Announcements and Upcoming Events


  • The Tri-Councils (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR) have launched a renewal of the Tri-Agency Financial Adminstration Guide. A new Guide is expected to be in place by Spring 2018. Meanwhile, a summary of changes to the Guide may be found here.
  • The Canada Research Chairs program announces the Fall 2017 Recipients List. 176 chairholders were awarded, for a total amount of $145,600,000.
  • In other CRC news, many universities across Canada have announced term limits for their Canada Research Chairs as part of a plan to close the diversity gap in research chairs.
  • Documenting Your Career for Success - Don Haviland, Anna M. Ortiz and Laura Henriques advise how to create a strong reappointment, tenure or promotion file, Inside Higher Ed.
  • Science in Canada needs funding, not photo-ops, writes Andrew Craig for Macleans.

Upcoming Events

  • 10th International Open Access Week (October 22-28, 2018) Shines Spotlight on Increasing the Impact of Research & Scholarship. Find a list of upcoming open access events here.