The Carleton University Research Office (CURO) is the department within the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International) that supports research activity in the Carleton University faculties.
CURO personnel help faculty members to prepare grant proposals, deal with contracts, and to prepare reports and budgets. CURO also acts as a bridge between faculty members and the university departments and services that support varied research programs, such as Facilities Management and Planning and Research Accounting.
Opportunity The Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) Program provides substantial and timely additional resources to accelerate progress and maximize the impact of superior research programs. The DAS Program provides substantial and timely resources to a small group of researchers whose research proposals suggest and explore high-risk, novel or potentially transformative concepts and lines of inquiry, ... more
Background The Ontario Government has long recognized the importance of food safety research as a tool to better characterize the risk presented by food contamination, to reduce risk through new detection instruments and methods, and to support the development of effective regulations and policies. For this reason, the Ontario Food Safety Research Program (FSRP) was launched ... more
Background Health Quality Ontario (HQO) is an independent government agency, created under the Commitment to the Future of Medicare Act on September 12, 2005. A catalyst for quality, an independent source of information on health evidence, a trusted resource for the public. HQO is a partner and leader in transforming Ontario’s health care system so that ... more
Background Despite more than a decade of focus on the Millennium Development Goals, intolerable inequities in health between high- and low-income areas in the world persist. For example, malnutrition in children is over 10 times more prevalent in developing countries than developed countries, a newborn is over 35 times more likely to die in ... more
FUNDING OPP: Canada-Israel Industrial Research & Development Foundation (CIIRDF) – Canada-Israel Energy S&T (CIEST) Fund
Background The Canada-Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (CIIRDF) stimulates collaborative research and development between private sector companies in both countries, with a focus on the commercialization of new technologies. In support of this mandate, CIIRDF: Promotes the benefits of Canada-Israel R&D collaboration Offers a matchmaking service that brings together Canadian and Israeli companies ... more
Background The Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) was created to broaden and accelerate the development of new economic thinking that can lead to solutions for the great challenges of the 21st century. The havoc wrought by our recent global financial crisis has vividly demonstrated the deficiencies in our outdated current economic theories, and ... more