Events & Deadlines

Events and Deadlines

New Tri-Agency Funding - Information SessionsNew Frontiers in Research Fund

The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) will invest $275 million over the next five years, and $65 million ongoing, to support international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research. It is comprised of three streams to support ground-breaking research:

  • Exploration will generate opportunities for Canada to build strength in high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research;
  • Transformation will provide large-scale support for Canada to build strength and leadership in interdisciplinary and transformative research; and
  • International will enhance opportunities for Canadian researchers to participate in research with international partners.

Details on this can be found here.

Information sessions on this opportunity will be held on the following dates:

  • Monday, December 17, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | EL 4201 Register
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | EL 4201 Register

Deadline for the first call for Letters of Intent to apply: Friday, January 11, 2019

For further information, please contact Julia Johnson at or call (403) 440-6069.

Research Recognition AwardsThe Office of Research, Scholarship and Community Engagement is pleased to announce the second annual Research Recognition Awards opportunity is now open and accepting applications. Six awards will be given to MRU scholars to recognize their outstanding achievements at all career stages and from all disciplines.

These awards are designed to celebrate faculty members at Mount Royal University who are making extraordinary contributions to their respective academic/professional fields, our students, and our communities. By celebrating our faculty members, these awards support and enhance the burgeoning research culture at MRU.

Details on this opportunity can be found here.

Important Dates

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 5 p.m. - Deadline to nominate a scholar
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5 p.m. - Deadline for a nominee to apply for an award

If you require assistance with this process, please contact Julia Johnson in the ORSCE at 403.440.6069 or

Funding OpportunitiesFor a full list of funding opportunities and deadlines, please see our Funding Opportunities page. 

For workshop dates, see our Resources and Training page.