NSERC Discovery Grants Information Session

Updated Information

June 13th Update:

"How to prepare a Discovery Grant application" slide deck now attached.

Tuesday June 11, 2019 8:45am to 12:15pm
University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (level 0)

RSVPs are still being accepted. Sign up today.

RSVP by June 4, 2019 to Patti Minakis (pminakis@uoguelph.ca).

Please indicate what panel break-out session you will attend (GROUP A - Life Sciences or B- Physical Sciences).
Note: space limits the number of participants to 60 people. Please register early.


The Office of Research Services, with participation from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and U of G faculty, is offering an information session on NSERC Discovery Grants (DG).

For more information regarding the Notice of Intent, due in August, please review the detailed Research Alert

Light Refreshments and Networking


NSERC Discovery Grant - Program overview and tips for preparing a strong application

Stacey Lee-Jenkins, Ph.D., Senior Program Analyst, Research Grants, Mathematical and Environmental and Physical Sciences, NSERC

Topics will include overview of the NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) program and detailed "how to" grant writing tips, followed by a Question & Answer (Q & A) period.


 - Break - 


Grant-writing advice from UofG researchers

UofG faculty, including members of NSERC evaluation groups (EGs) and successful awardees, will provide insight into the peer review process, the intricacies of specific EGs and tips for writing successful NSERC DGs. 

Two parallel sessions:

GROUP A: Life Sciences Evaluation Groups 
Relevant to those applying to 1501, 1502, 1503

GROUP B: Physical Sciences and Engineering Evaluation Groups 
Relevant to those applying to 1504-1512


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Health and Life Sciences
Information and Communications Technology
Physical Sciences and Engineering