SSHRC Institutional Grant (SIG) Research Information Session October 25, 2007
Eligibility Criteria • Ryerson faculty in the social sciences and humanities, tenure, tenure-track or limited term faculty members • Supporting SSHRC specified disciplines http://www.sshrc.ca/web/apply/background/definitions_e.asp#1
Eligibility Criteria....... • have been a PI for a SSHRC externally funded grant within previous 2 years • OR • commit to apply as a PI within the next two years
Grant Value & Deadline • up to $7,000 • awards granted for a one-year period • Deadline • November 15, 2007 • on-line application process AND • signed off hard copy to ORS
SIG Research On-line application • READ all instructions before proceeding to the on-line form...... • http://www.firefly.ryerson.ca/ors/applications/sig_research/
SSHRC CV (2 parts) • Upload both theSSHRC CV and SSHRC CV Attachments, saved to your PC, to the on-line Application Form. • 1. CV Module Adobe.pdf • 2. CV Attachments msWord.doc • You can do this at any time during the preparation of your on-line application and prior to submission.
Proposal...... • the amount of work still remaining to be completed (for work in progress); • how the proposed activity will prepare the applicant for future externally funded applications; • the expected completion date of the project;
Proposal - description • Avoid jargon, use plain language and include: • the specific nature of the research activity to be funded; • a brief literature review to situate the research, its importance and potential contributions to the field; • the methodology or theoretical approach to be employed, including data collection and analysis strategies; • The time period within which the work will be undertaken;
Anticipated Outcomes • Clearly indicate expected outcomes • publication in a journal • preliminary stage of a larger project • how the project will lead to future externally funded research applications • outline plans for dissemination of results
In order to “Save Application”, complete form up to & including Ethics section
HTML On-Line Application • The SIG-Research on-line Application is an html document offering limited text editing features. • Notepad.exe can be used to edit and save existing text from an MS Word.doc BEFORE you copy text into your application. • To find access: Start, Programs, Accessories, Notepad OR Start, type notepad, press enter • Tables, tabs, bullets and lists are NOT compatible with the on-line application.
List: Bibliographical Notices • Provide an edited list of references consulted in your review of relevant literature
BUDGET • Provide an itemized budget, explaining the relationship of the funds requested to the research proposed, with a clear statement indicating other funding sources to which applicants will be applying, and/or have applied. All budget items must conform to University policy regarding pay and benefit rates, and allowable expenses.
BUDGET • Student Salaries & Benefits • Non-Student Salaries & Benefits • Travel & Subsistence: for research data collection (not conferences) • Professional/Technical Services • Supplies • Non-disposable equipment • Other (Specify) • Total Cost (overall budget)
Budget – eligibility expenses • release time stipends to a max. $5,000 (confirm in advance with Chair) • research assistants • technical services • manuscript preparation • software & equipment rental (not available at Ryerson) • photocopying • books, documents (not available from Ryerson Library)
Budget – ineligible expenses • office equipment rental • professional memberships • child care expense • preparation of teaching materials or text • commercial or contract consultancies • research leading to a degree • consulting fees to PI or Co-investigator • conference travel
Criteria – Review Committee • complete and thorough research proposal • research that has potential to evolve into applications for external research grants • quality and experience of the principal investigator and/or the research team (if appropriate) • the applicant’s record of scholarly achievement, and the funding history of the applicant
Program Deadlines 2007-08 Information Sessions 10:30 –11:30 am, 1 Dundas Street W YDI 1134 RSVP: email@example.com
Program Deadlines 2007-08 all workshops: 10:30 – 11:30 am, 1 Dundas Street W or RBB, RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
SRC Internal ProgramsORS contacts & support • Mary Jane Curtis, program support • Coordinator, Communications and Internal Programs • Phone: 416 979-5000 ext 7310 • E-mail: email@example.com • Elizabeth Mota, technical support for the on-line application process • Program Assistant • Phone: 416 979-5000 ext 6531 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • EXTERNAL SSHRC proposals only): • Jane Burns • Grants/Contracts Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities/CIHR/CRC) • Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 6606 • E-mail: email@example.com
Deadline 4 p.m. November 15 • ORS can help...but don’t leave it too late
APPENDIX • SSHRC CV FORM • and • SSHR CV Attachments
SSHRC – CV Module • log on to SSHRC website https://webapps.nserc.ca/sshrc/logon_e.htm • new user registration or sign on with user ID and password • SSHRC CV FAQs http://www.sshrc.ca/web/apply/application/app_faq_e.asp • support Phone: (613) 995-4273 • support e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SSHRC – CV Module To create a new CV or revise CV: click on “Edit”
1. Complete each Section & and “Save”2. Complete “Attachments” in a separate word file and paste into relevant sections of the SIG On-Line Application Form 2 1 2
Click on ‘MY PORTFOLIO”1.VERIFY to view status report & adjust as needed, “Save”2. PREVIEW pdf view & and save to your desktop 2 1
SSHRC CV Module – save as pdf to your PCclick on “Save a Copy” & name: your_name_cv.pdf to a location on your PC where you can easily access the file.
SSHRC CV Attachments • Click on “Attachments” within “Edit” CV Module for details about the SSHRC CV Attachments. • Save as an MS Word.doc to your desktop to ‘upload’.
SSHRC CV - ATTACHMENTS • Prepare according to SSHRC “Instructions” • and upload to your application as Word or Adobe pdf file attachment. • Research Contributions Over the Last six Years (2001-2007) • Other Research Contributions • Most Significant Research Career Research Contributions • Career Interruptions and Special Circumstances • Contributions to Training