VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

General

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.

Research Data: Planning for it, Managing it, Meeting Accountabilities

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:20pm

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.

9:00-9:50 Part One: Overview of data management requirements, planning & tools

10:00 - 11:00 Part Two: Data management tools in action: DMP Tool, VIU Dataverse @ ScholarsPortal

Key Points to Successfully Managing Grant Funds

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 1:14pm

If you have funding but need some help you’ve picked the right session.  We will go over how to access your funding, address common questions about expenses and introduce key VIU and Tri-Agency policies and procedures related to research expenses. This session will be useful to researchers that hold either internal or external funding.

Grant Writing Basics

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 12:50pm

Join VIU’s Research Grant Facilitators, Bettina Ruhstein and Roisin Mulligan for a one hour crash course on grant writing basics. Whether you’re just getting started or looking for some tips to put in a more competitive application, we can help.

BioSafety @ VIU

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 12:30pm

Come and meet VIU's new Biosafety Officer! In this short course, Jen Kebe will outline Biosafety at VIU, the new Biosafety Training Program, and how to apply for a Biosafety Authorization from the Institutional Biosafety Committee. The aim of this course is to ensure all labs activities are as safe as possible and compliant with terms of VIU's Level 2 Containment license.

Research Ethics for Faculty Supervising Student Research

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 12:28pm

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.

VIU Internal Awards Program

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 12:22pm

The VIU Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Office awards over $100,000 a year in internal grants.  We have grants for just about everything including publishing, research centres, teaching release, travel, and knowledge mobilization. We also have a new grant program focusing on Health Research. Come check it out! Bring your questions.

SSHRC Funding Opportunities

Submitted by Tanis Dagert on April 26, 2021 - 12:14pm

Join VIU’s SSHRC Grant Facilitator Bettina Ruhstein 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.