Athabasca University (AU) supports scholarly, research and creative activities, which contribute to the mission of the University and ultimately provide intellectual, social and economic benefits to society. The University is committed to the highest professional standards of scholarly research and research ethics. It acknowledges that excellence in research flourishes only in an atmosphere of free inquiry, and adopts a broad definition of research in order to include a wide range of creative and innovative scholarly activity.
AU recognises that research is fundamentally tied to the quality of its teaching, its courses and its programs. Thus, the University fosters a mutual support among teaching, research and scholarship.
Researchers are encouraged to consult the websites of potential funding agencies for information about funding opportunities, application processes and deadlines for submission keeping in mind the AU Internal deadlines outlined in the Guide to Research Services.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Updated November 24 2015 by Student & Academic Services