize.

Institutional Support for Nomination Development

The Strategic and Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI) team will offer support in the development of nominations. Interested nominees are asked to notify Abby Vogus (by email to avogus@yorku.ca) by November 1, 2019.

 

Contact: Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, avogus@yorku.ca,  ext. 44670.

 

Imperial Oil – University Research Awards Program


Objective
To encourage research at Canadian universities in areas of interest to Imperial Oil’s petroleum, petrochemical and energy resource development businesses. These areas include the fields of engineering, environmental, earth, chemical, and physical sciences.

Awards for specific research projects are made to full-time faculty members to support research work carried out by university students under their direction.

Value
Individual awards are normally available in amounts ranging from $10,000 to $25,000.

Required Overhead
40%

Duration
Awards are made for one year and may be renewed annually for a maximum tenure of three years.

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – December 2, 2019
Submission to agency – December 15, 2019

For complete details on this opportunity and application form, please consult the following web links:
https://www.imperialoil.ca/en-CA/Sustainability/Innovation-and-research/University-Research-Awards#areasOfInterest

 

Fulbright Canada – Call for Applications


Fulbright Canada recently announced a Call for Applications for its Canadian Scholar Awards 2020-2021 Program. This program strengthens binational collaborative research and promotes thoughtful public debate on topics that reflect the broad range of contemporary issues relevant to Canada, the United States and the relationship between the two countries. 

1)Visiting Research Chairs Program

For further information on the Visiting Research Chairs program, please visit:
https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars/visiting-chairs-program-can.html

2)Traditional Fulbright Scholar Award

For further information on the Traditional Fulbright Scholar Awards program, please visit:
https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars/traditional-awards-2.html

CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP)

Value
Up to $25K in development funds if invited to Full Application stage

$4.95M over 6 years

Application Procedure

Phase 1: Letter of Intent – Due December 10, 2019

Phase 2: Full Application (by invitation only) – Due August 27, 20 

Click here to know more about the University’s internal process and the upcoming deadline

2020 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) Competition


The Alzheimer Society is now accepting applications to the 2020 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) competition.  A summary is provided below.

Value and Duration
New Investigator Operating Grants; $200,000 for up to 4 years
Proof of Concept Grants: $100,000 for up to 5 years

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – October 25, 2019
Submission to agency – November 8, 2019, by 11:59 p.m. ET

To obtain further information on this funding opportunity and to access the guidelines and application form, please consult the following links:
https://alzheimer.ca/en/Home/Research/Alzheimer-Society-Research-Program/How-to-apply
https://alzheimer.ca/sites/default/files/files/national/research/2020-asrp-guidelines.pdf

Fonds France Canada pour la Recherche:Appel à candidatures pour le programme « Nouvelles collaborations de recherche » 2020 est lancé !


The Office of Research Services (ORS) recently received information regarding a Call for Proposals (CFP) from the France-Canada Research Foundation (FCRF) regarding its New Scientific Collaboration Support Program.  This CFP is open to all disciplines.  Further details are provided below. 

Value

$8,000 – $15,000 CDN per project for travel and living expenses. 

Important Note: These funds are primarily intended to support the mobility of researchers and their students.  No more than 10% of the total budget can be allocated to equipment or the like.

Duration

2 years 

Deadline

Submission to ORS for administrative review – November 1, 2019

Electronic submission to agency AND to ORS – November 15, 2019 by 23:59, Pacific Time

Canada Council for the Arts – 2020 Molson Prize Competition

The Canada Council for the Arts will soon be accepting nominations for the 2020 Molson Prize competition. A summary is provided below and application materials will be update shortly on the Council’s website.

Value
Each prize is in the amount of $50,000.

Deadline
November 1, 2019

ORS Nomination Support
If you are planning on submitting a nomination, please contact Abby Vogus at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss how the SIRI team can support it.

For more details on this opportunity, please visit the following links:
http://canadacouncil.ca/funding/prizes/molson-prizes.

John Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing – Call for Projects

The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) at the Bloomberg School of Public Health is soliciting projects to help accelerate the discovery of mechanisms, medicines and vaccines for coronaviruses.  A summary is provided below. 

Objective

To centralize the information and stimulate the funding of the development of non-animal, human biology-based models to help coordinate and accelerate response to emerging pandemics in the future.

Examples of acceptable projects could include providing mechanistic understanding of in vitro responses to coronaviruses in human cells, screening of potential drugs and vaccines in human relevant cell models, AI tools to detect new treatments, etc.

Value

Up to $40K

Required Overhead

15%

Duration

Up to 1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS for full review – by 12noon, Friday, April 24, 2020

Submission to ORS of full application plus completed and signed ORS checklist – no later than 12noon on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Submission to agency – Thursday, April 30, 2020 by 11:59pm (EDT)

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please consult the following website:

https://caat.jhsph.edu/programs/grants/covid19.html

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


Facebook Economic Impact of Digital Technologies Request for Proposals

Facebook recently issued a Request for Proposals for projects that address the economic impact of digital technologies.  A summary is provided below. 

