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Acknowledgement and logos

Acknowledgement to NSERC support for your research or other science-related activities lets Canadians know where the government spends their money and fosters an appreciation of the important role funding plays in making good science happen. Grantees and award holders are required to acknowledge NSERC funding. Whenever possible, please acknowledge, verballyFootnote 1 or in writingFootnote 2, your NSERC funding in both English and French. For further information consult the NSERC Official Language Policy and the Frequently asked questions on the acknowledgement of funding in both official languages.

Please also make it clear that your project was supported by NSERC and is not a product of NSERC.

Acknowledgement message

Recipients should include the NSERC signature or symbol along with the following acknowledgement message:

We acknowledge the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Nous remercions le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG) de son soutien.

Note: If multiple funding agencies and partners have supported your research project, all sources of funding and support should be listed.

Our signature

Our official signature consists of a Canadian flag, our name in both official languages and the Government of Canada wordmark.

Our symbol

If space is limited and legibility is compromised, please use our symbol. It is our organization’s unique visual identifier.


For more information about how to acknowledge our support, please contact us.

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