Canadian High Arctic Research Station’s (CHARS)
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The Canadian High Arctic Research Station’s (CHARS) pan-northern S&T program has launched its’ first call for Proposals. This first CFP’s will initiate elements of the CHARS program by requesting proposals that will: strengthen monitoring in northern Canada; and fill research gaps in northern regions of significant resource development. For the purposes of CHARS, Canada’s Arctic is defined as the lands and waters that lie north of the permafrost line.
Faculty members at Canadian universities
Total funding: $2.0 million available for 2015-16; $2.5 million for 2016-17; $2.5 million for 2017-18
Proposals can be single or multi-year up to three years.
CHARS’ requires that all funded projects be carried out in partnership with Northerners. Scientists are encouraged to work with community leaders, Elders, hunters and other knowledgeable individuals to incorporate traditional knowledge into the design and conduct of the study. Community input to the research is important, as are sensitive and sound researcher-community relations.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
External Deadline: Feb. 23 2015 11:59 (noon) EST. Project Leader submits application package (maximum size 10 MB. PI to copy all team members on the submission to: CHARS Secretariat (see email above) Late applications will not be accepted.