Value

$50K – $100K

Required Overhead

5%

Duration

1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS for full review – Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Submission to agency – Wednesday, May 20, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. EDT

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please consult the following website:

https://research.fb.com/programs/research-awards/proposals/economic-impact-of-digital-technologies-request-for-proposals/

Objective

  • To support projects that address the economic consequences and implications of developing digital technologies for small businesses
  • To support broader research efforts on the topic of economic impact of digital technologies

CIHR Operating Grant : COVID-19 May 2020 Rapid Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently announced an Operating Grant funding opportunity: COVID-19 May 2020 Rapid Research.  This funding opportunity is part of the Government of Canada’s continued rapid response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. A summary is provided below. 

Objective are to:

  • Accelerate the availability of high-quality and real-time evidence to support Canada’s rapid response to the global pandemic in order to better prevent, detect, treat and manage COVID-19;
  •  Develop, test, and study the implementation of effective interventions to prevent, detect, treat, and manage COVID-19 at the individual and/or population levels by reorienting or amplifying existing research platforms, networks, and trials as well as funding new research projects within existing and established research infrastructure;
  •  Enable Canadian engagement and coordination in national and international large-scale trials and better enable harmonized data collection, sharing of data, quasi-experimental and observational studies, and rapid large-scale evaluation of impact;
  •  Provide evidence to inform clinical and health system management and public health response, and/or decision-making and planning within and across jurisdictions in Canada and internationally; and
  • Enhance local, national and/or international collaborative efforts, including in low- and middle-income countries, to mitigate the rapid spread of COVID-19 and related negative consequences.

Duration

Clinical Trial research – 1 year

All other types of research – 1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS – Monday, May 4, 2020

Submission to agency – Monday, May 11, 2020

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following website:

https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?all=1&masterList=true&next=1&prog=3309&resultCount=25&sort=program&type=EXACT&view=currentOpps&language=E#objective

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has issued a call for diagnostic research projects under the Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI).  A summary is provided below. 

 Objective

  • To provide support for innovation in rapid and accurate patient testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and other diagnostic solutions to mitigate future outbreaks.
  • To offer technical support and provide AWS promotional credits to support the use of AWS services to advance diagnostic research

Deadlines

Submission to ORS – Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Submission to agency – Tuesday, June 30, 2020

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following website:

https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/nonprofits/disaster-response/diagnostic-dev-initiative/

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


Vale COVID-19 Challenge

Vale is joining the fight against COVID-19 by inviting researchers to submit proposals to the Vale COVID-19 Challenge. A summary is provided below.

Objective

To support low to zero-cost solutions that can be deployed to the end-user within 15 (fifteen) days from the approval date.

For this challenge, Vale is looking for solutions that can:

  • Allow access to reliable information;
  • Leverage existing data to improve what we know about the virus;
  • Immediately help protect people involved in essential services;
  • Help guarantee the supply of protective equipment;
  • Allow basic access to sanitation and hygiene;
  • Provide geographical reference of people affected by COVID-19;
  • Identify risk zones; and
  • Improve isolation areas.

Please see the following document for more details:

http://www.vale.com/PT/sustainability/Documents/covid-19-desafio/Call%20out%20Canada_2020.pdf

Overhead

Not eligible

Value

  • Up to US $200K
  • Access to other partners
  • Access to Vale’s AIC (Artificial Intelligence Center)

Duration

Approximately 15 days

Deadlines

Submission of application to ORS – by 9:00am on Thursday, April 9, 2020

Submission of application to agency – April 9, 2020

For more information on this funding opportunity and to apply, please visit the following link:

http://www.vale.com/canada/EN/sustainability/Pages/covid-19-challenge.aspx

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here:

https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


 Urgent Call – New Ontario Funding for COVID-19 research

IMPORTANT UPDATE

York University has been asked to advise our researchers submitting research applications to this call to submit as follows:

1 – submissions for research projects should be made through the IDEAS stream: https://www.ontario.ca/form/submit-your-ideas-to-help-fight-coronavirus

2 – the name of the proposal should include the word RESEARCH

3 – applicants must include the name of their institution (select Organization and put York University)

The following funding opportunity requires quick action. 

The Government of Canada is working closely with the Ontario government to minimize the health, economic, and social impacts of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), by making sustained investments in Ontario’s universities and colleges. One of the key initiatives include $20 million in research and innovation funding to develop tools and resources to combat COVID19 and related diseases by leveraging the strengths of Ontario’s world-class research institutions, industry and non-profit scientific partners.

