Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $100,000
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jun 22, 2016
Sponsor's: Jun 29, 2016

Subject Areas: Big Data

The T-AP Digging into Data Challenge is open to any project that addresses research questions in the humanities and/or social sciences by using techniques of large-scale digital data analysis and shows how these new techniques can lead to new theoretical insights. It is specifically aiming to advance multidisciplinary collaborative projects in digital scholarship that seek new perspectives and insights. Proposals may address any research question in the humanities and/or social sciences, utilising any data source to do so.

Applications must be received by June 29, 2016 and must be submitted via the online submission system hosted by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), To apply to SSHRC or NSERC funding components of the larger T-AP Digging into Data Challenge, an eligible Canadian project leader (under SSHRC or NSERC rules) must submit a budget application to one or both funding agencies. A budget must be submitted in accordance with the requirements of the funding agency to which it is submitted. A project leader can lead more than one Canadian component of the project.

Application Details: Applicants must apply as a transnational research project partnership. Each transnational project is a partnership among a number of national research teams based in any of the participating T-AP Digging into Data countries listed above. Each project must: consist of at least three eligible research teams based in at least three of the participating T-AP Digging into Data countries; include teams from both sides of the Atlantic, i.e., from Europe and the Americas; include teams led by an eligible Principal Investigator; if more than one team from the same country is participating in the same proposal, they must work together and designate one single Principal Investigator; and designate one of the Principal Investigators as the project?s main Principal Investigator/coordinator.More information on Canadian submission details can be found on the Joint Canadian Funders Addendum here:
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 995 4273