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

Grant Amount: BETWEEN $20 AND $125 K
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jun 12, 2017
Sponsor's: Jun 19, 2017

Subject Areas:

This call for funding will provide support for researchers who wish to explore digital inclusion and related areas of focus, such as inequities in access to the Internet and digital skills, practices of design which exclude groups or individuals, and explorations of the concrete ways in which people can benefit from the application of digital skills and access across sectors (e.g., healthcare, education, civic participation) as well as ways in which people may be put at risk as a result of lack of knowledge, or skills in digital technologies.

This call is open to both emerging and established researchers and teams who are interesting in exploring digital inclusion and related topics. Research may engage quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods or innovative research designs and methods, but should aim to provide practicable recommendations, identify areas of public need, and propose or evaluate intervention models in the area of digital inclusion.

Application Details: Please review the Sponsor's website for full requirements and submission details.All proposals must be submitted electronically to
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:

Ontario Online Learning Consortium
180 Dundas St West, Suite 1508
Toronto, Ontario, Canada