The Ontario government invites researchers to submit innovative ideas and solutions to support its response to COVID-19.

For more information on this initiative, please visit the following website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-your-organization-can-help-fight-coronavirus.

All applications should be submitted through MCU Portal:

https://www.ontario.ca/form/submit-your-ideas-to-help-fight-coronavirus

Deadlines

Submission of application to ORS – by 9:00am on day of submission to the agency

Submission of application to agency – as soon as possible

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here: https://research.info.yorku.ca/2020/03/important-news-submission-of-research-applications-and-ors-checklists/


FUNDER DEADLINE EXTENDED – NSERC EWR MEMORIAL STEACIE FELLOWSHIP

NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships are awarded to enhance the career development of outstanding and highly promising university faculty who are earning a strong international reputation for original research. For further context, potential applicants and/or nominators are encouraged to view past winners.

Please note that this year’s competition has changed significantly from previous years. Self-nominations are now permitted, which, along with changes in the evaluation and eligibility criteria, are designed to promote equity, diversity and inclusion. Please see the attached memo for further details on how equity, diversity and inclusion will be taken into account in the internal nomination process.

Relevant Deadlines 

April 10, 2020 Faculties submit internal nominations to VPRI

Late April MAAC Review

Late April VPRI decisions and feedback provided to nominees

July 2 Final submission to ORS

July 5 (July 7 is a Sunday) NSERC deadline


NEW DEADLINE – Canadian Cancer Society: 2020 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Competition

The Cancer Research Society recently announced that the deadline to submit applications to the upcoming Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition has been postponed to May 22, 2020, 11:59 pm (EST).

  

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The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) recently announced the launch of its 2020 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of Canadian researchers.  Further details are provided below.   

Objectives

To support future generation of Canadian researchers.

The award consists of two part covering a period of three years:

Part 1

This is a post-doctoral salary award for a candidate finishing his/her fellowship.  The candidate must have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training when he/she will accept the salary award on September 1st.

Part 2

This is an operating grant that is awarded once the candidate has obtained a faculty position at a recognized Canadian institution.

Value

Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award – $50K

Part 2: Operating Grant – $75K/year

Duration

Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award – 1 year

Part 2: Operating Grant – 2 years

IMPORTANT: Applying to only one part of the award is prohibited.

Deadlines

Submission of full application to ORS for review – May 8, 2020

Submission of full application to agency – May 22, 2020, 11:59 pm (EST)

If you are interested in applying to this competition, please contact Kim McIntyre, post-doctoral services coordinator, at kimmcint@yorku.ca or extension 22993.

For more information on this funding opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following web page:

https://www.societederecherchesurlecancer.ca/en/researchers/scholarships-for-the-next-generation-of-scientists#apply

WorkplaceNL – 2020 Research Initiatives Program


WorkplaceNL recently announced the deadline for the 2020 Research Initiatives Program has been extended to June 17, 2020.

Objectives

To promote and provide funding for workplace health and safety research to inform innovative, practical, and easy-to-implement solutions that support the prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses or support re-integration into the workplace, post-injury.

For further details on this funding opportunity and how to apply, please consult the following link:

https://workplacenl.ca/about/research/workplacenl-2020-research-initiatives/


CANADA-BRAZIL AWARDS – JOINT RESEARCH PROJECTS


Global Affairs Canada and the Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES) of Brazil are offering scholarships to support team-oriented research projects, between Canadian and Brazilian universities.  This program is open to all academic disciplines.  A summary is provided below.

Objective

To support team-oriented research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities collaborating in mutually beneficial areas of research.  The collaborations are expected to result in high quality research that will have an impact in Canada and in Brazil through the mobility of both Canadian and Brazilian research students and Project Leads.

Duration
2 years

Deadlines
Application due at ORS – November 12, 2019
Application due at agency – November 26, 2019 by 11:59 EDT

Please see the following link for further details on this funding opportunity:
https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/brazil-cbjp-brezil.aspx?lang=eng&utm_source=cbie&utm_medium=listserv_out&utm_term=&utm_content=mobile&utm_campaign=cbjrp_20_22_en

CROHN’S AND COLITIS CANADA GRANT-IN-AID OF RESEARCH


Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is accepting applications for its 2020 Grant-in-Aid of Research (GIA) competition. The GIA supports research on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  A summary is provided below.

Objectives

  • To help advance prevention, treatments, health policy and, ultimately find cures
  • To support research projects with a defined objective, conducted by an investigator working alone or in collaboration with others

Value
Up to $125K/year

Duration
Up to 3 years

Deadlines
Notice of Intent due at ORS – Friday, November 8, 2019
Notice of Intent due at agency (mandatory) – Friday, November 22, 2019 by 5:00 pm (EST)
Full application due at ORS – Monday, January 6, 2020
Full application due at agency – Friday, January 17, 2020 by 5:00 pm (EST)

For further information on this funding opportunity, guidelines and how to apply please visit the following link:
https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/Research/IBD-Researchers-and-Health-Care-Providers/apply-for-funding

GERDA HENKEL PRIZE


The Gerda Henkel Foundation’s Board of Trustees has invited individuals and institutions to nominate candidates for the Gerda Henkel Prize 2020. This Prize, valued at €100,000, recognizes outstanding researchers in the disciplines and funding areas supported by the Foundation (primarily historical humanities). 

