Getting started with a research partnership

Are you looking to develop a research partnership and not sure where to begin? Wondering what you need to consider? Searching for funding opportunities? Below are a few resources you can use to begin planning your project.

Building a partnership

Find a partner

Agreements / forms


UVic resources

External links

  • Mitacs offers funding opportunities for students, post-doctorates, professors, and businesses looking to develop partnerships
  • Grant Connect is a funding resource that allows you to search for grants by date of posting, award amount, eligible region and field. Anyone with a UVic account can access the site through the university's account (once signed into UVic, follow the hyperlink beside "Web Link" to automatically log in to Grant Connect)
  • Tri-Council funding
    • The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's (SSHRC) funding page
    • The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council's (NSERC) website
    • The Canadian Institute of Health's (CIHR) funding page

Human Research Ethics

Writing your knowledge mobilization (KM) plan

General strategies

Using KM in grant applications

Using social media to mobilize research

Public engagement opportunities @UVic

Deans' Lunchtime Lecture Series

Speakers Bureau

  • The UVic Speakers Bureau is a community service provided by volunteer speakers from among the faculty, staff, graduate students and retirees who teach, conduct research, study and work at UVic.

Open access publications

Setting up your Research Account

UVic Research Accounting

Research Accounting is responsible for the post award financial administration of all sponsored research accounts and projects as well as a number of specific purpose and internal accounts. They provide assistance and advice to the University community while at the same time ensuring the University's responsibilities for the financial administration of these accounts are met.