Frequently Used Acronyms

  • ACC: Animal Care Committee
  • ADTF: Academic Development Travel Fund
  • AUPP: Animal Utilization Project Proposal
  • BSC: Biological Safety Committee
  • CAREB: Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards
  • CARA: Canadian Association of Research Administrators
  • CCAC: Canadian Council on Animal Care
  • CCC: Chemical Control Centre
  • CFI: Canada Foundation for Innovation
  • CIHR: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • CLIF: Centered on Learning Innovation Fund (CTL)
  • CRC: Canada Research Chairs
  • CTL: Centre for Teaching and Learning
  • DG: Discovery Grants (NSERC)
  • ERA: Early Researcher Award (MRI)
  • FAHSS: Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • FIPPA: Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
  • GLIER: Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
  • HQP: Highly Qualified Personnel
  • HSSRG: Humanities and Social Sciences Research Grants IF Innovation Fund (CFI)
  • IOF: Infrastructure Operating Fund (CFI)
  • IP: Intellectual Property
  • JELF: John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI)
  • LOI: Letter of Intent
  • MEDEI: Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure
  • MRIS: Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science
  • MOU: Memorandum of Understanding
  • NCE: Networks of Centres of Excellence
  • NOI: Notification of Intent
  • NSERC: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • OCE: Ontario Centres of Excellence
  • ORF: Ontario Research Fund (MRIS)
  • ORF-RE: Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (MRIS-RE)
  • ORF-RI: Ontario Research Fund – Research Infrastructure (MRIS-ORF)
  • ORIS: Office of Research and Innovation Services
  • PDF: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • RA: Research Assistant
  • REB: Research Ethics Board
  • RTI: Research Tools and Instruments Grants (NSERC) 
  • RTIF: Research & Teaching Innovation Fund Grants (Odette School of Business)
  • SHARCNET: Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network
  • SRP: Strategic Research Plan
  • SSHRC: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • TCPS: Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans Tri-Council Three agencies: 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)
  • VPRI: Vice President, Research and Innovation