VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity


Embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Concepts Throughout your Program of Research

Submitted by Roisin Mulligan on November 1, 2021 - 12:11pm

EDI is more than just recruitment!  Come to learn about specific practices for embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) throughout your research program.  This session will introduce important concepts in EDI and to help you integrate EDI principles, actions and measures throughout your research and scholarly activity.  This session is led by Dr. Roisin Mulligan, SCRA Research Development Manager and Carole Gray, Human Resources Advisor, Recruitment. 

Research Ethic Board Workshop for Faculty Supervising Student Research

Submitted by Roisin Mulligan on November 1, 2021 - 12:06pm

This workshop is intended for faculty who are or will be supervising students conducting research involving human participants. The workshop will focus on how supervisors can support students to submit well-developed applications for ethical review, and will include discussions on REB jurisdiction, benefit/risk analysis, managing risk, undue influence, internet tools, and the REB review process, etc.  Led by Dr. Chris Turner, VIU's Research Ethics Officer.

How to Make the Most of Your Grant Funding

Submitted by Roisin Mulligan on November 1, 2021 - 12:03pm

So you’ve applied for funding, but what happens if you’re approved? How long will it take to get your funds, what will you have to do to track your expenditures, and what do they mean when they tell you a final report is expected? Come learn all about the lifecycle of grant funding, and know what to expect when your funds come in.  Led by May Norman, SRCA Research Services Manager and Kristin Smart, SRCA's new Research Services Coordinator. 

SSHRC Funding Opportunities

Submitted by Roisin Mulligan on November 1, 2021 - 11:40am

Please join the SCRA's Grant Facilitator for an overview of SSHRC’s funding programs. Learn about the key application components shared by all SSHRC proposals and discover best practices for submitting a competitive application.  Bring your questions!

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Meeting ID: 644 9515 8166


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!