Introduction

This page contains external and internal resources to help Lakehead University faculty members as they develop applications for funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Information will be continuously added to the page as it is developed.

A.  NSERC Discovery Grant Application Submission Process:  When Do I Submit My Application to the Office of Research Services?

 

B.  Useful NSERC Discovery Grant External Resources

  • Specific Research Portal/CCV Resources

 Research Tools and Instruments

NSERC Videos and Other Useful Guides/Resources

 

C.  Upcoming NSERC Discovery  Grant Information Sessions / Webinars

1.  Lakehead University NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop

NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop  - Title:  Preparing an effective NSERC Discovery Grant Application

  • September 18 from 10-12 in ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 3041 (Orillia)
  • Details:
    • One current and one recent Lakehead University NSERC Evaluation Group member will provide their insights on preparing NSERC Discovery  Grants
If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by September 12, 2018.

2. Upcoming NSERC Webinars for Applicants.  Topics to be covered:

  • Research Tools and Instruments:  Submission of an Application
  • NSERC Discovery Grant:  Submission of a full application

D.  What About Open Access?

 

E. Internal Resources for Faculty Members

1. Tri-Agency / Lakehead University Budget Guide

The following budget guide has been produced by the Office of Research Services as a resource to faculty members are they are preparing their NSERC Discovery Grant applications. Please note that this guide is being continuously updated.

 

2. Lakehead University NSERC Mentors List

The 2018-2019 mentor list of NSERC-eligible faculty members who have agreed to make themselves available to faculty members who are applying to NSERC and would like feedback on their grant proposals has been added to the ORS website.

We thank all those individuals who have allowed their names to be included on the list.

3. Grant Writing Resources

For grant writers, grant writing tips, etc., please click here.

4.  Samples of Successful Discovery Grant Applications

The Office of Research Services has received permission from a number of faculty members to allow their successful Discovery Grant applications to be made available to newer faculty members who are preparing their own Discovery Grant applications and would like to see an example of a successful application.  Please contact the Office of Research Services for more information.

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