Research Office Blog to be discontinued

December 4, 2017

The Research Office at Western University’s Faculty of Education is getting a website update! Following the roll-out of the new site design, which is expected to happen in mid-December, 2017, all information will be posted to https://www.edu.uwo.ca/research/index.html and/or to our events calendar (http://www.events.westernu.ca/events/education-research-office/), and this blog will be discontinued. Thanks for reading!

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Faculty of Education Internal Research Grant

September 12, 2017

Purpose:

These awards are to support the cost of research projects of modest scope – for seed money, one-time requests, and projects of short duration. Applications may be made for new research initiatives. While the main purpose is to provide funds for initiating research, requests to supplement existing funding sources will be considered. Travel to conferences will not be considered and should be funded through the travel policy. Separate applications, for the same project, over several years, will receive lower priority than new studies.

Amount:

Maximum $5,000 per faculty member per fiscal year (May 1-April 30). In addition, the study for a previously awarded Internal Research grant must be complete before being eligible to hold another Internal Research grant; researchers may not hold more than one Internal Research grant concurrently. Faculty members who are retired, part-time or seconded to the Faculty are not eligible to apply for these funds.

Deadline:

October 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Submission:

Via email to edu-internalgrants@uwo.ca , or paper copy to Research Office, Room 1161

Application & More Information:

Online at http://www.edu.uwo.ca/research/internal-funding.html


Faculty of Education Internal Conference Travel Grant

September 12, 2017

Purpose:

To support tenured or probationary faculty members in their research by providing the opportunity to attend conferences to present their research work and to benefit from interactions with other researchers. For this competition the conference must finish on or before April 15, 2017 and the travel expense claim must be paid out before May 1, 2018.

Amount:

Maximum $3,700 per faculty member per fiscal year (May 1-April 30) to attend one or more conferences during the fiscal year.

Deadline:

October 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Submission:

Via email to edu-internalgrants@uwo.ca , or paper copy to Research Office, Room 1161

Application & More Information:

Online at http://www.edu.uwo.ca/research/internal-funding.html


SSHRC Insight Grants

September 12, 2017

SSHRC Insight Grant (SIG) funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years.  http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/insight_grants-subventions_savoir-eng.aspx

 If you are considering possibly applying for a SSHRC Insight grant this year, please email Perry (pklein@uwo.ca) and Sonia (sfaremo@uwo.ca) as soon as possible and let us know.

 The Research Office can assist you developing your grant proposal, including the budget. For assistance, please email Perry and Sonia. It will also be necessary for us to review the budget.  

 Here are three important deadlines:  

October 2nd: Deadline for complete first draft to Faculty of Education Research Office. 

October 9th: Internal deadline to Western RDS, with ROLA

October 16th: Final deadline to SSHRC. 

For highlights and recent changes to SIG, see  https://www.uwo.ca/research/funding/external/sshrc_insight.html


Welcome Sonia Faremo and Jen Heidenheim

September 12, 2017

The Research Office welcomes Sonia Faremo (sfaremo@uwo.ca), our new Research Officer, and Jen Heidenheim (jheidenh@uwo.ca), our new Administrative Assistant. Feel free to stop by and introduce yourself!


Panel discussion on CIHR Project Grant proposals and peer review

July 26, 2017

Invitation extended by Schulich:  Please join us for an informal panel discussion about the upcoming CIHR Project Grant Peer Review.

DATE: Thursday August 10th

TIME: 1:00 PM-2:30PM

LOCATION: Medical Sciences Building, Room 148

Dr. Jane Rylett will share her perspective as Executive Vice Chair of the College of Reviewers regarding CIHR Project Grant Peer Review. The panel will also include Faculty who served as reviewers/scientific officers in the last CIHR Project Grant competition to share their “tips” from a reviewer perspective on writing the Project Grant.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please feel free to contact:

Mary Ann Pollmann-Mudryj, maryann.pollmann-mudryj@schulich.uwo.ca

Mady Hymowitz, mady.hymowitz@schulich.uwo.ca


KNAER Equity Knowlege Network Info Session #2

May 12, 2017

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Join us!
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