Volume 46 - No. 2
From May 7 to 22, we celebrated another successful edition of Science Odyssey! Over 320 organizations hosted more than 650 events during 16 days full of STEAM. Thank you all! Mark your calendars: in 2023, Science Odyssey will be celebrated from May 6 to 21.
The Reference Group for the Appropriate Review of Indigenous Research is a community group that is looking for 1-3 Indigenous Knowledge Keepers to join them in providing guidance to the three federal granting agencies on peer review approaches for research conducted by and with Indigenous communities.
This group will advise the presidents of Canada’s three federal research funding agencies and the Canada Foundation for Innovation on the implementation of the interagency strategic plan Setting new directions to support Indigenous research and research training in Canada 2019-2022.
Following the announcement regarding NSERC’s participation in the implementation of the National Quantum Strategy (NQS), we are pleased to announce that NSERC’s full suite of funding opportunities aiming to advance the NQS is now available.
NSERC is taking action to help the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) research communities contribute to a more equitable, diverse and inclusive research enterprise, with the launch of the NSERC guide on integrating equity, diversity and inclusion considerations in research.
The report, sponsored by the National Research Council of Canada, examines the legal, regulatory, ethical, social and policy challenges associated with deploying AI technologies to enable scientific and engineering research and design.
NSERC has released the revised Guidelines on the assessment of contributions to research, training and mentoring. The revised guidelines promote NSERC’s support of research excellence in Canada and incorporate the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) principles by recognizing a broader range of contributions.
The federal granting agencies have identified the initial list of funding opportunities subject to the Data Management Plan requirement of the Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy.
Recognizing how the crisis in Ukraine may affect the research landscape, this additional funding for grant holders will support trainees, defined as graduate students or postdoctoral researchers, through salaries and stipends.
More than $46 million in grants to support colleges as they help local and regional businesses seize new technological opportunities.
As of May 9, 2022, Alliance grants are part of the funding opportunities that receive an automatic one-year extension, as per the Tri-agency Guide on Financial Administration.
We are pleased to announce that new features have been added to the Technology Access Centre (TAC) grants, which remain as one of five streams of the newly redesigned Tri-agency College and Community Innovation (CCI) program.
NSERC and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a formal partnership, which will serve as a framework to build on existing collaborations and investigate new opportunities for cutting-edge research and training activities between both organizations.
As of December 6, 2021, NSERC has consolidated its telephone numbers under its toll-free telephone number (1-855-275-2861), which serves as the new single point of entry for contacting all NSERC's programs. Please update your contact information as other dedicated program numbers are no longer in use.
The CRCC advances federal research priorities and the coordination of policies and programs of Canada’s research funding agencies and the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Visit the Committee’s website for the latest updates and opportunities for Canada’s research community.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced over $10 million in funding through NSERC’s PromoScience and Science Communication Skills grants, as well as the NSERC Awards for Science Promotion.
View the top 20 research images and vote for the 2022 People’s Choice Award.
From September 19 to 25, 2022, everyone is invited to nurture their science culture during Science Literacy Week. We’re encouraging Canadians to explore mathematics, its modern applications and how this ancient science is at the origin of all the technology we know and use today.
NSERC in partnership with Little Inventors invited the ingenious children of Canada to contribute thinking up and drawing invention ideas to protect our oceans. Last June 8 during World Oceans Day, we presented the most ingenious of the inventions. Check them out!