Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: UP TO $5000
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Mar 24, 2018
Sponsor's: Mar 31, 2018

Subject Areas:

The New International Research Networks award is supported by the office of the Vice-President (Research) and aims to promote new collaborations between researchers from Western and their international colleagues. As the rate of growth of human knowledge continues to increase, we have reached an era of necessary hyper-specialization in which international collaboration is an increasingly fundamental enabler of world-class research. Creating opportunities for researchers at Western to interact with colleagues from around the world is of critical importance to our research mission.

These funds are intended to address the logistical costs incurred during the initial process of setting up a collaborative research project such as travel, communications costs, and/or small-scale exploratory research. Please review the program guidelines for full details.

Application Details: The Western-based applicant must be any full-time research eligible faculty. The international co-applicant must hold academic or industrial research position that is not located in Canada. This award is not intended to fund already established collaborations. The applicant and co-applicant must not have an existing, established research relationship.The completed application form, including an approved ROLA proposal, must be received by RDS at It is the responsibility of the Researcher to ensure that all conditions are met and that applications are complete and submitted to RDS.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Russell-Minda,Elizabeth

Sponsor Contacts:

Research Development & Services
Room 5150, Suppport Services Building
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada
519 661-2111