Both institutions and individuals may nominate candidates; however each institution or individual may nominate only one candidate. Note that self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations must be received by the Gerda Henkel Foundation’s office by 17 January 2020.

Please see the Gerda Henkel Foundation website for full details on eligibility requirements and the nomination process: https://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/en/prize.

Institutional Support for Nomination Development

The Strategic and Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI) team will offer support in the development of nominations. Interested nominees are asked to notify Abby Vogus (by email to avogus@yorku.ca) by November 1, 2019.

 

Contact: Abby Vogus, SIRI Specialist, avogus@yorku.ca,  ext. 44670.

 

Imperial Oil – University Research Awards Program


Objective
To encourage research at Canadian universities in areas of interest to Imperial Oil’s petroleum, petrochemical and energy resource development businesses. These areas include the fields of engineering, environmental, earth, chemical, and physical sciences.

Awards for specific research projects are made to full-time faculty members to support research work carried out by university students under their direction.

Value
Individual awards are normally available in amounts ranging from $10,000 to $25,000.

Required Overhead
40%

Duration
Awards are made for one year and may be renewed annually for a maximum tenure of three years.

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – December 2, 2019
Submission to agency – December 15, 2019

For complete details on this opportunity and application form, please consult the following web links:
https://www.imperialoil.ca/en-CA/Sustainability/Innovation-and-research/University-Research-Awards#areasOfInterest

 

Fulbright Canada – Call for Applications


Fulbright Canada recently announced a Call for Applications for its Canadian Scholar Awards 2020-2021 Program. This program strengthens binational collaborative research and promotes thoughtful public debate on topics that reflect the broad range of contemporary issues relevant to Canada, the United States and the relationship between the two countries. 

1)Visiting Research Chairs Program

For further information on the Visiting Research Chairs program, please visit:
https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars/visiting-chairs-program-can.html

2)Traditional Fulbright Scholar Award

For further information on the Traditional Fulbright Scholar Awards program, please visit:
https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars/traditional-awards-2.html

CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP)

Value
Up to $25K in development funds if invited to Full Application stage

$4.95M over 6 years

Application Procedure

Phase 1: Letter of Intent – Due December 10, 2019

Phase 2: Full Application (by invitation only) – Due August 27, 20 

Click here to know more about the University’s internal process and the upcoming deadline

2020 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) Competition


The Alzheimer Society is now accepting applications to the 2020 Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) competition.  A summary is provided below.

Value and Duration
New Investigator Operating Grants; $200,000 for up to 4 years
Proof of Concept Grants: $100,000 for up to 5 years

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – October 25, 2019
Submission to agency – November 8, 2019, by 11:59 p.m. ET

To obtain further information on this funding opportunity and to access the guidelines and application form, please consult the following links:
https://alzheimer.ca/en/Home/Research/Alzheimer-Society-Research-Program/How-to-apply
https://alzheimer.ca/sites/default/files/files/national/research/2020-asrp-guidelines.pdf

Fonds France Canada pour la Recherche:Appel à candidatures pour le programme « Nouvelles collaborations de recherche » 2020 est lancé !


The Office of Research Services (ORS) recently received information regarding a Call for Proposals (CFP) from the France-Canada Research Foundation (FCRF) regarding its New Scientific Collaboration Support Program.  This CFP is open to all disciplines.  Further details are provided below. 

Value

$8,000 – $15,000 CDN per project for travel and living expenses. 

Important Note: These funds are primarily intended to support the mobility of researchers and their students.  No more than 10% of the total budget can be allocated to equipment or the like.

Duration

2 years 

Deadline

Submission to ORS for administrative review – November 1, 2019

Electronic submission to agency AND to ORS – November 15, 2019 by 23:59, Pacific Time

Canada Council for the Arts – 2020 Molson Prize Competition

The Canada Council for the Arts will soon be accepting nominations for the 2020 Molson Prize competition. A summary is provided below and application materials will be update shortly on the Council’s website.

Value
Each prize is in the amount of $50,000.

Deadline
November 1, 2019

ORS Nomination Support
If you are planning on submitting a nomination, please contact Abby Vogus at avogus@yorku.ca to discuss how the SIRI team can support it.

For more details on this opportunity, please visit the following links:
http://canadacouncil.ca/funding/prizes/molson-prizes.