Research Funding Opportunities

Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers.

Deadline: 2 Jan 2018 (All day)

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

The objective of the I2I Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company.  The funding supports research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.

Agency Application Deadline: January 8, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 11 Jan 2018 (All day)

Genome BC Sector Innovation Program, Intake 4 (SIP4) - Microbiomes

The goal of the SIP is to support projects that will address the needs of each key sector and have the potential to generate social, environmental and economic benefits for BC.  The upcoming Intake is focused on Microbiomes.

Agency Statement of Interest Deadline: January 18, 2018 (Application Deadline if SOI is eligible: March 15, 2018)

Please notify the Office of Research by email (contact information below) of your intention to submit a Statement of Interest. A Grant and Contract form is not required for this stage of the competition.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 17 Jan 2018 (All day)

Mitacs Elevate

Build your career through this competitive annual fellowship for up to two years. Elevate includes a research management training program and a postdoctoral fellowship.

Agency deadline to submit Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration: January 24, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 25 Jan 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Connection Grant

Support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Agency Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 25 Jan 2018 (All day)

Genome BC 2017 Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Competition

This funding opportunity is aimed at supporting research projects that address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology as it relates to genomics across all of Genome Canada’s sectors, i.e. human health, agriculture, aquaculture/fisheries, forestry, energy, mining and environment.

Genome BC Registration Deadline: February 1, 2018 (full application deadline to be determined)

Please notify the Office of Research by email (contact information below) of your intention to register for this opportunity. A Grant and Contract form is not required for this stage of the competition.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 29 Jan 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Support research in its initial stages. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams.

Agency Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 6 Feb 2018 (All day)

CIHR Project Grant

Support projects in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, the health care system, and/or health outcomes with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint.

Agency Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018 (mandatory)

Agency Application Deadline: March 6, 2018 (must have completed registration phase)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency application deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 15 Feb 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Partnership Grant

Provide support to new or existing formal partnerships for initiatives that advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities. Requires cash/in-kind contributions from project partners/sponsors.

Agency LOI Deadline: February 15, 2018

Agency Application Deadline: November 1, 2018 (by invitation only)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 19 Feb 2018 (All day)

RDC Research Award

The Office of Research and Research Data Centre (RDC) have developed the RDC Research Award to support the development and implementation of research projects conducted in the RDC. The Statistics Canada Research Data Centre at UNBC is part of the British Columbia Inter-university Research Data Centre, supported by SSHRC, CIHR, and Statistics Canada, and partner universities through the Canadian Research Data Centre network.  The RDC is a secure computer lab housed in the UNBC library, which facilitates access to Statistics Canada confidential microdata, including population, social, and health surveys, along with a variety of administrative databases.  For information about the RDC at UNBC, see https://library.unbc.ca/collections/data-statistics/rdc

Eligible researchers must complete the UNBC RDC Research Award application form and submit the form electronically to research@unbc.ca, with UNBC RDC Research Award application in the subject heading. Please see the guidelines for more details.

Researchers planning to submit an application are encouraged to consult UNBC RDC staff, Larine Sluggett, at rdc@unbc.ca, for assistance with identifying an appropriate dataset for the proposed research and for any other questions about the RDC working environment. 

Contact

Fiona MacPhail, Academic Director

UNBC Reseach Data Centre

 fiona.macphail@unbc.ca.

Deadline: 27 Feb 2018 (All day)

CIHR SPOR Network in PIHCI Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Provide support for knowledge synthesis and scoping reviews. This funding opportunity will support cross-jurisdictional projects that respond to one or more of the SPOR Network in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) priority areas.

Agency Application Deadline: March 6, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 8 Mar 2018 (All day)

Genome BC Sector Innovation Program, Intake 4 (SIP4) - Microbiomes

The goal of the SIP is to support projects that will address the needs of each key sector and have the potential to generate social, environmental and economic benefits for BC.  The upcoming Intake is focused on Microbiomes.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018 (Applicants must have been notified that their Statement of Interest was eligible)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 8 Mar 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Provide short-term and timely support to partnerships between a postsecondary-based researcher and a single partner organization from the public, private or non-profit sector.

Agency Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 27 Mar 2018 (All day)

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

The objective of the I2I Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company.  The funding supports research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.

Agency Application Deadline: April 3, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 24 Apr 2018 (All day)

NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE)

The CREATE program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellow from Canada and abroad through the development of innovative training programs.  These innovative programs must foster the acquisition and development of important professional skills among students and postdoctoral fellows that complement their qualifications and technical skills, and improve their job-readiness for careers in industry, government, non-governmental organizations, an/or academia.

Agency Letter of Intent Deadline: May 1 (Application Deadline if invited to apply: September 22)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 24 Apr 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Connection Grant

Support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Agency Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 8 Jun 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Provide short-term and timely support to partnerships between a postsecondary-based researcher and a single partner organization from the public, private or non-profit sector.

Agency Application Deadline: June 15, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 26 Jun 2018 (All day)

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

The objective of the I2I Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company.  The funding supports research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.

Agency Application Deadline: July 3, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 25 Jul 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Connection Grant

Support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Agency Application Deadline: August 1, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 17 Sep 2018 (All day)

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

The objective of the I2I Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company.  The funding supports research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.

Agency Application Deadline: September 24, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 1 Jan 2019 (All day)

Mitacs Accelerate - Continuous Intake

Put your talent to work with an organization that needs it and apply your skills in a non-academic environment. Accelerate grants are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake. Allow six to eight weeks for peer review.

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the agency along with the completed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities and Health)

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357