Providing essential full spectrum grant support and giving researchers a competitive edge.


Research Acceleration and Strategic Initiatives has a two-part interrelated mandate:

Research Acceleration

Providing a full suite of strategic and practical supports across the application cycle to position researchers and research groups for success in individual, collaborative and institutional grants.

Strategic Initiatives

Leading and implementing strategic institutional initiatives to support research career development for both faculty and undergraduate students.

The core functions of this unit include:

  • Research grant support (pre- and post-award)
  • Large-scale and institutional grant facilitation and management
  • Undergraduate research
  • Partner engagement and research cluster development




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