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Structuring a Successful NSERC Discovery Grant

Facilitators:  Dr. Steve Hranilovic, Associate Dean, Academic and Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

                       Dr. Jim Cotton, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

An NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) is typically the first and the key grant that new faculty members in Engineering and Science have to apply for. It opens a gateway to apply to other NSERC grant programs and also gives a peer-assessment of the proposed research quality, the excellence of the researcher, and the value of the training experience planned/provided.  This workshop will include a hands-on examination of a recent successful DG/DAS proposal, DG requirements that are new this round, and an exchange of ideas and questions & answers among the attendees. It will be worth it and it will be fun!

Who should attend?   While this workshop is tailored to first-time DG applicants, it includes tips and ideas on how to design an excellent (Discovery Accelerator Supplement) DAS-quality proposal that will also benefit established researchers who are returning applicants this DG application round. All faculty researchers are welcome to attend.

Please register for this workshop by Monday, September 9, 2019.

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