Supports research that will increase scientific knowledge to achieve Canada’s zero plastic waste targets and to inform the advancement of policy and regulatory measures. This call focuses on research to detect and characterize plastics in the environment, and exposure and effects of plastics on wildlife and human health. This call is to fund multidisciplinary, collaborative networks of researchers to address the research objectives. This approach will help advance knowledge of standardized and harmonized methods and will support innovative, robust, and authoritative studies on plastic pollution.
Deadline for Letter of Intent (LOI): July 8, 2020 (manditory)
Deadline for full application: October 1, 2020 (only if invited)
Applications must be received in the Office or Research a minimum of 5 busines days in advance of the applications deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Dean and Chair approval.