KNAER Equity Knowlege Network Info Session #2

May 12, 2017

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Knowledge Network for Applied Education Research (KNAER)
Call for Proposals Information Session

Now that you’ve had a chance to review the Call for Proposals for the Learning and Leading for Equity Knowledge Network, gather your questions and join us for the second INFORMATION SESSION on:

Wednesday May 24th, from 4pm to 6pm (EST)
Attend in Person at:
Centre for Social Innovation Regent Park
585 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5A 2B7

Or Online:
http://eresb.adobeconnect.com/knaer_info_sessions/

 ** Please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/knaer-equity-information-session-tickets-34510598128 to attend in-person or online.**

We know that individuals and organizations want to connect around this Call so we will offer some networking ‘space’ during the session.  Don’t forget there is also a “Connect Here” box on the KNAER website where you can meet others who are interested in being part of the Equity Knowledge Network and/or are looking for partners to join them on an application.

For further details about the Calls for Proposals, please visit: http://www.knaer-recrae.ca/call-for-proposals.

Any questions about the application process can be directed to cro.office@ontario.ca


Save the date & Call for proposals – Child Health Symposium 2017

March 6, 2017

Child Health Symposium 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017   •   Western University

The 2017 Child Health Symposium Planning Committee invites you to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation by March 22, 2017.

See our website for more details <http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/news_events/child_health.html>.

Call for abstracts   •   Additional information for abstracts

Please feel free to send this invitation to your colleagues.
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Child Health Symposium 2017

Optimizing Child Health: Address Stress for Success

Bringing together clinicians, service leaders, researchers, educators and students from all disciplines to share knowledge, ideas, research, and best practices for service delivery.

Friday, May 26, 2017

* 8:45 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.

* Western University

* Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building – Huron Drive

* Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

Learn more, submit a presentation proposal and register by visiting the symposium home page<http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/news_events/child_health.html>.

For more information, contact Nicole Chabot – nchabot@uwo.ca<mailto:nchabot@uwo.ca>

Presented by Western University’s Faculty of Health Sciences and the Thames Valley Children’s Centre


News article on predatory journals

January 13, 2017

From University Affairs, January 12, 2017:  http://bit.ly/2iPCXq0


Let’s Talk About Education – Community Speaker Series Presentation

December 12, 2016

Let’s Talk About Education” is our free community speaker series. We do this to reach out to the community to share our research and facilitate public discussion about important topics in education.

Our next presentation will be on Thursday, January 12 when Dr. Shannon Stewart and PhD student JoAnn Iantosca present “At risk children: How early intervention can lead to future success.”

Join us at 7:00 pm in the Community Room (1139) of the Faculty of Education.

Please register your attendance here so we can ensure adequate seating and refreshments.

lets-talk_poster

All are welcome; please share with your contacts.


SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

December 9, 2016

SSHRC has launched a Knowledge Synthesis Grants funding opportunity, to which the social sciences and humanities can contribute insights focusing on the future challenge area addressed in the question: How will Canada continue to thrive in an interconnected world and evolving global landscape?.

Knowledge Synthesis Grants are not intended to support original research. Rather, they are intended to support the synthesis of existing research knowledge and the identification of knowledge gaps. This call is particularly focused on the state of research knowledge emerging over the past 10 years. Proposals should address one or more of the specific key issues listed under the themes. However, applicants may choose to identify and/or develop specific aspects or elements within the questions to frame the knowledge synthesis to be produced.

  1. International relations and globalization
  2. Demographics and the movement of people
  3. Conflict, public safety, and global security
  4. Inequality, discrimination, and identity

Application Process

A complete application will include:

  1. A half-page summary in lay terms
  2. A four-page proposal of the knowledge synthesis project, with a work plan and proposed methodology
  3. An itemized budget
  4. A knowledge mobilization plan (2 pages)
  5. The discipline codes that are applicable to the proposal (up to three);
  6. A list of each co-applicant and collaborator
  7. A separate page containing the signature of an authorized signatory from the applicant’s institution, certifying that the institution will administer any award in accordance with SSHRC policies (provided by RD&S);
  8. SSHRC Web CV for each applicant and co-applicant;
  9. A signed Consent to Disclosure of Personal Information for each applicant and co-applicant

 

Important Dates

January 9, 2017        Internal deadline for submissions to RDS with a ROLA

January 12, 2017      Final submission deadline

March , 2017             Results are announced
Contact

For more information, or questions relating to the SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants please contact:  Julaine Hall (julaine.hall@uwo.ca  or x87970)
Further details and award guidelines can be found online: http://www.uwo.ca/research/excellence/awards/sshrc_knowledge_synthesis.html


Upcoming SSHRC Insight Development Grant Webinars

December 2, 2016

Please note the upcoming SSHRC IDG Webinar Schedule:

SSHRC will be holding four webinars on the upcoming Insight Development Grants 2017 for applicants and administrators: one general session and one focused on research-creation. You do not need to register in advance.

The webinars will be held via Adobe Connect (for the visual presentation and written questions only. No audio.) and teleconference (for the audio) on the following dates:

Date Time Topic Language Link to meeting
December 6 1:30-3:00 PM ET IDG general French https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r6v4f5nz28f/
December 7 1:30-3:00 PM ET IDG general English https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r727n10acd6/
December 13 1:30-3:00 PM ET IDG Research-creation English https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r2bpmsfmhs1/
December 14 1:30-3:00 PM ET IDG Research-creation French https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r7nu25f27we/

To join the teleconference (for the sound):

  • Local Dial-in:   613-960-7515
  • Toll free Dial-in: 1 877-413-4791
  • Enter the Conference ID: 6214165

First time attending an Adobe Connect meeting?

  • Test your connection
  • Get a quick overview

http://www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/products/adobeconnect/pdfs/VQS_Guide_for_Participants.pdf

For technical questions please contact:

Helpdesk
Tel.: 613-995-4273
Email: webgrant@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

For Programs-related questions please contact:

Research Grants and Partnerships Division
Tel.: 613-996-6976
Email: insightdevelopment@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca


SSHRC Insight Development Grant and CCV Information Session

December 2, 2016

Research Development & Services, Information Session:

Introduction to SSHRC Insight Development Grants

and the Canadian Common CV (CCV)

Date:                                    Monday, December 12th, 2016

Time:                                   2:30 – 4:00 pm

Room/Location:         TC100, Ground Floor of Talbot College     (Campus Map)

Res                                Research Development & Services will host an information session comprised of presentations and a Q&A period, on the 2017 SSHRC Insight Development (IDG) Competition, creating an application in the Research Portal, and the Canadian Common CV (CCV).

The session is designed as an introduction to Insight Development Grants, applicant/participant eligibility requirements and navigating the Canadian Common CV site, as well as an opportunity to note changes to the 2017 IDG competition.

All are welcome to attend.