Research Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research and Innovation provides support in the preparation of applications to all researchers who meet the funding call eligibility criteria. We encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, diversely-abled people, women, and people from the LGBTQ2S+ communities to apply.  We look forward to assisting you with your application to ensure submission of the highest quality proposal.


Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers:

SSHRC Insight Grant

Deadline: October 01, 2021

Support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities

Application Deadline: October 1, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

CGS - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Deadline: October 01, 2021

The CGS-MSFSS Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at recognized universities in Canada. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian universities and foreign institutions. 
The MSFSS covers costs associated with travel, living and other expenses, including accommodation, meals, tuition, insurance and other necessary costs unrelated to research during the research study period abroad.
Eligibility Criteria:
Must have accepted or currently hold one of the following CGS:
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier (SSHRC);
  • Alexander Graham Bell (NSERC);
  • Frederick Banting and Charles Best (CIHR); or
  • Vanier CGS (if eligible);
For complete eligibility criteria and program details, please review the Agency websites below. Applications will vary depending on agency:
Application Deadlines: Internal deadlines are June 1st  and October 1st  annually. 
    Agency deadlines are June 10th and October 10th annually.
Contact:
Amy Beyer, Graduate Enrolment and Scholarship Advisor
Phone: 250-960-5007

Research Project Awards

Deadline: October 01, 2021

Open to masters, doctoral and undergraduate students (In their 3rd or 4th year).  To provide funding for student led research projects. The RPA provides up to $5,000 in funding for a research project that must be spent during the fiscal year (April to March).  Application form and award guidelines can be found on the Office of Research website under Internal Funding Opportunities. Applications are accepted twice a year March 1st and October 1st. 
Contact:
Amy Beyer, Graduate Enrolment and Scholarship Advisor
Phone: 250-960-5007

CIHR Fellowship

Deadline: October 06, 2021

Support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages.

Agency Application Deadline: October 6, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer - Health
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

NSERC Discovery Horizons Program (Full Application)

Deadline: October 18, 2021

The Discovery Horizons grants upport investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering. An eligible proposal must meet both of the following criteria:

  1. Its primary objective must be to advance knowledge in the natural sciences or engineering.
  2. It must integrate or transcend disciplines in ways that would significantly benefit from peer-review by a tri-agency interdisciplinary committee.

***A mandatory letter of intent was required to be submitted June 15, 2021***
Full application deadline (by invitation only): October 18, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the funding agency. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Resarch Project Officer
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral

Deadline: October 18, 2021

The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS D) program is a federal program of scholarships awarded through national competitions by the granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
In addition to the CGS D, each agency has its own doctoral awards. Refer to the appropriate literature for CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC for further details. Meritorious CGS D applicants may also be eligible for agency-specific doctoral awards. Applicants complete and submit one application to be considered for both a CGS D scholarship and an agency doctoral award. CGS D scholarships are offered to top-ranked eligible applicants.
Applications through the appropriate agency portal: 
Contact:
Amy Beyer, Graduate Enrolment and Scholarship Advisor
Phone: 250-960-5007

New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration Stream (Full Application)

Deadline: October 19, 2021

Support high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. Specifically, the NFRF program seeks to inspire projects that bring disciplines together beyond traditional disciplinary or common interdisciplinary approaches by research teams with the capacity to explore something new that might fail, but that has the potential for significant impact.

***Mandoatory Notice of Intent was due: August 10, 2021***

Full Application Deadline: October 19, 2021

Applicants must work closely with the Office of Research and Innovation at both the NOI and Full Application stages as these applications must be submitted to the funding agency by the Office of Research and Innovation (via Convergence Portal).

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the NOI and Full Application deadlines. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo at the Full Application stage. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer - NSE
Phone: 250-960-6357
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

or

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer - Health
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

or

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Conservation Grants

Deadline: October 22, 2021

The Sustainable Forestry Inititative (SFI) Conservation Grants Program supports collaborative projects engaging non-profit organizations, SFI-certified organizations, and other stakeholders to advance sustainability through forestry-focused collaboration.

Application deadline: October 22, 2021 @ 8:59 pm PT

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grants Program

Deadline: October 25, 2021

The RTI grants program provides the primary avenue for university researchers in the natural sciences and engineering to obtain up to $150,000 in support for research tools and instruments with a net cost between $7,001 and $250,000. 

