Research Western

NSERC - Brockhouse Canada Prize

The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering recognizes outstanding Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines who have come together to produce achievements of international significance in the natural sciences and engineering in the last six years.

Sponsor Guidelines

Subject Areas

The Brockhouse Canada Prize advances Dr. Brockhouse’s vision of interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration in Canadian research and celebrates excellence of the kind exemplified by Dr. Brockhouse in his own career.


RD&S Internal: May 1

Sponsor: June 1

Application Method

Any Canadian citizen may nominate a research team for the Brockhouse Canada Prize. Self nominations will not be accepted. Nominations must include a description of the team’s achievement in one or more of the following areas: its contributions to knowledge; the use of existing knowledge to develop novel solutions to practical problems; leadership in the transfer of knowledge; and other appropriate contributions. Nominations must also provide an explanation of the significance, novelty and impact of the achievements for which the team is being nominated. The grant supports the direct costs of university-based research and/or the enhancement of research facilities. The grant may be distributed in one lump sum or up to five installments, depending on the needs of the recipients

Indirect costs are not supported by this program.


Nominated applications to this award will be internally supported and reviewed through a subcommittee of the University Research Board. Applications should be vetted through your Faculty Dean's Office.

Nominations and Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA Proposal. Requests for Institutional signatures should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline.

Western Contact(s)

Research Officer

Sponsor Contact(s)

The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in
Science and Engineering
Tel.: (613) 995-5829
Fax: (613) 995-7753