VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity


Mitacs Research Partnership Funding Opportunities

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:32pm

Mike Kennefick, a Business Development Specialist working with VIU to create research projects for students between academia and industry will provide details about research partnerships opportunities. In particular, Mike will discuss the Accelerate, Elevate, Business Strategy Internship and Research Training Award programs. This will be followed by an open discussion for participants about Mitacs and its offerings, as well as eligibility criteria for these programs.

A New Take on the 3 'R's: Reading, Writing & Research: Undergraduate Students as Scholars

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

Join us to discuss research experiences for the humanities and social sciences. SRCA is hosting a small VIU panel to share ideas about integrating research and scholarship into classroom settings as well as guiding undergraduates in their own inquiry based projects. Come hear about applied examples that you can integrate into your own teaching and scholarship.

The Community as a Resource: Applied Research and Service Learning for Students

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:27pm

Will you have students working with a community/industry partner on an applied research project during the F20 or S21 as part of course work or program requirements? Or are you interested in shifting a course in this direction? Come to learn about a great opportunity to get the students a small stipend, and the program materials to make it more accessible and sustainable.

Knowledge Mobilization (KM) 101

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:25pm

Knowledge mobilization is about finding ways to do more with what we know, to ensure that our research creates positive impacts in, with and for our communities and greater society. In this workshop, Tanis Dagert, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator at SRCA will introduce you to some of the KM basics, ideas and opportunities. Planning for knowledge mobilization activities beyond the traditional approaches, also helps with grant proposals, partnership meetings, and long-term impacts!

Publishing and Scholarly Identity for your Research and Creative Activity

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:23pm

Attend one or both parts of this two-part session. Times are approximate and attendees are welcome to join and leave as they need to.

10:00 - 10:45am Part One: Considerations in deciding where to publish, including predatory publishers, publishing agreements, Tri-agency requirements, APCs and discounts.