Year of Climate Action (YOCA): Research Awards – Applications Due Friday, October 29

The Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation is pleased to announce the launch of the Year of Climate Action (YOCA) Research Awards.

To support YOCA, the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation is providing funding of up to $5,000 each for six research projects that generate knowledge about and/or support climate action. Proposals from all disciplines are encouraged.

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 climate change and climate action; and

-       Community involvement or the impact of the project on communities.

Eligibility: Faculty members with tenure-track, tenured, and 3-year limited term appointments are eligible to apply. A student or team of students may apply; however, an eligible faculty member must agree to supervise the project as the principal investigator.

Specific guidelines and evaluation criteria for this funding opportunity are available here. Applications are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select “Romeo Research Portal” under the web utilities icon. 

Applications are due on Friday, October 29 at 11:59 pm.

For additional information regarding the application process, please contact