Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Cyberinfrastructure Draft Call for Proposals Now Available

CFI has released their Draft Call for Proposals for the Cyberinfrastructure Initiative as part of Challenge 1, Competition 2. 

This competition centers around addressing the difficulties associated with creating tailored, shared and integrated research data infrastructures that benefit pan-Canadian communities of researchers.

Its aim is for institutions and researchers to create data resources like databases and data repositories to enable leading-edge research on significant scientific, social and economic questions.

The projects submitted should:

  • bring together a community of researchers from across the country who share similar challenges linked to the availability of research data
  • address an existing or emerging challenge for this community through the development of new tools and applications or novel ways of organizing and using research data

Applicant Information Added for John R. Evans Leader Fund (JELF)

In preparation for the internal May 1, 2017 deadline for the next John R. Evans Leader Fund (JELF) competition, information for current applicants has been added.  These resources include everything that is necessary for a complete JELF application.

Self-Funded Research Grants Suspended and Under Review

Self-funded research grants were recently suspended and are under review. No competition for this program will be held in June 2017. Learn more by reading Vice-President (Research) Lorne Babiuk’s memo.

Today's Research, Our Future at Upcoming Research Administration Day (RAD)

Mark your calendars for our upcoming Research Administration Day (RAD) on May 31, 2017. Whether you are new to research administration or you want to learn more, come to RAD. Past topics included challenges of multi-sponsor partnership projects and unboxing research finance.

This year's theme is Today's Research, Our Future and will align with University of Alberta's strategic plan, For the Public Good.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: L1-490, L1-420, & L1- 430, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)

Creating a New Proposal?

Warning! Please ensure you have selected the ID of the Department/Faculty where the activity will take place and that will manage the funds, rather than "ALL DEP". If "ALL DEP" is chosen, RSO will not be able to process your request.

Understanding Research Expenditure Testing

Ever wonder what expenditure testing is about? Find out what it is and why it is important by watching this short video, all part of our Research Administration Video Education Series (RAVES).

RSO is planning to produce more training videos and we are looking for your input on processes or topics that you'd like to learn more about. We will produce screencast videos, depending on the topic.

What topic do you think should be made into a short three-minute video?

If you have a topic you'd like to suggest, please email the topic to rso.raves@ualberta.ca.

New Research Proposal Lifecycle

Have you ever wondered what occurs from the application process through to the establishment of a speed code for your newly funded project? The Overview of New Research Proposal Lifecycle webpage documents the steps (for the application, decision, documentation, negotiations and award processing) that must occur before your funds will be available to you to begin to spend.

Researcher Home Page

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. LINKS: Using the Researcher Home Page | Download a copy of the Guide to Researcher Home Page booklet (PDF File, 11 MB) | How to request authorization for an over expenditure.

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

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