Upcoming Opportunities



SSHRC Connection Grants

Deadline: May1, August 1, November 1, February 1. Applicants can expect results within approximately 8 weeks.

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating.

Value and Duration: $7000 to $25,000 for 1 year. 50% matching funds required (excluding registration fees).

Mitacs Accelerate Internships

Deadline: Rolling deadline

The Accelerate Program provides interns with the opportunity to transfer their skills from theory to real-world application, while companies gain a competitive advantage by accessing high-quality research expertise.

Value and Duration: $15,000 ($7,500 from MITACS & $7,500 industry match) for 4 months.

Mitacs Globalink Research Awards

Deadline: Rolling deadline (10-12 weeks before project start)

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides the opportunity for faculty members and students at Canadian universities to build an international research network and undertake research abroad.

Value and Duration: Up to $5,000 to Canadian supervisor for student travel expenses for 12-24 weeks.

Millennium Technology Prize 2016

Deadline: July 31, 2015

The Millennium Technology Prize is given every two years to a technological innovation that enhances the quality of people’s lives and contributes to sustainable growth. The prize is awarded by Technology Academy Finland, an independent foundation established by Finnish high-tech industry in partnership with the Finnish government and academic institutions. The patron of the Prize Ceremony is the President of the Republic of Finland.

Value: €1 million.

Matsumae International Foundation - 2016 Research Fellowship Program

Deadline: August 31, 2015
ORS Deadline: August 17, 2015

These fellowships are open to active, young researchers of outstanding character who are conducting research in natural science, engineering and medicine (first priority); social sciences, humanities, and arts (lower priority).

Value and Duration: 220,000 yen (approx. $2,307) for travel and 120,000 yen (approx. $1,258) for local travel upon arrival, for 3-6 months.

Early Researcher Awards (Round 11)

Agency Deadline: August 24, 2015
ORS Notice of Intent Deadline: June 25, 2015

The goal of the Early Researcher Awards program is to attract the best and brightest innovators and researchers from around the world, keep home-grown talent here and seize opportunities for global leadership. These goals are key to the Government of Ontario’s Innovation Agenda. The ERA program is a discretionary, non-entitlement program that encourages applications from all disciplines.

Value: $100,000 (to be matched by $50,000 from researcher’s institution).

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Agency Deadline: September 23, 2015
ORS Internal LOI Deadline: July 23, 2015

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program aims to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally, to develop their leadership potential and to position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow, positively contributing to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth through a research-intensive career.

Value and Duration: $70,000 per year for 2 years.



eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (Call for Papers)

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ECJHSS) is an open-access and peer-reviewed Journal. The journal publishes bi-monthly in printed and electronic format for accessibility purpose of researchers.


Journal of Arts and Education (Call for Papers)

Journals of Arts and Education, is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal that publishes substantive and integrative reviews, as well as summary reports of innovative ongoing research programs. We welcome the submission of articles in the areas of subject in line with Art and Religion, Biblical Studies, Cultural and Historical Studies of Religions, Ethics and Social Theory, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Interreligious Studies, Liturgical Studies, Orthodox Christian Studies, Religion and Psychology, Systematic and Philosophical Theology, Educational Psychology, Educational Adminstration, Educational Management,Science Education, Social science, History Education, Physical and Health Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Arts Education, Guidance and Counselling Psychology.

JAR: Journal for Artistic Research (Call for Papers)

The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is an inter-national, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed journal for the identification, publication and dissemination of artistic research and its methodologies, from all arts disciplines.

Canadian Visual Analytics School: CANVAS 2015

July 27-29
York University, Toronto

Now in its 3rd year, CANVAS 2015 has become an intensive learning experience focused on data analytics and visualization, breakthrough innovations, and technology solutions. Over 5 days, 200+ students, academic researchers, and industry professionals from diverse institutions and areas of expertise will share best practices, build new partnerships and identify new cross-cutting solutions for smarter platforms, more reliable and more relevant data impact.

4S Denver: The Reflexive Turn in Art and Science Studies (Conference)

November 11-14, 2015
Sheraton downtown, Denver, Colorado

4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) Denver will focus on the importance of Making and Doing, illuminating the importance of material practice to knowledge production not only in the sciences but in Science & Technology Studies itself, raising questions which are central to the emerging field of Art and Science Studies. This stream explores the novel questions, methodologies, and theoretical implications of scholarship and practice at the intersection of  art and science studies with the aim of crystallizing our understanding of how the arts are intervening in our discipline. What do art and design have to offer STS scholars?  How have recent experiments with making and doing STS transformed conceptions of relations between art, science, design and technology?