Application Deadline: October 25, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

CIHR Catalyst Grant: Quadruple Aim and Equity

Deadline: October 26, 2021

Supports one-year knowledge creation and knowledge implementation projects grounded in an integrated knowledge translation approach. Projects must be of high priority to the project's policy and/or decision maker(s).

Application Due: October 26, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer - Health
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

NFRF 2021 Special Call (Full Application)

Deadline: October 26, 2021

This special call, Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context, aims to accelerate the exploration of new approaches and the development and testing of new directions in research methodologies, to respond to challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

*** Mandatory NOI was due: September 21, 2021***

Full Application deadline: October 26, 2021

Applicants must work closely with the Office of Research and Innovation at both the NOI and Full Application stages as these applications must be submitted to the funding agency by the Office of Research and Innovation (via Convergence Portal).

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the NOI and Full Application deadlines. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo at the Full Application stage. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer - NSE
Phone: 250-960-6357
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

or

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer - Health
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

or

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP)

Deadline: October 29, 2021

The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations, and public stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by existing BC Hydro dams.

Applications may be submitted which support the conservation and enhancement of fish and wildlife populations impacted by BC Hydro dams within the following three regions:

  • Peace Region
  • Columbia Region
  • Coast Region

Application deadline: October 29, 2021 @ 5:00pm PT
*Note that a mandatory NOI was required in September for all Peace Region Projects

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

SSHRC Connection Grant

Deadline: November 01, 2021

Support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

NSERC Discovery Grants (Full Application)

Deadline: November 01, 2021

The NSERC Discovery Grants program supports ongoing programs of research in the natural sciences and engineering with long-term goals rather than a single short-term collection of projects.

Mandatory Notice of Intent to Apply (NOI) was required to be submitted in August.

Full Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office or Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

WWF Canada’s Nature x Carbon Tech Challenge

Deadline: November 01, 2021

WWF-Canada's Nature X Carbon Tech Challenge seeks cost-effective, innovative and user-friendly technologies (hardware and/or software) to support community-led carbon measurement of nature-based climate solutions in Canada. 

Proposals will be accepted between September 7th, 2021 - November 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer
jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
250-960-6357

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) - Transformation (NOI)

Deadline: November 02, 2021

The NFRF - Transformation stream is designed to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change (high-reward). The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise where relevant.

This year’s competition is open to interdisciplinary research teams composed of five or more members and includes mandatory notice of intent (NOI) to apply and letter of intent (LOI) to apply stages.

NOI deadline (mandatory): November 2, 2021
LOI deadline (mandatory): January 4, 2022
Full application deadline (by invitation only): September 20, 2022

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the NOI and Full Application deadlines. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo at the Full Application stage. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer (Health)
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca
or
Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)
Phone: 250-960-6357
Email: Jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
or
Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities)
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Support to develop research and related activities by fostering new partnerships for research and related activities involving existing and/or potential partners, as well as to design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities.

Agency Application Deadline: November 15, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

SSHRC Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative

Deadline: November 15, 2021

This initiative aims to support partnership research and related activities to meet the needs of organizations working toward removing barriers and disparities for women; First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples; Black, Asian and other racialized peoples; people living with disabilities (both visible and invisible); LGBTQ2+ people; religious minorities; and others marginalized on the basis of their ethnicity and other identity factors.

Agency Application Deadline: November 15, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

SSHRC Open Research Area 7th Call for Proposals

Deadline: November 17, 2021

ORA 7 is based on an agreement among the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR; France), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC; Canada). The scheme will provide funding for integrated projects by researchers coming from at least three of the four subscribing countries. There is also a special opportunity for co-operation with researchers in Japan.

The ORA was created to strengthen international co-operation in social sciences by funding high-quality scientific research projects. SSHRC will support the participation of researchers affiliated with eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions, from all disciplines of the social sciences and humanities. However, the disciplinary coverage varies according to the involvement of the national funding agencies. Applicants can request up to $135,000 per year for a maximum of $400,000 over two to three years.

ANR is the coordinating agency for this ORA 7 call for proposals. All relevant documents for this funding opportunity are available in English on ANR’s website and in French upon request. All proposals for this call will be submitted through the ANR’s electronic submission system, SIM. In addition to the call-specific documents available on ANR’s website, researchers affiliated with eligible Canadian institutions are also invited to consult SSHRC’s website for guidance and additional information regarding SSHRC specific eligibility criteria and terms and conditions for participation.

