Large-scale Proposals and Institutional Programs

Strategic Research Initiatives (SRI)

a unit of the Office of the Vice-President Research

SRI aims to increase the research intensity of the University of Saskatchewan by engaging the university research community in the incubation and development of large-scale institutional research programs and infrastructure projects, developing nominations for national and international reputational awards, and assist in linking research and teaching through undergraduate research.  

Programs we support

  • NSERC – CREATE, Industrial Research Chairs, CRD*, SPG-N
  • SSHRC – Partnership Grant
  • CIHR – Foundation Scheme, Team Grant
  • Networks of Centres of Excellence
  • Genome Canada
  • Canada Research Chairs (CRC)
  • Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC)
  • Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) large-scale competitions – Innovation Fund (IF), Major Science Initiatives Fund (MSI)
  • Western Economic Diversification Canada

*200K Annual Contribution