OMAFRA - U of G Research Program: Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) and Town Hall Meetings
The Call for Letters of Intent (LOI)
for the OMAFRA – U of G Research Program opened on Monday, September 26, 2016 and will close at noon on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.
LOIs must address one or more priorities of the research themes listed below. Please see the 2016 -17 OMAFRA Research Themes: Consolidated Priorities
for additional details. Details regarding program eligibility can be found here
Researchers are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting
to learn more about theme research priorities and the application process. Town Hall Meetings will be chaired by each theme's Research Program Director.
Research Theme Town Hall Date and Location
- Agricultural and Rural Policy Sept 30, 1:00 to 2:00 pm UC 442
- Bioeconomy – Industrial Uses Oct 4, 2:00 to 3:00 pm UC 334
- Emergency Management Oct 7, 10:30 to 11:30 am UC 334
- Environmental Sustainability Oct 3, 1:30 to 2:30 pm UC 334
- Food for Health Sept 26, noon to 1:00 pm UC 441
- Products and Value Chains Oct 4, 10:30 to 11:30 am UC 333
- Production Systems – Animals Oct 6, 10:30 to 11:30 am UC 335
- Production Systems – Plants Sept 29, 10:30 to 11:30 am UC 335
'Plain language' writing workshops will be offered on October 11th and 13th to help applicants draft their application in the Research Management System (RMS). Email email@example.com for more information.
Letters of Intent must be submitted by noon on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016.
The OMAFRA - U of G Research Program uses web-based software called Research Management System (RMS) for processing applications.
New to RMS? Please verify your eligibility
to apply to this research program before registering. If eligible, please go to the RMS registration page
for a user name and password so that you can complete your research application.
If you have previously applied to a research program through RMS, log in to your Researcher Workbench
to access the Call documents and begin the application process. Please contact Sue Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 519-826-3808 if you experience any issues with your log in.
All Research Program LOIs must be submitted in RMS
on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
OR-5 Forms Required:
Please note that all applications must have a completed OR-5 attached
within RMS at the time of application. The OR-5 form
can be found on the Office of Research site.
If you have any questions please contact Sue Shaw at email@example.com