CURRENT AWARDS AND GRANTS

Call for proposals - Sustainability Studies Research Grant

Special Call as part of VPRI Strategic Fund:  Research Facilitation FundSustainability Studies Research Grant - Five awards of up to $5,000 each.

Deadline:  May 25, 2017.  For more information, please click here.

Pre-amble: A key message in the current academic/research plan is that the university must recognize the important role it plays in sustainability stewardship. A senior level Sustainability Advisory Committee has been established to oversee the development and implementation of an Action Plan for increasing our awareness and commitment to sustainability at the university. The STARS assessment for the University will provide a framework for developing the action plan.  For more information on this assessment, please see click here.

In order to assist this initiative, the Office of Vice-President Research and Innovation is again providing funding for a program to increase research in Sustainability Studies. When applying for this grant, key things to consider are:

  • The interdisciplinary approach to the research project;
  • The relationship of the project to the broad themes of sustainability as represented by the STARS assessment; and
  • Community involvement or the impact of the project on communities.
Purpose: To promote interdisciplinary research activity that leads to finding innovative solutions to sustainability challenges. 

Deadline:  May 25, 2017.  For more information, please see "Sustainability Studies Research Grant (Pilot)" guidelines under the Research Facilitation Fund,  Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) Strategic Fund

Application Process 
Requests for the VPRI Strategic Fund must be made through the Romeo Research Portal.  

Projects Involving Campus Infrastructure or Physical Facilities
Proposed projects that involve on campus infrastructure or physical facilities must have written approval from the Director of  Physical Plant at time of applying.

PAST AWARDS AND GRANTS

Water, Land, and People: Support for Place-Responsive Research and Scholarship

Due Date: April 15, 2016 

Information forthcoming on 2017 competition in due course.

The Water, Land, and People program will support research and scholarship by students and faculty that focuses on, and aims to contribute to, the geographic and cultural regions that Lakehead University serves throughout Ontario. Proposals are encouraged across all disciplines and departments. Collaborative proposals are also encouraged, as are multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives.


Revised Vice-President Research, Economic Development and Innovation (VP REDI) Strategic Fund guidelines and procedures / Call for proposals - Sustainability Studies Research Grant (Pilot)

Special Call as part of VP REDI Strategic Fund:  Research Facilitation FundSustainability Studies Research Grant (Pilot) - Five awards of up to $5,000 each

Deadline:  May 25, 2015.  For more information, please click here.

Information forthcoming on 2017 competition in due course.

Pre-amble: A key message in the current academic/research plan is that the university must recognize the important role it plays in sustainability stewardship. A senior level Sustainability Advisory Committee has been established to oversee the development and implementation of an Action Plan for increasing our awareness and commitment to sustainability at the university. The recent STARS assessment for the University will provide a framework for developing the action plan. In order to assist this initiative, the Office of Vice-President (Research, Economic Development and Innovation) is providing funding for a pilot program to increase research in Sustainability Studies. When applying for this grant, key things to consider are:

  • The interdisciplinary approach to the research project;
  • The relationship of the project to the broad themes of sustainability as represented by the STARS assessment; and
  • Community involvement or the impact of the project on communities.
Purpose: To promote interdisciplinary research activity that leads to finding innovative solutions to sustainability challenges.

Deadline:  May 25, 2015.  For more information, please click here.