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Research funding

BY JONATHAN THON | January 31 2018

How the Techna Institute’s team of professionals helps start-ups in Toronto by providing experts for secondment, in a cost-recovery model.

BY MARC SPOONER | January 23 2018

Where the plan goes off track is the system-wide metrics it uses to assess research excellence and impact.

BY JEAN LEBEL | January 18 2018

The International Development Research Centre’s response to Valéry Ridde’s opinion piece, “Canada must not abandon its young global health researchers.”

BY VALÉRY RIDDE | January 15 2018

We need a consistent policy for funding global health research.

BY LOUISA SIMMONS | December 15 2017

First four winners will come to Canada from the U.K., New Zealand and the U.S.

BY GREGORY GUEVARA | December 04 2017

They call their discovery “Steve.”

BY JONATHAN THON | November 27 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives has recently passed legislation that potentially increases the tax burden for university students, faculty, and staff, while depleting resources for financial aid, research and teaching.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | November 20 2017

Dr. Nemer says she will be a champion for the understanding of science and its role in our everyday lives.

BY ANQI SHEN | November 07 2017

Kirsty Duncan spoke at the Canadian Science Policy Conference about the importance of equity and diversity in science and addressed “the elephant in the room” – funding.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | November 07 2017

Networks of Centres of Excellence that reach the end of their final funding cycle by 2019 are now allowed to reapply.

BY JONATHAN THON | October 19 2017

This recommendation was born out of the observation that discontinuity in funding leads to losing trained personnel and trainees through dismantling of collaborations.

BY JOHN BERGERON | October 11 2017

It is nearly impossible for talented early career researchers – especially women – to obtain stable funding to operate their labs.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | October 04 2017

The Tri-Council funding agencies have announced that a redesign of the CCV is underway.

BY ANQI SHEN | September 25 2017

A university president, foundation executive, Canada Research Chair holder and a Vanier scholar weigh in on the Naylor report’s recommendations.

BY HANNAH HOAG | September 19 2017

The new station in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, will study Arctic issues including climate change.

BY BARRY RIES | September 19 2017

Before you even print off the application forms to request funding for your research project, take some time to review these tips.

BY BART DE BAERE & ELICIA MAINE | September 18 2017

We advocate for a harmonized intellectual property policy based on the creator-owned model.

BY ANQI SHEN | August 22 2017

How to improve your shot at a research training award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | July 25 2017

While at Congress 2017, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council hosted a Career Corner presentation called “SSHRC Talent: Scholarships, Fellowships and Beyond.” The two presenters, Melissa Dubreuil, the an acting manager of the Research Training Portfolio, and Stephanie Robertson, a SSHRC program officer, highlighted 10 tips to ensure a successful SSHRC application, as well […]


The recently announced awards from the Trans-Atlantic Platform support projects across the disciplinary spectrum.

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