Upcoming Webinars for New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration 2019

Fri. Jul. 5, 2019

The 2019 Exploration Competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched on July 3rd. All competition documents are available at: and the Convergence Portal has now opened. New this year, researchers at all career stages are invited to apply to the program.

This competition has three stages: a Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) stage with a deadline of August 7th, 2019 (at 8:00 PM eastern) followed by a Letter of Intent to Apply (LOI) stage with a deadline of September 4th, 2019 (at 8:00 PM eastern) and an Application stage with a deadline of December 10th, 2019 (at 8:00 PM eastern). This year, applications at each stage must be submitted via the Research Office. The internal deadlines are: NOI July 30th; LOI August 19th; Application November 18th.

The Tri-Agency is hosting webinars for applicants at each stage. They are anticipating a very high level of interest in the funding opportunity and, consequently, the webinars. Their webinar license has a limit of 1000 attendees per webinar so in order to reach the largest possible audience, they have encouraged research offices to arrange webinar sessions for researchers to join webinars as a group.

The UWinnipeg Research Office will be hosting two NOI stage webinars on the following dates and times:

  1. Tuesday, July 9th from 12:00 – 2:00 – 2M74
  2. Wednesday, July 17th from 9:00-11:00 – 2M70

Webinars will be recorded and presentations will be available on the New Frontiers in Research Funding website following the session. 

For more information, please contact: