Funding Opportunities

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Internal Opportunities

The University of Saskatchewan offers a number of internal funding opportunities to faculty members to support their research, scholarly, and artistic activities.

University Research System (UnivRS)

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Other Opportunities

Check back for updates!

Research Support Personnel

Facilitators

Name Unit/Department
Bruna Bonavia-Fisher
Biomedical Departments: Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology; Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology
Clinical Departments: Family Medicine; Medical Imaging; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Ophthalmology; Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Population Health Department: Community Health and Epidemiology
Division of Oncology
Ozlem Sari Medicine
Tova Dybvig Pediatrics
Mariam Alaverdashvili Psychiatry

If you are unable to locate the information you are looking for below, please contact Dr. Bruna Bonavia-Fisher.

If you are a new faculty member and are interested in the Research Mentorship Program, please contact the Research Facilitator in your Department, your Department Head, or the OVDR.

Coordinators

Name Unit/Department
Erin Barbour-Tuck Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management
Tracy D. Wilson-Gerwing Emergency Medicine
Darren Nickel Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Kristine Hunter School of Rehabilitation Science
Karen Mosier Surgery

Liaison Librarians

Name Department/Unit
Catherine Boden Biomedical Sciences; Kinesiology; Rehabilitation Science
Erin Watson Clinical Medicine Sciences
Vicky Duncan Community Health and Epidemiology; Dentistry; Pharmacy; Public Health
Susan Murphy Veterinary Medicine; Toxicology; One Health

Statistical Support

The College of Medicine provides statistical support for researchers.

For Clinical Research Support (CRSU) contact: Marissa Alarcon

For Clinical Trial Support (CTSU) contact: Supriya Arora

SCPOR

Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR) is a partnership of organizations that support patient-oriented research in Saskatchewan.

Ethics and Approval

If you need assistance making an initial assessment, please contact:

For information about obtaining Saskatoon Health Region Operational Approval for research, contact Shawna Weeks.

Grants

For examples of successful grant applications, please visit the Grants RepositoryFeel free to browse, read, or upload CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC grant applications and/or CVs.

For grant development information, please visit Office of the Vice-President Research, Planning and Preparing.

Before you start writing your grant, make sure that you are aware of the Funding Agency’s deadline to submit as well as the Usask internal deadline for submitting to Research Services and Ethics Office (RSEO).

*The latter deadline is ALWAYS 5 working days prior to the Agency’s deadline
*If the funding agency requires a REAL signature, you must drop the signature page off at all of the offices required by the funding agency PRIOR to uploading to UnivRS

Process:

  • Download the pdf of your complete Application Package
  • Visit UnivRS_wordmark_clr.png; login with your NSID and password
  • Top right, click on + Add new > Project > Project Application
  • Click on Externally Funded
  • Complete all fields marked with a red asterisk
    • Under the Documents Menu tab, upload your complete grant application .pdf under Final Project Documents
  • When all * are filled, click Save and Update Status
  • Select Submitted for Approval and click Done
  • Send an email to your department head to alert him/her to approve the application in UnivRS_wordmark_clr.png

You will receive a compliance review from RSEO via e-mail.

NOTE: you cannot submit your application to the funding agency until you have addressed the compliance review comments

If the funding agency requires a signed copy you must drop the signature page at all the offices required by the funding agency.

To check which office has approved your application:

Check the Approval and Log tab. It will say: For Approval by Department Head, or For Approval by Dean

If it has already gone through the academic approvals it will say For Review by Approval Coordinator or For Review by Specialist.

Health Grant Specialists perform the compliance review of your grant applications and post-award processes:

The following grants participate in the Usask internal review:

  • Main Tri-Council Grants
  • CFI
  • CRC

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