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UTSC Department of Biological Sciences Canada Research Chair Tier 2 Posting: Special Call
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for nomination to a Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, in Biological Sciences. Applicants must be full-time tenure-stream Assistant or Associate Professors in the Department of Biological Sciences, UTSC. This special call is open only to individuals who self-identify as members of at least one of these four designated groups (women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and Indigenous peoples), as defined by the Employment Equity Act, or as trans, non-binary or Two-Spirit. This initiative follows the provisions for special programs as described by the Ontario Human Rights Commission. Please click here for more information and contact Sharon George firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
June 15, 2023: UTSC Internal Application Deadline
UTSC Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences Canada Research Chair Tier 2 Posting: Special Call
The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for nomination to a Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, in Computer Mathematical Sciences. Applicants must be full-time tenure-stream Assistant or Associate Professors in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, UTSC. This special call is open only to individuals who self-identify as members of at least one of these four designated groups (women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and Indigenous peoples), as defined by the Employment Equity Act, or as trans, non-binary or Two-Spirit. This initiative follows the provisions for special programs as described by the Ontario Human Rights Commission. Please click here for more information and contact Sharon George email@example.com for any questions.
June 15, 2023: UTSC Internal Application Deadline
Select Upcoming Tri-Agency Funding Deadlines
NFRF - International Stream: 2022 Horizon Global Platform
The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) has announced an extension to the 2022 Horizon Global Platform competition. This NFRF program may award NFRF funds to Canadian researchers who are partners on eligible successful applications to eligible Horizon Europe calls. The value of this opportunity is a maximum of $250,000 per year for a maximum of two years. More information can be found here.
September 30, 2023: Sponsor Deadline
CIHR 2023 Question & Answer Session for Trainees and Postdoctoral Researchers in Health Research
CIHR will be offering two MS Teams Q&A sessions to trainees, postdoctoral researchers and institution staff regarding award programs that are offered. More information can be found here.
Information session (English)
June 13, 2023: 1:00-2:00 PM
June 5, 2023: Registration Deadline
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Network on Sustainable Agriculture in a Net-Zero Economy
This funding opportunity will support the establishment of a national research network that brings together social sciences and humanities researchers and practitioners from all sectors to enhance learning, expertise, and knowledge sharing across Canada on studies in agriculture, climate change, and environment. The value of this opportunity is up to $300,000 for the first two years and up to $400,000 for the third and fourth years, followed by up to $600,000 for the last year for an overall total maximum of $2 million over five years. More information can be found here.
June 6, 2023: 1PM (English Password: SSHRC2023)
June 7, 2023: 1PM (French Password: CRSH2023)
September 25, 2023: RSO Editorial Review Deadline (Optional)
October 6, 2023: UTSC MRA Deadline
October 10, 2023: RSO MRA Deadline
October 16, 2023 by 12PM: Sponsor Deadline
SSHRC Connection Grants Summer 2023
The Connection Grants support events (up to $25,000) and outreach activities (up to $50,000) geared towards short-term knowledge mobilization in social sciences and humanities, such as workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums, summer institutes, etc. Please email Jovana Drinjakovic for editorial support. More information can be found here.
July 21, 2023: UTSC MRA Deadline
July 24, 2023: RSO MRA Deadline
July 28, 2023: Sponsor Deadline
SSHRC Imagining Canada's Future Ideas Lab: Global Health and Wellness
The ICF Ideas Lab: Global Health and Wellness for the 21st Century, is a novel, two-year pilot funding opportunity designed to encourage innovative research partnerships and projects. In this ICF Ideas Lab, researchers from across Canada will come together in a series of in-person and virtual interactive workshops. Following the workshops, teams will be invited to apply for funding; up to 5 grants, valued up to $250,000 will be awarded by March 2024, for two years. More information can be found here.
Funding Opportunity (By Invite Only)
November 9, 2023: UTSC MRA Deadline
November 13, 2023: RSO MRA Deadline
November 17, 2023: Sponsor Deadline
2023 NSERC Discovery Horizons
NSERC has launched a new round of the Discovery Horizons program supporting investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Discovery Horizons grants are expected to be valued from $50K–$100K per year and will be commensurate to the size of the research team. For this year, NSERC is expecting to award approximately 10–20 grants. More information can be found here.
