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The Changing Face of Grantsmanship: Lessons from the field with Joy Johnson

January 04, 2016

What is the best way to secure research funding? What are granting agencies looking for? And what are they going to be looking for tomorrow?

In this session, Joy Johnson, SFU’s Vice-President, Research and former Scientific Director for the Institute of Gender and Health at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research will speak about the past, present and future of the research grant landscape. This talk will include tips and strategies to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in all fields plan and pursue their research careers.

This session is offered in partnership by the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology, the SFU Postdoctoral Fellows Association, and the APEX Professional Development Program with the Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows. 

When: January 26, 12 noon–1:30 pm
Where: Room 7200, WAC Bennett Library, Burnaby
Register via this link.

Dr. Johnson has obtained millions of dollars in research funding from national funding organizations and has published more than 170 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards including the UBC Killam Research Prize. In 2010, she was recognized as one of British Columbia’s 100 Women of Influence. She received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

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