Join Dr. April Gislason, the Research Facilitator in Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba for their talk on Thursday, April 15th about “NSERC Discovery Grants – Best Practices for Preparing a Strong Application”.


The goal of this seminar is to provide information that will be helpful for both early career and established researchers planning to apply to the NSERC Discovery Grants program this year. The presentation will cover recent changes to the program, the evaluation process, and selection criteria. Best practices will be discussed including tips for writing a strong research proposal, developing your training plan for highly qualified personnel and considerations for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Information about resources available to Faculty of Science researchers will be shared including details on the Faculty’s internal peer review program.

DATE: Thursday, April 15th, 2021

WHERE: Zoom (see below for more information)

WHEN: 2:30pm

The zoom call will open at 2:10pm to allow you to join before the seminar begins. Dr. April Gislason will be there. You are welcome to join the meeting and talk to them. She is also available after the talk for one-on-one meetings or group meetings. Please let me know if you would like to do so.

If you wish to attend a Statistics Seminar please contact Po Yang ( from the U of M’s Statistics Department for more details and Zoom meeting information.