June 16, 2023: LOI Deadline (no MRA is required at this stage)
October 9, 2023: UTSC MRA Deadline
October 11, 2023: RSO MRA Deadline
October 18, 2023: Sponsor Deadline
2024 NSERC Discovery Grant - Notification of Intent to Apply
Please note that the mandatory Notice of Intent (NOI) form for the 2024 Discovery Grant competition is available through the NSERC Research Portal. In order to apply for a Discovery Grant in November 2023 an applicant MUST complete and submit an online NOI. An MRA is not required at NOI stage and is only required for your full application. More information is available here. For questions and support contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 1, 2023 by 8PM ET: NOI Sponsor Deadline
NSERC Alliance Quantum Grants
NSERC would like to inform the university's research community that applicants for the Alliance Quantum grants may now request up to $500,000 per year (previously $300,000) for a duration of up to five years. Proposals may address any challenges in quantum science, but their thrust must aim to advance one or more of the NQS missions through the development of any of the following areas of quantum technologies: quantum algorithms/encryption, including post-quantum cryptography; quantum communications; quantum computing; quantum materials; quantum sensing.
October 20, 2023: UTSC MRA Deadline
October 24, 2023: RSO MRA Deadline
October 31, 2023, 8:00 PM: Sponsor Deadline
NSERC Alliance Grants
NSERC staff remain accessible to answer any questions or concerns you may have, and would also like to remind you of the resources that are available to support you in preparing an Alliance application.
Option 1: Currently Open
Option 2: Currently Open
NSERC - Alliance Option 2 Updates - Increased Funding and Removal of Application Limits
NSERC-Alliance Grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. As of November 10, 2022, the funding limit request for Alliance Option 2 projects will increase to $1,000,000 per year. Additionally, there will no longer be a limit on the number of applications that researchers can submit. More information can be found here.
Demographic Self-Disclosure Data in Research Ethics
The Centre for Research & Innovation Support presents Demographic Self-Disclosure Data in Research Ethics. This workshop will explore self-disclosure of demographic characteristics in the context of research ethics and through the lens of Social Identity Theory. More information can be found here.
June 8, 2023: 1:30-2:30PM
Academic Publishing: Considerations for BIPOC Scholars
The webinar aims to provide publication support to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) scholars, and in particular women and non-binary scholars, who often experience less access to the sponsorship and institutional knowledge. The session will be led by Urvashi Chakravarty, Associate Professor of English at UTSC and will bring together Daniel McNeil, Professor in the Department of Gender Studies and the National Scholar Chair in Black Studies, Queen’s University, Karina Vernon, Associate Professor of English at UTSC with university press editors Jenny Tan, Associate Editor, Penn Press and Alejandra Mejía, Assistant Editor, Duke University Press who will share their insights on navigating academic publishing.
June 8, 2023: 11AM-12:30PM
Temerty Faculty of Medicine Annual Grantsmanship Workshop
During this annual session, the Office of the Vice Dean, Research & Health Science Education in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine (TFoM) shares grant writing strategies and provides updates about supports available to faculty in the TFoM. This workshop is open to all at the University of Toronto.
June 8, 2023: 9:00-11:00 AM
Suburban Mobilities Cluster Day
The Suburban Mobilities Cluster at the University of Toronto Scarborough is a multi-disciplinary research program that draws on expertise across nine disciplines to tackle four suburban mobility challenges. As a pillar of the i-RISE institute, the cluster will develop an integrated UTSC approach to collaborative research, while leveraging faculty resources and university institutions across the tri-campus, such as the Mobility Network, The School of Cities, and the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute. More information can be found here.
June 9, 2023: 9:30AM-1PM
In Conversation: Articulating Impact in Honours & Awards Nominations
The Centre for Research & Innovation Support is hosting a 90-minute webinar reflecting on the concept and articulation of impact in research honours and awards nominations. As many honours and awards increasingly seek to recognize multidimensional impacts in and beyond one’s immediate research field, those who can clearly identify and articulate these impacts have an advantage in earning recognition. More information can be found here.
