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PDAD&C VPR Memo on Research Alerts – Launch of New Servicefor the UofT Community

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TO:         Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:  Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President, Research Services RE:          Research Alerts – A New Service for the U of T Research Community On behalf of the Research Services Office and our Information Technology Services partners at the University of Toronto Library, I am very pleased to announce the  launch… MoreMore arrow

New Provincial Funding Opportunity for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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TO:           PDAD&C FROM:     Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:     September 1, 2011 RE:           Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Round ________________________________________________________________________ The Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence (ORF-RE) Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Round recognizes the importance of the arts, the humanities and the social sciences to innovation, the… MoreMore arrow

Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 6

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TO:           PDAD&C FROM:     Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:     August 24, 2011 RE:           Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 6 ________________________________________________________________________ The Ministry of Research & Innovation has just released information on Round 6 of the Ontario Research Fund-Research Excellence (ORF-RE) program. The ORF-RE program promotes research excellence of strategic value to Ontario… MoreMore arrow

Tri Council Policy Statement (TCPS2 – 2010) on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans

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To:                          Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs From:                    Professor Paul Young, Vice-President, Research Date:                     March 24, 2011 Subject:               Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2 2010) On December 6, 2010, the second edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2 2010) was released by the federal granting… MoreMore arrow

Memo: Resolving Unrecoverable Deficits in Restricted Research Funds

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February 9, 2011 Dear Principals, Deans, Directors and Chairs On September 24th, 2010, I wrote to Principals and Deans about unrecoverable deficits or losses in non Tri-Council restricted research funds and our plans for resolving the underlying issues. I am writing today to provide an update on the progress we have collectively made and the… MoreMore arrow

Research Administration Improvement and Systems Enhancement – Project RAISE

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TO:                 Principals, Deans, Directors & Chairs FROM:          Professor Paul Young, Vice-President, Research RE:                  Research Administration Improvement and Systems Enhancement –  Project RAISE ________________________________________________________________________ Over the past year, the Research portfolio has undergone significant reorganization and streamlining.  We have adopted a new structure based on three pillars: ·         Research Services to support and advance… MoreMore arrow

SSHRC Partnership and Partnership Development Grants information session on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010, 2-4 pm

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PLEASE ENSURE THAT THIS INFORMATION IS SHARED WITH FACULTY MEMBERS AND RESEARCH FACILITATORS IN YOUR ACADEMIC UNIT I am pleased to invite you to a SSHRC Partnership and Partnership Development Grants information session on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010, 2-4 pm in the Governing Council Chambers, Simcoe Hall.  RSVP to agatha.yim@utoronto.ca  SSHRC’s Brent Herbert-Copley, Vice President,… MoreMore arrow

Important Connaught Funding Program Application Deadlines for Professors

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TO:             PDAD&C to be forwarded to all Professors eligible to apply FROM:      Professor R. Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:        17 September 2010 RE:              Connaught Program Application Deadlines Further to my memo regarding the launch of the new Connaught Programs, I am writing to remind you of the upcoming application deadlines for these Programs.  Connaught… MoreMore arrow

Call for New Connaught Review Panel Members

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ANNOUNCEMENT TO:           Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:    Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE:     13 September 2010 RE:           Call for New Connaught Review Panel Members Further to my earlier communication regarding the launch of the new suite of Connaught Programs, I am at this time soliciting volunteers and/or nominations for appointment to the… MoreMore arrow

VPR Memo #1 2010/11: Research Funding Opportunity – MRI Early Research Award 2010 Competition

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TO:           PDAD&C FROM:     Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:     July 8, 2010 RE:           Early Research Award 2010 (Round 7) ________________________________________________________________________ Please bring this information to the attention of eligible faculty in your department. The Ministry of Research and Innovation has announced the 2010 competition for Early Researcher Awards (ERA).  The ERA program helps promising… MoreMore arrow