Agency Application deadline: November 17, 2021 (7:00 am Pacific)

Upcoming Information Session:  Wednesday September 22, 2021 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Pacific)

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters (CGS-M)

Deadline: December 01, 2021

The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

The CGS M Program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in eligible master’s or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies in their chosen fields.

Depending on the research subject matter, students will apply under the following awards: 

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) – Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships 

Please consult the guide on Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master’s Program Instructions for Completing an Application.

Contact:
Amy Beyer, Graduate Enrolment and Scholarship Advisor
Phone: 250-960-5007

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities in the social sciences and humanities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5629

SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants - "The Emerging Asocial Society"

Deadline: December 17, 2021

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has launched a Knowledge Synthesis Grants funding opportunity to assess the state of research knowledge on the topic of "The Emerging Asocial Society" under SSHRC's Imagining Canada's Future intitiative.

This call for proposals focuses on the state of knowlege from research on issues related to the growing sense of disconnection, isolation and loneliness in Canadian society. 

Application Deadline: December 17, 2021

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer, Social Sciences and Humanities
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5629

Mitacs Accelerate (Continuous Intake)

Deadline: January 01, 2022

Put your talent to work with an organization that needs it and apply your skills in a non-academic environment. Accelerate grants are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake. Allow six to eight weeks for peer review.

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval

Contact:
 

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

or

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer (Health)
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5815

or

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities)
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5629

Mitacs Globalink Research Award (Continuous Intake)

Deadline: January 01, 2022

 

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities outside of Canada.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake.

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the agency for review and signature.

Contact:
 

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

or

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer (Health)
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5815

or

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities)
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-5629

NSERC Alliance Grants (Continuous Intake)

Deadline: January 01, 2022

Encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. These grants support research projects led by strong, complementary, collaborative teams that will generate new knowledge and accelerate the application of research results to create benefits for Canada.

Option 1: No limit on the number of applications per year. Value $20,000 to $1 million per year. 1 to 5 year duration.

Option 2 (Initial Phase): Limited number of applications per year. Value over $30,000 to $100,000 per year. 1 to 5 year duration.

Application deadline: Continuous Intake. Allow 4-16 weeks for the review process (depending on the size of the project).

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the funding agency. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean Approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

FHSS Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (Continuous Intake)

Deadline: January 01, 2022

Support the publication or translation of scholarly books on topics in the humanities and social sciences.

Application Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the funding agency. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) - Transformation (LOI)

Deadline: January 04, 2022

The NFRF - Transformation stream is designed to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change (high-reward). The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise where relevant.

This year’s competition is open to interdisciplinary research teams composed of five or more members and includes mandatory notice of intent (NOI) to apply and letter of intent (LOI) to apply stages.

LOI deadline (mandatory): January 4, 2022 *Note that a mandatory NOI was also required in November 2021
Full application deadline (by invitation only): September 20, 2022

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the NOI and Full Application deadlines. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo at the Full Application stage. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer (Health)
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca
or
Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)
Phone: 250-960-6357
Email: Jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
or
Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities)
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

ICF Ideas Lab: Canada and the Circular Economy (Stage 2)

Deadline: January 20, 2022

Are you interested in addressing key environmental and economic concerns? Are you seeking sustainable alternatives to the current linear model of production-consumption-waste? Then you may be interested in the concept of the circular economy. Join a team of like minded researchers to address an innovative and interdisciplinary research project.

***Mandatory Stage 1: Virtual Workshop was due July 16, 2021***

Stage 2: Full Application due January 20, 2022

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - SSH
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) - Transformation (Full Application)

Deadline: September 20, 2022

The NFRF - Transformation stream is designed to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change (high-reward). The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise where relevant.

Full application deadline (by invitation only): September 20, 2022 *note that a mandatory NOI and LOI were required previously

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the NOI and Full Application deadlines. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo at the Full Application stage. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Sr. Research Project Officer (Health)
Phone: 250-960-5815
Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca
or
Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)
Phone: 250-960-6357
Email: Jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
or
Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities)
Phone: 250-960-5629
Email: sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca