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Belmont Forum Resilience in Rapidly Changing Arctic Systems (CRA Arctic II)

Call for Proposals

Award and Duration NSERC has set aside up to 300,000 CAD per year over three years for this initiative, with funding of up to 75,000 CAD per project per year over three years.
Application Deadline June 20, 2019 - Full Application
How to Apply See below
For More Information See below

NSERC, along with 9 other Belmont Forum partners, are participating in the  This link will take you to another Web site Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action (CRA) call for proposals on Resilience in Rapidly Changing Arctic Systems.


This joint Belmont Forum CRA calls for co-developed and co-implemented proposals from integrated teams of researchers and stakeholders to address key areas of Arctic resilience understanding and action. This collaboration between academic and non-academic knowledge systems constitutes a transdisciplinary approach that will not only advance understanding of the fundamentals of Arctic resilience but will also spur action, inform decision-making, and translate into solutions for resilience. Researchers in the natural social sciences, and stakeholders, will work together to understand the complex changes occurring in the Arctic and the processes of building (or eroding) each of the seven elements of resilience defined by the This link will take you to another Web site Arctic Council: Natural systems, Human, Social, and Cultural elements, Knowledge asset, Financial capital, and Infrastructure. Proposing consortia are required to identify and address at least two of the seven interconnected elements of resilience.

For its part, NSERC will provide direct funding to eligible researchers at Canadian universities to participate in medium-sized research projects as described in the call text.

Further information about the competition and application process is available on the This link will take you to another Web site Belmont Forum website.

This collaborative research action is administered by the This link will take you to another Web site Russian Foundation for Basic Research.


Sylvie Roy
Research Grants and Scholarships Directorate
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