Major Upgrade of Researcher Home Page


You can download copies of the following booklets/brochures:

The Research Services Office launched Grants 3.0 on August 18, 2014, which included an upgrade to the Researcher Home Page, a self-serve online tool for researchers. Grants 3.0 is the name of the software upgrade to the University’s PeopleSoft grants management system used to track research grants and contracts and to manage all research funding received by the University of Alberta.

Key Links: Grants 3.0 ;| Using the Researcher Home Page | How to request authorization for an over expenditure | PeopleSoft Online Training (UPK)

NSERC 2020 Strategic Plan (2015-20)

On May 6, 2015, UAlberta is hosting an NSERC Townhall with NSERC’s new president, Dr. B. Mario Pinto. Attend to hear about NSERC’s draft strategic plan for 2015-2020 and provide your feedback on that plan. Click here to read the draft plan.

  • Everyone welcome. Free event. RSVP is required for catering purposes.
  • Event Details:
    • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 9:00-11:00 am
    • Room L1-140, Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), University of Alberta
  • To learn more, visit
  • Click here to RSVP

Research Data Management Week

Researchers at the University of Alberta are invited to participate in a series of talks and workshops about research data management from May 4 to May 8, 2015. This is an opportunity to discover best practices, new tools, and campus services regarding data management through thirty different talks and workshops. The topics covered will be of value to every researcher on campus. Take advantage of this free event and register now! To register please follow the link:

Funding Opportunities

Check out our main Funding Opportunities page for a detailed listing of national funding and training opportunities.

Phone Directory

cellphone Click here for the printable RSO directory

Indirect Costs of Research

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Indirect Costs of Research Background Information (prepared by the RSO at the request of the University Research Policy Committee, January 2014)

Quick Reference Guides

Ethics Certification Webpage

Shortcut to Ethics Certification Website

Grant Assist Program

The Office of the Vice-President (Research) has implemented a Grant Assist Program offering University of Alberta researchers grant application development in Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering and Social Sciences and Humanities.