Funding Opportunities and Deadlines

Internal Funding

For questions regarding internal funding opportunities, please contact Dr. Robin Craig (rj_craig@laurentian.ca), ext. 3213 or Dr. Sean Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca), ext. 3406.

The primary purpose of the LURF is to help full-time faculty members at Laurentian University enhance scholarly productivity with the objective of nurturing and stimulating research.

The LURF is funded by the university as described in Section 6.25 of the 2017-2020 LUFA collective agreement. Therefore, only LUFA full-time faculty members (excluding sessionals and Master Lecturers) are eligible. The LURF-R is available to Master Lecturers, sessionals and retirees.

The LURF funds two types of projects, research and publication. Applications for research grants may include requests for funds for publication. 
 


Grant descriptions and instructions and application and project report forms can be found in forms A and B:

Deadline for 2nd call: November 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm

List of Award for LURF Competition 2018 (1st call)

List of Awards for LURF Competition 2017

The primary purpose of the LURF-R is to help Retired Members, Sessional Members and Master Lecturers at Laurentian University enhance scholarly productivity with the objective of nurturing and stimulating research.  The LURF- R is funded by the university as described in Section 6.25 of the 2017-2020 LUFA collective agreement. 

The LURF-R funds two types of projects, research and publication. Applications for research grants may include requests for funds for publication. 


Grant descriptions and instructions and application and project report forms can be found in forms A and B:

Deadline: March 30, 2018 at 4 pm

In order to encourage and support Indigenous research initiatives at Laurentian, to strengthen capacity for Indigenous research in Northern Ontario, to create and reinforce collaborative networks of Indigenous research regionally and nationally, and to respond to the calls for action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Laurentian University has established the Advancing Indigenous Research (AIR) Fund.  The objectives of AIR Fund are therefore:

  • To encourage collaboration and relationships important to Indigenous research
  • To enhance capacity for Indigenous research
  • To provide opportunities for the research community and researchers to identify research questions that matter the most to Indigenous peoples
  • To enable the Laurentian research community to have increased success in external research funding for Indigenous research

To Apply

Deadline: September 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm (submit by email to Dr. Robin Craig at rj_craig@laurentian.ca

Eligibility and Other Application Guidelines (click here)

The Louise Picard Public Health Research Grant aims to encourage collaboration between Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) staff and Laurentian University (LU) faculty members to explore research areas of mutual interest. The competition is open to all LU faculty members and staff members at the SDHU. Applications must demonstrate the partnership and how the two co-principal investigators from both the SDHU and LU are going to actively conduct the research.


Application Guideline and Form:

Deadline: February 13, 2018

2017-2018 Call for Nominations (click here)
Criteria for Nominations (click here)


Research Excellence Award Recipients

2017-2018    Jackie Litzgus
2016-2017    Harold Gibson
2015-2016    Annie Roy-Charland
2014-2015    James Watterson
2013-2014    Kabwe Nkongolo
2012-2013    Tammy Eger
2011-2012    N/A
2010-2011    Carol Kauppi
2009-2010    N/A
2008-2009    Belaïd Aouni
2007-2008    Henri Pallard
2006-2007    Gary Kinsman
2005-2006    N/A
2004-2005    Luis Radford
2003-2004    N/A
2002-2003    Yves Alarie
2001-2002    N/A
2000-2001    N/A
1999-2000    Bernadette Schell
1998-1999    N/A
1997-1998    Gustavo Arteca
1996-1997    Douglas Parker
1995-1996    Simon Laflamme
1994-1995    Robert Jensen
1993-1994    John Lewko
1992-1993    Peter Kaiser
1991-1992    Joseph Shorthouse
1990-1991    Gertrud Lewis
1989-1990    Brian H. Kaye
1988-1989    Michael Persinger
1987-1988    Bruce Ward
1986-1987 *    Paul Copper
* First year of award

 

The Research Conference Fund supports the organization of national or international research and innovation conferences that will be held in Sudbury and have a significant impact on Laurentian’s national and/or international reputation. The conference must be organized and led by Laurentian researchers. Collaboration with other institutions and organizations in planning and organizing the proposed conferences is strongly encouraged. 

Application guidelines and instructions:

Deadline: July 20, 2018

To foster and encourage the publications by our faculties and highly qualified personnel at Laurentian University, this competitive award is intended to provide additional incentive to further encourage the publication of books, book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles authored by Laurentian University researchers.

Award Process and Eligibility: 

External Funding

Laurentian researchers can obtain information about funding sources by:

  • Reading the weekly ORS newsletter. Consult archived newsletters here

  • Searching the PIVOT database: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_main

  • Browsing our list of funding partners (click here)

  • Attending our information sessions and workshops where ORS staff, funding agency representatives, and/or researchers who have served as reviewers or selection committee members provide tips and suggestions to help you develop a competitive proposal

For further details regarding the external funding opportunities, please contact Dr. Robin Craig (rj_craig@laurentian.ca), ext. 3213 or Dr. Sean Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca), ext. 3406.

Summary of funding opportunities for NSERC can be found here

For more information on NSERC funding opportunities, visit their website or contact Dr. Seans Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca or ext. 3406).

Resources:

  • Best practices and tips for writing a SSHRC grant (click here)
  • Summary of funding opportunities for SSHRC can be found here

For more information about SSHRC funding opportunities, visit their website or contact Dr. Robin Craig (rj_craig@laurentian.ca or ext. 3213).

Summary of funding opportunities for CIHR can be found here

For more information on CIHR funding opportunities, visit their website or contact Dr. Seans Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca or ext. 3406).

For more information on MITACS funding opportunities, visit their website or contact Dr. Seans Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca or ext. 3406).

Deadlines

Reminder: All grant applications must be submitted to the ORS for review and approval two weeks before the agency deadline. Applications are reviewed and approved through the ROMEO Research Portal.

Non-Tri-council funding opportunities are announced in the ORS's weekly newsletter. If you are not receiving the newsletter, please contact Pauline Zanetti: pzanetti@laurentian.ca.

Upcoming deadlines

Agency

Funding Opportunity

 

July 2018

                

 

 

July 13, 2018

SSHRC/IDRC 

Call for research proposals: Rapid Research Fund for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreaks  

August 2018

 

 

 

August 1, 2018

SSHRC     

Connection Grant

 
September 2018      

September 6, 2018

SSHRC Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants  

September 10, 2018

SSHRC   

Aid to Scholarly Journals

 
September 14, 2018 Internal Air Fund - Advancing Indigenous Research  

September 15, 2018

SSHRC    Partnership Engage Grants  
December 2018      

December 15, 2018

SSHRC    Partnership Engage Grants  
March 2019      

March 15, 2019

SSHRC    Partnership Engage Grants  
June 2019      

June 15, 2019

SSHRC    Partnership Engage Grants