As Algoma University seeks to fulfil its mission to offer an exceptional undergraduate education, research plays an increasingly important role. We recognize that all faculty research is a valuable component of that mission, and as we proudly grow in our new role as Ontario’s nineteenth autonomous university, we will distinguish ourselves through the people and issues of the region we serve. In particular, research at Algoma University will recognize the significant importance and contribution of the First Nations.
We recognize also that research opportunities provide students with the skills, techniques and cutting-edge knowledge that will enable them to become agents of positive change in their communities through knowledge transfer and cultural enrichment.
Public Acknowledgement of Research Support Fund Grant
Algoma University has been granted $169,300 for the 2015-2016 academic year by the Federal Government’s Research Support Fund. This program helps to fund the indirect costs associated with research.
The Research Support Fund helps universities, colleges, and their affiliated research hospitals and institutes to maintain world-class research environments. The fund can be used to maintain modern labs and equipment; provide access to up-to-date knowledge resources; provide research management and administrative support; meet regulatory and ethical standards; or transfer knowledge from academia to the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. The program helps to reinforce the research investment made by the federal government in the areas of health sciences, engineering, natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities through its three research granting agencies, CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC. Please visit the Research Support Fund webpage for more information.
This year, Algoma University will be using its Research Support Fund allotment to help maintain our existing research labs and facilities, and to provide support to our researchers through our management and administration teams.