College Research Annual Summaries

Selected funding figures are available from 2011/2012 to 2015/2016  based on data collected by the Office of the Vice President (Research). For complete funding information on the College, please visit the Office of Research Report on Research Funds Awarded (Office of Research, 2015-16 Report).

Networks of Centres of Excellence

The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) are unique partnerships among universities, industry, government and non-governmental organizations aimed at turning Canadian research and entrepreneurial talent into economic and social benefits for all Canadians. An integral part of the federal government's Innovation Strategy, these nation-wide, multidisciplinary and multisectorial research partnerships connect excellent research with industrial know-how and strategic investment.

Canada Research Chairs

CSAHS is the proud home of seven Canada Research Chairs (CRC). The CRC program is a federally funded initiative designed to enable Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence, and become world-class research centres. Appointment of the Chairs is based on nominations from Canadian universities and a thorough assessment by the CRC Adjudication Committee.

The specific objectives of the Canada Research Chairs Program are to:

Canada Research Chairs Infrastructure Fund

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) provides infrastructure support to the Canada Research Chairs Program.

Current CRC Holders:

Dr. Aaron Berg (Department of Geography) for "Remote Sending for Advances in Terrestrial Hydrological Modelling".

Leaders Opportunity Fund

The Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) builds on the New Opportunities Fund and Canada Research Chair Infrastructure Fund. The LOF was designed to assist Canadian universities attract and retain exceptional researchers. The program offers universities the opportunity to:
  • Acquire infrastructure for their leading research faculty to undertake cutting-edge research and
  • Create competitive packages of research support infrastructure, direct research costs, and operating funds.

LOF projects include:

Canada Foundation for Innovation

Overview: Canada Foundation for Innovation

Forms & Guidelines

Research Guidelines

Faculty Research Support Guidelines (CSAHS specific):

Canada Foundation for Innovation

Overview: Canada Foundation for Innovation