ERA information session

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Location: York Lanes, Room 305
The Strategic and Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI) Unit, Office of Research Services is coordinating an Early Researcher Award (ERA) Information Session for those faculty members who are preparing an application in the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science’s Round 14 competition for the ERA. All eligible researchers across campus who are interested in applying are encouraged to attend. This session is intended to provide a general overview of the ERA funding opportunity, its peer review process, and tips and techniques on how to write a successful application. 

This session includes both a presentation and panel discussion. An overview of the program will be given by SIRI, followed by a panel discussion. The panel will be made up of two successful York University ERA applicants and one faculty member who has served on an ERA review panel, who have agreed to answer questions and share best practices with applicants:

Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
ERA Program Review Panelist


Associate Professor, Department of Dance
Faculty of Science 
Recipient of an ERA in Round 9 

Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology & Health Science
Faculty of Health 
Recipient of an ERA in Round 13 

If you have any questions, please contact Sean Collins, Strategic and Institutional Research Specialist, at ext. 44670 and by e-mail at