NSERC Discovery and RTI Grant information session

Date: Thursday May 18, 2017
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Place: 280N York Lanes
The Office of Research Services (ORS) is coordinating an NSERC Information Session for those faculty members who are in the process of preparing an NSERC Grant (Discovery and RTI) for this Fall’s NSERC Grant competition (deadline November 1 and October 25, respectively).  All eligible researchers are encouraged to attend this session.  These sessions are intended to provide tips and techniques on how to write a successful application, provide information on the conference model, peer review process and the selection criteria. 
This session includes the following speakers:
Alidad Amirfazli
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering
Successful Recipient of NSERC Discovery Grant (2017-2022)
George Zhu
Department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering
Successful Recipient of NSERC Equipment Grant (2016 Competition)
Dr. Alidad Amirfazli will discuss tips and strategies for preparing a winning Discovery Grant application (methodology, budget etc.) based on his past experience as a new researcher and an established one.  Dr. George Zhu will do the same for an RTI grant application.
The session will also consist of two panel members who all have experience as NSERC Selection Committee members.  They will provide valuable advice on the peer review process.
Ellen Bialystok
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health
NSERC RTI Selection Committee - Biological Systems and Functions
Katalin Hudak
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
NSERC Discovery Grant Selection Committee 1501 – Genes, Cells and Molecules
Moderator: Sushanta Mitra, Associate Vice-President, Research & Innovation
To assist in planning this session, please confirm your attendance by sending an email to research@yorku.ca or by calling ext. 55055.