June 9, 2023: 10-11:30AM
Drawing Across the Disciplines: Data Visualization
Drawing across the Disciplines: Data Visualization curators Tony Gray (Director, Strategic Research, Office of the President) and Aurora Mendelsohn (Director, Research Analytics, VPRI) discuss their new exhibit Emerging Patterns: Data Visualization Throughout History on view 22 May -18 August 2023 at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. The session will be moderated by Canadiana rare book librarian, Grant Hurley, who is editing the exhibition catalogue. More information can be found here.
June 14, 2023: 10:30AM-12PM
What is a Data Management Plan and Why Do I Need One?
This workshop is intended to provide a basic overview of Data Management Plans, a tool often used to lay a foundation for good research data management practices through the life of a research project and beyond. This workshop will cover a basic overview of the components of a typical data management plan and share resources available to support researchers and their teams to get started. More information can be found here.
June 14, 2023: 2-3PM
Acceleration Consortium - CFREF Funding and Programming Info Session
The Acceleration Consortium at the University of Toronto is leading a transformative shift in scientific discovery that will accelerate materials development and commercialization. In early 2023, the AC received a $200M Canada First Research Excellence Grant Fund to develop self-driving labs for chemistry and materials, the largest ever research grant to a Canadian university. More information can be found here.
June 15, 2023: 3:30-5:30PM
CGDS 2023 Critical Conversation Series: Ethnographic Approaches to Global Disability Studies: Kinship, Value and Care
The Centre for Global Disability Studies (CGDS) at the University of Toronto Scarborough is excited to announce the third event in the CGDS 2023 Critical Conversation series: Ethnographic approaches to Global Disability Studies: Kinship, Value, and Care. This panel brings together scholars who engage in both disability studies and anthropology, to explore what ethnography can bring to our understanding of key questions in global disability studies. More information can be found here.
June 16, 2023: 9:30-11AM
ASL interpretation and CART captioning will be provided. Please submit other access requests or needs in your RSVP form, or contact email@example.com with questions.
STAR Workshop - Managing Research with FIS & RIS Tools
In this session research administrators will be provided with tools to use FIS and RIS to support the post award stage of the research funding life cycle. Join members of the FAST (Financial Advisory Services and Training) and RIS (Research Information Systems) teams to learn how to use FIS and RIS reports to identify if an award has been received, a fund has been set up, and how to manage the funding during the life of the grant, as well as address common challenges that occur when closing an award.
June 20, 2023: 10AM-12PM
A&S CIHR Summer 2023 Project Grant Writing Workshops & Peer Review Session
The three workshops will be led by Professor Jennifer Mitchell, Associate Chair, Research in the Department of Cell & Systems Biology, who is a multiple CIHR Project Grantee and Peer Review Committee Member. Professor Mitchell will be joined by guest CIHR grantees and Peer Review Committee members, who will share their tips and insights.
June 21, 2023 (1:00–2:30 pm): Crafting a Winning CIHR Project Grant Application—with faculty guest speaker Professor Hilary Brown, Dept of Health & Society, U of T Scarborough.
August 9, 2023 (1:00–3:30 pm): How to Think Like a Reviewer: A CIHR Project Grant Hands-On Workshop—with faculty guest speakers Professor Vince Tropepe, Vice-Dean, Research & Infrastructure, Faculty of Arts & Science, and Professor Laura Corbit, Dept of Psychology
August 30, 2023 (1:00–4:30 pm): Peer Review Roundtable— Participants must register for the session by August 16, and submit their draft Project Grant application for Peer Review by August 23. Priority will be given to Tri-campus Arts & Science faculty members and Early Career Researchers.
Contact Sloane Evariste, Funded Research Officer, Faculty of Arts & Science, with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date: Building Communities through Inclusive Health
In partnership with UTSC and the Scarborough Health Network, this two-day in person conference from October 13-14, 2023 brings together the perspectives of clinicians, scholars, and community members to discuss how to bridge health inequities experienced by many in the Scarborough community and marginalized populations nationwide. This unique tri-perspective will provide richer and more complex understanding of the interaction of social conditions and health, and how they can help achieve a more resilient and equitable health system. Call for Abstracts and registration will be forthcoming.
Other Links for Events:
Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) Events Calendar
University of Toronto Libraries Workshops and Events Calendar
Jackman Humanities Institute Events Page