NSERC Discovery Horizons grants

NSERC has launched a pilot funding opportunity to support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Full applications submitted to this NSERC program will be reviewed by the new tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee. Discovery Horizons grants are expected to be…

Tri-Agency Interdisciplinary Peer Review Committee

Canada's three research funding agencies, The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) have launched a new pilot committee to support interdisciplinary, investigator-initiated research projects.  The Tri-agency Interdisciplinary Peer Review Committee is a one-year pilot program designed to provide an option for…

CIHR announces upcoming COVID-19 research funding opportunities

Funding Opportunity 1: COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence This funding opportunity was created to advance knowledge and strategies on how to increase vaccine confidence in populations experiencing conditions of marginalization, Indigenous Peoples and/or populations who have historically been under-vaccinated, including how to address structural, contextual, intersectional and historical barriers to vaccination. Expected key dates Launch of funding…

Dal’s Rita Orji honoured with top Canadian computer science research award

This story originally appeared on Dalhousie University's website and has been republished with their permission. Photography is credited to Danny Abriel Photos. Dr. Rita Orji When Rita Orji was admitted to study computer science at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in her home country, Nigeria, she had never used a computer. Now, she’s one of only four…