November 2015 Research Newsletter

Internal Grant: Academic Development Travel Grant

Deadline: November 15, 2015
Travel grants are available to faculty and librarian members holding probationary and tenured appointments. As well, those holding limited term appointments will be considered providing they are under contract for the year in which the travel will occur. Funds are awarded for presenting an academic paper, poster, or artistic exhibition at a conference. A maximum of $1,000 is allowed for each award. For further information, the ADTF guidelines and criteria for the award, as well as the application form and process for submission please visit the ORIS website. Any further inquiries can be sent to Diane Awram in ORIS at ext. 3919, e-mail -

Application Deadlines for Major Agencies

SSHRC Connection Grant – February 2016 competition

For dissemination or community outreach activities.

  • FAHSS deadline for review (c/o Brent Lee) – January 5, 2016
  • ORIS deadline for review – January 18, 2016.
  • Deadline for submission to SSHRC – By 4 pm on February 1, 2016 (Subsequent Connection Grant competitions have deadlines of May 1, 2016, and August 1, 2016.)

 CIHR Project Scheme: 2016 1st Live Pilot

For health research or knowledge translation projects at any stage. Replacing Open Operating, Knowledge Synthesis, Knowledge to Action, New Investigator Salary, and Proof of Principle programs.

  • Register through ResearchNET -- January 18, 2016, 8 pm. Requires CIHR’s new Registration CCV. 
  • FAHSS deadline for review (c/o Brent Lee) – February 9, 2016
  • ORIS deadline for final review – February 16, 2016
  • Deadline for submission to CIHR –March 1, 2016, 4 pm

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

To support research in its initial stages, and to help researchers develop new research questions and experimentation with new approaches.

  • Canadian Common CV required – May take 2 days to create. 
  • Notice of Intent: Monday, December 7, 2015.  Please notify Natasha Wiebe, ORIS, of your intent to apply so that she can better support you with the latest updates. A formal NOI is not required by SSHRC.
  • Want detailed feedback on your draft application before the January crunch?  Email some or all of your application to Natasha Wiebe by Monday, December 14, 2015.
  • FAHSS deadline for review (c/o Brent Lee) – January 5, 2016
  • ORIS deadline for review –  January 19, 2016
  • Deadline for submission to SSHRC  – February 1, 2016, 4 pm

Mitacs funding for collaborative international research

Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada. The deadline to apply is November 20, 2015, at 5 p.m. PST.

For more information about Globalink Research Awards please visitt the Mitacs Globalink web page or contact the UWindsor Mitacs Business Development Officer at