Top 10 COVID-19 Research Updates and Other Helpful Links

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(Updated May 19, 2020 - 12:59pm)


1. The COVID-19 Research FAQ contains the most up to date information on the impact of COVID-19 on research at the University of Toronto.

2. Latest COVID-19 Tri-Council statements regarding support for researchers from SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR

3. Impact of COVID-19 on Ontario Research Fund and Early Researcher Award Programs.

4. Join the Research Round-Up mailing list to receive a weekly summary of all research & innovation communications (i.e. Research Alerts).  

5. Submit proposals for near-term COVID-19 research solutions to:

a. *NEW* SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants Program COVID-19 Special Initiative

i. SSHRC is committed to investing up to $1.5 M over the next two PEG competitions (June and September 2020) to support COVID-19 related projects. Grants are valued at a maximum amount of $25K per project for duration of one year.

b. SOSCIP COVID-19 Response - Call for Applications

c. The NSERC Alliance program’s COVID-19 opportunity

i. NSERC has listed a number of projects that are seeking academic partners.

d. Mitacs New Initiatives

6. Connect with the U of T and affiliated institution research community on the COVID-19 Research SharePoint platform

7. Access Resources for Researchers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

8. Track external funding opportunity deadlines through University of Toronto Funding Opportunities database regularly and/or sign up for Research Alerts

9. Check the Arts & Science Internal Funding Page to stay abreast of internal research funding programs that are continuing, uninterrupted. 

10. Contact the Arts & Science Research Services team if you have questions or want grant application development support.