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Major Upgrade of Researcher Home Page

New You can download copies of the following booklets/brochures:

On August 18, 2014, the Research Services Office launched Grants 3.0, which includes 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. More.

Click here for details on how to use the Researcher Home Page. The Over Expenditures webpage detailing how to request authorization for an over expenditure has also been updated.

Highlighted Funding Opportunities

  • Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF): The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) has announced that there will be a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Project / Research Award competition this year. Applications are invited from University of Alberta instructors who seek innovative ways of creating exceptional learning experiences and environments.
    • An information session on the TLEF Project / Research Award competition will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 3-07 SAB. Everyone is welcome.
    • The deadline for applications is January 19, 2015. See the TLEF website ( for details.
    • This round of TLEF proposals will be adjudicated under the current terms of reference. We are currently looking at possible modifications to these terms of reference, and will be surveying the academy for feedback.

Other 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. The program offers University of Alberta researchers grant application development in Health Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering and Social Sciences and Humanities.