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Tri agency session 2013 caura regional meetings wafa bitar sshrc elizabeth boston nserc

Tri-Agency Session

2013 CAURA Regional Meetings

WafaBitar (SSHRC)

Elizabeth Boston (NSERC)

Alexandra Reid (NSERC)

Working Together

to Canada’s Advantage


Tri agency session 2013 caura regional meetings wafa bitar sshrc elizabeth boston nserc

  • Part 1 – Over to you…

  • Research Portal

  • Open Access Draft Policy

  • Capitalizing on Big Data


Research portal

Research Portal

  • Thank you for your invaluable support and collaboration to date

  • Your feedback on the CCV / Research Portal

  • (including Research Administrator interface)

    • Top 3 things that went well

    • Top 3 challenges


Research portal cont d

Research Portal (cont’d)

  • Your feedback on the quality of support provided by the agencies:

  • Webinars targeted at research administrators

  • Agency staff / Support Central helpdesk

  • Ideas or tools that would be useful to your work (e.g., ability to export lists of applications to an Excel format)


Research portal cont d1

Research Portal (cont’d)

  • Next steps

  • We will keep you informed of future phases of implementation for the Research Portal / CCV

  • We continue to welcome your feedback and ideas

  • [email protected]

  • [email protected]


Open access draft policy

Open Access Draft Policy

  • We are seeking your feedback and questions on:

  • Researchers’ questions and concerns about complying with an open access mandate

  • Options for achieving open access to publications (deposit into repositories, and publishing in open access journals)


Open access draft policy cont d

Open Access Draft Policy (cont’d)

  • Availability of repositories, tools and support services through your institution’s library

  • Recommendations for agency support and measures to facilitate the transition towards open access

  • Send us your feedback beforeDecember 13, 2013 [email protected]


Capitalizing on big data

Capitalizing on Big Data

  • We are especially interested in the following:

  • Are you in favour of making data management plans mandatory for all applications submitted to the Tri-Agency/CFI?

  • What obstacles/challenges will the agencies and other stakeholders face in this undertaking?

  • What issues/concerns may be associated with making openly available the data produced through research financed by the funding agencies (including to the public and the private sector)?


Capitalizing on big data1

Capitalizing on Big Data

  • Please encourage members of your institution to provide feedback between now and December 16, 2013. Email responses should be sent to:

  • [email protected]


Tri agency session 2013 caura regional meetings wafa bitar sshrc elizabeth boston nserc

  • Part 2 – For Information

  • Tri-Agency Initiatives


For information

For Information

  • Financial Monitoring – New Review Process

  • Indirect Costs Program – 10th year evaluation

  • Canada Excellence Research Chairs – first phase 2 nominations announced

  • Canada Research Chairs Equity Recognition 2013

  • Gender Summit 2013


For information cont d

For Information (cont’d)

  • Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s – launched in Fall 2013

  • Reminder from the Panel on Research Ethics – comments on proposed revisions to TCPS 2

  • Reminder from NCE – Change in the Reporting Deadline for NCE and NCE-KM Networks


Tri agency session 2013 caura regional meetings wafa bitar sshrc elizabeth boston nserc

  • Part 3 – Agency Updates


Nserc update

NSERC Update

  • New President and Vice-President (Research Grants & Scholarships)

  • Engage Plus – new grants

  • RTI Quotas

  • Statistics – 2013 Strategic Project Grants


Statistics on the 2014 discovery grants competition

Statistics on the 2014 Discovery Grants Competition


Helping showcase our world of discoveries

Helping Showcase our World of Discoveries

  • NSERC islooking for interestingdiscovery stories to promote the importance of the researchenterprise in Canada.

  • Sharewith us at

  • [email protected]


Sshrc update

SSHRC Update

  • Two Executive Positions Opening at SSHRC

  • Imagining Canada’s Future: Six Future Challenges Announced

  • Aboriginal Research

  • Knowledge Mobilization

  • Guidelines for Support of Tools for Research and Related Activities


Sshrc update cont d

SSHRC Update (cont’d)

  • Achievement Reporting

  • Knowledge Synthesis Grants on Skills

  • Partnership Funding Opportunities

  • Partnered Research Training Initiatives

  • Joint Initiatives

  • SSHRC Impact Awards

  • Storytellers


Cihr update

CIHR Update

  • Reforms of the Open Suite of Programs and Peer Review Process

  • Questions : [email protected]

  • Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)

  • Questions : [email protected]


Tri agency session 2013 caura regional meetings wafa bitar sshrc elizabeth boston nserc

  • Part 4

  • Questions / Feedback

  • Consult the Agencies’ Web Sites

  • for more information


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