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Faculty Research Opportunities
Visit the Office of Research Services for a full listing of current research and funding opportunities, upcoming workshops, and resources.

Fall 2018 – SSHRC Webinars
SSHRC will be holding a series of webinars for applicants and research administrators on upcoming competitions. For a list of webinars to be held via Adobe Connect please view the attached schedule.

Posted August 03, 2018

Imagining Canada's Future

Follow this link to SSHRC’s summary report: Advancing knowledge on how emerging technologies can be leveraged to benefit Canadians. This new report showcases insights on Emerging Technologies and includes key findings from the related Knowledge Synthesis Grants.

Posted November 08, 2017

University International Programs & Projects Seed Fund (UIPPSF)
The purpose of UIPPSF is to support faculty members in the development of new international initiatives that contribute towards the University’s International Strategy objectives for academic and research enhancement.

Total funding of $30,000 has been allocated for the UIPPSF, with up to $5,000 per award. Funds requested from UIPPSF must be matched by Department and/or Faculty. Additional funding from other sources, either internal or external to the University will also be desirable. Application Deadline: November 17, 2017 and March 2, 2018. UM Contact: Anita Bhinder, International Office:

Posted November 03, 2017

SPIN is a funding opportunity database owned by InfoEd Global and contains programs from more than 10,000 global sponsors (both Canadian and International). This site allows for keyword setup to receive funding alerts.

Posted November 03, 2017

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas 
The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research invites the global research community to submit proposals for new programs that address complex, fundamental questions of importance to the world. Ideas must be novel, bold, and potentially transformative to warrant the creation of a sustained, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research program. Letter of Interest deadline: January 21, 2018.

posted November 02, 2017

Hot off the Presses  
UM Research and International has a page on their website called “Hot off the presses” – this page includes a list of published books by U of M faculty members (authored, edited or co-edited). If Faculty of Architecture members have a new book to announce, please send an image of the book cover (PDF or JPEG format) and a link to the publisher’s website to: Please copy

posted November 02, 2017

Consider joining The Conversation

This independent, not-for-profit media outlet uses content sourced from research communities to make academic expertise on important societal issues available to the public. For more info about this online venue, see here.

posted October 11, 2017

ORS Upcoming Major Funding Opportunities

The ORS Upcoming Major Funding Opportunities search is maintained by the Office of Research Services (ORS). It promotes current and specific funding opportunities identified by ORS (both Canadian and International).

posted October 6, 2017

Fall 2017 - SSHRC News and Opportunities

Courtesy of Karen Schwartz, UM Research Facilitator (Social Sciences & Humanities)

posted August 18, 2017

2018 NSERC Discovery Grants Competition

August 1st (Notification of Intent to Apply)
November 1st (Application)

posted July 28, 2017

SSHRC Insight Grant Competition and Information Sessions

The 2017 SSHRC Insight Grant competition is now open. Application forms and instructions are available on-line.

A reminder that the Research Facilitators will be offering a voluntary panel review for Insight Grants. The deadline for the panel review is Friday, September 8th. Please email a PDF copy of your full application to No FAAF is required to participate.

The ORS deadline for Insight Grants is Friday, September 29th. Please provide a hard copy of your completed application form, together with a signed FAAF, to ORS at 540 Machray Hall by 4:00 pm.

The Research Facilitators are also offering the following information sessions:

What’s New at SSHRC for 2017/18? - August 30th
Key Elements of SSHRC Insight & Insight Development Grants - August 2nd OR September 6th
Key Elements of Partnership Grants - September 20th

All sessions will be held from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm in Room 409 Tier.

posted July 26, 2017

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites the global research community to submit proposals for new programs that address complex, fundamental questions of importance to the world. Ideas must be novel, bold and potentially transformative to warrant the creation of a long-term, multi-disciplinary and collaborative research program. Proposals will be accepted from all areas of research.

• Call for Letters of Intent opens: November 15, 2017
• LOI deadline: End of January 2018
• Announcement of short-listed proposals: March 2018
• Final proposal deadline: October 2018
• Announcement of competition results: Spring 2019

posted July 26, 2017

Conversations Canada

An opportunity to profile your research. A message from Digvir Jayas, Distinguished Professor and Vice-President (Research and International) at the University of Manitoba.

posted July 25, 2017

Canada 150 Research Chairs

New research chairs available to international scholars. Federal government has launched new program. Deadline to apply to U of M is August 4, 2017.

posted July 25, 2017