~ SENT ON BEHALF OF HELEN M. BURT, ASSOCIATE VICE-PRESIDENT RESEARCH & INNOVATION ~
TIME SENSITIVE FUNDING COMPETITION – PLEASE DISTRIBUTE AS WIDELY AS POSSIBLE
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council recently released a call for the 2019 New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration Stream, a competition to support high risk, high reward, and interdisciplinary research. To support UBC faculty applying to the 2019 NFRF Exploration Stream, SPARC is pleased to offer several support services:
Notice of Intent (NOI) Review: SPARC and UBC-O ORS are available to review research summaries (2,500 characters). Please send your summary in a Word document by July 25, 2019. SPARC point of contact: Sharon Marsh, UBC-O ORS point of contact: Denise Maines.
Letter of Intent (LOI) Peer Editing Workshops: SPARC will offer peer editing workshops for the competitive LOI phase in mid/late August. Workshops on the High Risk, High Reward, and Interdisciplinary sections will be available. Details and registration forms will be posted on the SPARC website. SPARC point of contact: Danica Kell.
Full Application Review: SPARC will offer comprehensive review of the full application materials. Details, registration forms, and internal deadlines will be posted on the SPARC website in October.
Additionally, SPARC and UBC-O ORS plan to coordinate an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) workshop in support of the full application phase of the competition. More details will be available soon.
UBC e-submission deadline: August 1, 2019, 8:30am
NFRF NOI Deadline: August 7, 2019, 4:30pm.
UBC RPIF Deadline: August 28, 8:30AM
UBC e-submission deadline: September 3, 2019, 8:30am
NFRF LOI deadline: September 4, 2019, 4:30pm
Full Application Deadlines
UBC e-submission deadline: December 4, 2019, 8:30am
NFRF Full Application deadline: December 10, 2019; 4:30pm
Helen M. Burt, Ph.D
Associate Vice-President Research & Innovation
Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
111 – 6328 Memorial Rd | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 822 1467