Funded Faculty Research at Acadia University


The University Research Fund (Article 25.55)

Article 25:55 at Acadia University supports the direct cost of research and the dissemination of research by the University’s faculty.

Sucsessful Article 25:55 Funded Research Grants: 2022,  2021, 2020,  2019, 2018

Harrison McCain Foundation Awards

The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and Research Nova Scotia (RNS) work together to invest in modern infrastructure that supports innovative research in Nova Scotia’s universities. By investing in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, the CFI and RNS helps Acadia attract and retain the world’s top talent and makes it possible to train new generations of researchers. For a list of CFI and RNS investments at Acadia University from 2018-2023, click here.


Research Nova Scotia

The Research Nova Scotia New Health Investigator Grant supports early-career health researchers who are engaged in work that aligns with the province’s health research priorities.  The grant aims to provide two years of support of up to $100,000 for researchers who are within the first five years of their academic appointment in Nova Scotia or who are new to the field of health research. For a list of New Health Investigator grant winners at Acadia, click here.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

NSERC Discovery Grant Winners 2018-2023

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Winners 2018-2023

Social Science and Humanities Research Council

The Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funds research through the Connections, Insight Development, Insight, Partnership Engage, Partnership Development and Partnership Grant programs. See below for a list of Acadia grant holders from 2018-2023

SSHRC Connections Grant;  SSHRC Insight Development Grant;  SSHRC Insight Grant; SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant; SSHRC Partnership Development Grant; SSHRC Partnership Grant

SSHRC Institutional Grant (SIG)

Through its SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) funding opportunity, SSHRC provides annual block grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty and students in the social sciences and humanities. SIG funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the social sciences and humanities.

Acadia University SIG Holders 2015-2019


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