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Structuring a Successful NSERC Discovery Grant

Structuring a Successful NSERC Discovery Grant

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JHE A114

Event Contact:

Andrea Colbert-DeGeit, Executive Officer

colbert@mcmaster.ca

Ext. 24900

 

Overview

Facilitator: Dr. Wael El-Dakhakhni, Acting Chair and Professor, Department of Civil 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 the gate 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.  The 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 10, 2018.

Light refreshments will be provided.