Scholarships and awards

External Award: WorkSafeBC Innovation at Work Grants

October 25, 2017
Print

WorkSafe BC funds occupational health and safety research which involve innovative, practical projects that address workplace needs as well as more academic studies or systematic reviews that may assist us with decisions affecting the health and safety of workers in BC.

All proposals and final reports for funded projects undergo external peer review. Research is funded through four competitive streams:

  • The 2018 WorkSafe BC Innovation at Work competition launches November 3, 2017, with an application deadline of February 9, 2018. The award is generally $50,000 and is geared towards funding proposals that are innovative and practical.
  • The Research Training Awards is for research trainees and launches in February. Awards are $45,000 over two years for students working on their doctorate degree and $22,500 for one year for students pursuing a master’s degree.
  • Specific Priorities and Systematic Reviews are based on organizational need and as such have no specific timeline for proposals. Generally, there will be a call in the spring and the fall as applicable.  The funding available is dependent on the scope and nature of the project. 

All research funding is granted based on research priorities supporting WorkSafeBC’s mandate as the workers’ compensation board of BC. The 2017 priorities can be found on the WorkSafeBC research priorities website.

For more information about the WorkSafeBC program, please visit their website.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Volunteer Posting: OLC Blog Writer January 18, 2018
    SFU Career and Volunteer Services and Our Learning Community (OLC) are looking for volunteer writers to create content for their blogs. Apply by January 24, 2018.

  • Welcome Denver Lynxleg, Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator! January 17, 2018
    Denver Lynxleg, the new Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator, will be hosting a meet and greet at the Indigenous Student Centre (AQ 2002) on January 23rd from 11am-12 pm.

  • External Award: Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program January 16, 2018
    Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships (up to 12 months) to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions. Apply by March 6, 2018.

View Posts by Category