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Projects to be funded under the Faculty of Science Research Fellows call

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the post-doctoral projects to be funded under the Faculty of Science Research Fellows program. The Research Fellows call was intended to provide direct support to develop and nurture strategic areas of research strength and potential within the Faculty. Eleven proposals were submitted and four projects recommended for funding.

These projects are:
  • Alex Adronov, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, and collaborator, Yingfu Li, Department of Biochemistry, cross-appointed to Chemistry and Chemical Biology. Development of Chemical Sensors Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Conjugates with Aptamers
  • Nicholas Bock, Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, and collaborator, Dr. Sheila Singh, Surgery and Biochemistry, Faculty of Health Science. Personalizing Medicine with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Paul McNicholas, Mathematics & Statistics. Detecting Suspicious Online Behaviour by Clustering Big Data
  • Aimee Nelson, Kinesiology, and collaborators Michael Noseworthy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Margaret Fahnestock, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Faculty of Health Sciences. Discovering the mechanisms that mediate exercise-induced neural plasticity

Faculty of Science Call for Research Fellows

The Faculty of Science is pleased to launch a Call for Faculty of Science Research Fellows. The Faculty plans to provide matching funding for up to 4 post-doctoral positions with the goal to develop emerging interdisciplinary areas of strength. Full information and the application form template can be found here.

Complete application packages must be submitted to Seanna-Lin Brodie-Keys, brodies@mcmaster.ca (electronically; pdf format preferred). Applications are due by December 2, 2016 at 2 pm.

Schedule for 2016 Fall Grant Season – UPDATED

To help with planning for the Fall Grant season, please consult the table below for the upcoming, major NSERC and SSHRC operating grant competition deadlines.  More information about the specific competitions can be obtained from the McMaster contacts listed below. Good Luck!
NSERC Discovery Grants Final Internal Deadline: October 25, 2016
Agency deadline: November 1
Grace Kim, Assistant Director, Development, ROADS, ext 24765

NSERC Discovery Grant website

NSERC 
RTI

Agency deadline: October 25 Grace Kim, Assistant Director, Development, ROADS, ext 24765

NSERC RTI website
SSHRC Insight Grants October 11 at 9:00 am
Agency deadline: October 17,
4:30 pm
Pam McIntyre, Senior Advisor, Development, ROADS, ext 23713  

SSHRC Insight website

Schedule for 2016 Fall Grant Season

To help with planning for the Fall Grant season, please consult the table below for the upcoming, major NSERC and SSHRC operating grant competition deadlines. Information on CIHR competitions when it is available. More information about the specific competitions can be obtained from the McMaster contacts listed below.
NSERC Discovery Grants Notice of Intent to Apply due August 1, 2016, 8 pm (Yes, this is Civic Holiday Monday!) 
Lauren Goldstein, Senior Advisor, Development, ROADS, ext 24519

NSERC Discovery Grant website
NSERC RTI Final internal deadline: September 6, 2016. If planning to apply, please contact Grace Kim. 
Agency deadline: October 25
Grace Kim, Assistant Director, Development, ROADS, ext 24765

NSERC RTI website
SSHRC Insight Grants Final Internal Deadline: October 11, and earlier (September 19) for full internal review
Agency final deadline: October 15, 4:30 pm
Pam McIntyre, Senior Advisor, Development, ROADS, ext 23713  

SSHRC website
     

Schedule for Fall Grant Season – UPDATED

To help with planning for the Fall Grant season, please consult the table below for the upcoming, major NSERC and SSHRC competition deadlines. More information about the specific competitions can be obtained from the McMaster contacts listed below.
NSERC Discovery Grants For full review: September 28, 2015

Final Internal Deadline: October 27, 2015

Agency deadline: November 2
Colleen McGrath, Senior Advisor, Development, ROADS, ext 24519

NSERC Discovery Grant website
NSERC RTI Agency deadline: October 26 Colleen McGrath, Senior Advisor, Development, ROADS, ext 24519

NSERC RTI website
SSHRC Insight Grants Final Internal Deadline: October 6, and earlier (September 16) for full internal review

Agency final deadline: October 15, 4:30 pm
Pam McIntyre, Senior Advisor, Development, ROADS, ext 23713  

SSHRC website
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McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca