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ONCAT: Funding Deadlines Extended!

Looking for some good news? Then look no further! We’ve extended the application deadlines for several key funding opportunities — including our innovative DataPilot and always helpful Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. Even if these opportunities won’t work for you this year, please pass this message along to your colleagues (and students!): these grants can truly change careers. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202141 Views

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Brock launches its first Indigenous Research Grant

In the months before she became Acting Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement, Robyn Bourgeois led a process that was to yield a first for Brock University’s Indigenous researchers and researchers studying Indigenous topics. The Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies held extensive consultations with Two Row Council, the Aboriginal Education Council, other Indigenous members of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202132 Views

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The Future Code “Future Of Oceans” Showcases Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

January 28, 2021 View the Future of Oceans episode here The landmark television series called The Future Code has premiered its “Future of Oceans” episode in the US, UK in December and today in Canada. With an expected audience of millions worldwide, this marks the first The Future Code episode filmed in Canada, telling the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202161 Views

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SSHRC funds new research projects to meet the needs of organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, including those related to COVID-19

Last spring, SSHRC took aim against the pandemic by creating a special initiative for COVID-19 research under its Partnership Engage Grants, and committed to holding two competitions, one in June 2020 and another in September 2020. SSHRC is pleased to announce that the second competition has resulted in 111 new grants totalling more than $2.5 million. Since the number […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202157 Views

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Researchers at UQAM join Quebec Native Women in calling for increased collaboration with the SPVM

Montreal, January 27th 2021 – Cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Canada are not a recent phenomenon, but they have become a public crisis that can no longer be ignored, notably since the launch of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by the federal government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 2021100 Views

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MUN: Update regarding the request form for on-campus research and scholarly activities from the vice-president (research)

I am writing to advise of an update with respect to requesting access to on-campus spaces for the purpose of activities related to research and scholarly activities. As you are aware, Memorial is resuming on-campus activities for staff effective Feb. 1, 2021. As a consequence, the COVID-19 Research Working Group (CRWG) is pausing on the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202180 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in Dementia Data and Community-based Projects

From: Public Health Agency of Canada January 21, 2021 | Ottawa, ON | Public Health Agency of Canada Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced six new initiatives that will help implement Canada’s national dementia strategy. These initiatives represent an investment of more than $4.8 million over four years—and will develop tools, resources and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202164 Views

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CCSA and Health Canada Invest $1.8 Million in Cannabis Research Projects

Ottawa, January 21, 2021 — It has been more than two years since Canada became the first G20 country to legalize recreational cannabis and cannabis products. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is investing $1.8 million dollars in research on non-therapeutic cannabis and the impacts of its legalization on public health and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202162 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Call for Proposals for Northern Contaminants Research and Monitoring Projects

January 21, 2021 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Traditionally harvested foods are important to the culture and diet of Indigenous peoples and Northerners. It takes Indigenous peoples and scientists working together to better understand the levels of contaminants in these foods and implementing co-developed solutions for reducing exposure to these […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202176 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Announces Social Enterprise Research Projects

The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, today announced over $440,000 to support social enterprise research projects in Newfoundland and Labrador. Social enterprises use innovative business models to contribute to the economy and advance social, community economic, cultural, and/or environmental needs. Operating in all regions of the province, social enterprises create employment, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202194 Views

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