NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Q&A Session

Thursday September 22, 2016 1:15pm to 2:30pm
University Centre, Room 442


Applicants who will be applying to the 2017 RTI competition are invited to attend this informal Q&A session. This session will not include a formal presentation on the RTI program, however, four (4) expert panelists will participate by answering questions from applicants in this fast-paced Q&A session. We strongly encourage applicants to email their questions in advance of the session in an effort to ensure that all of the questions are answered during the session.

Q&A Panelists:

Dr. Teresa Crease

NSERC RTI Evaluation Group Member, Environmental Sciences


Dr. Richard Manderville

NSERC RTI Evaluation Group Member, Chemistry


Dr. Lawrence Spriet

NSERC RTI Award Recipient, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences (2016)


Dr. Suresh Neethirajan

NSERC RTI Award Recipient, School of Engineering (2016)




1:15 pm – 1:30 pm                  Light refreshments
1:30 pm – 1:35 pm                  Introduction from Office of Research
1:35 pm – 2:25 pm                  Q & A Session with panelists
2:25 pm – 2:30 pm                  Closing remarks

To RSVP for the Q&A session and submit your questions for the panelists in advance of the session, please contact Patti Minakis (pminakis@uoguelph.ca) by Friday, September 16, 2016..

Special Note: NSERC will be hosting an RTI webinar for members of the research community across Canada on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 1 pm to 3:30 pm (ET). This webinar will provide an overview of the NSERC RTI Program, the Research Portal, and CCV requirements. To attend this webinar, use the following Conference Number 1-877-413-4788, Conference ID 5248493, and link http://nsercofcanada.adobeconnect.com/complete-application/ The slides from this presentation will be made available in hard copy format at the Q&A session on September 22, 2016, and can be requested in electronic format thereafter.

For more information about the webinar on September 14, 2016, please see: http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/news/2016-06-08/nserc-hosting-webinars-how-complete-rti-application.

For information about applying for an NSERC RTI grant, please see: 


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