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Create a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (NOI) application in the Research Portal

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June 11, 2014

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Creating a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (NOI)

Create a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (NOI) application in the Research Portal

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June 11, 2014

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Identification

Provide basic details of your application and your organization

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June 11, 2014

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Activity Details

Provide the Research Topics and the keywords that best describe the proposal

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June 11, 2014

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Summary of Proposal

Describe your proposed research in simple terms that could be used for public consumption

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June 11, 2014

1:56

External Reviewer Suggestions

List five external reviewers who can provide an independent assessment and that are not in a conflict of interest

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June 11, 2014

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Reviewer Exclusion

List individuals, collaborations or organizations that you wish to exclude from the review of the application

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June 11, 2014

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How to Obtain your NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV) Confirmation Number

How to obtain your Canadian Common CV (CCV) confirmation to attach your CCV to your Notification of Intent (NOI).

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June 11, 2014

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Uploading your NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV)

How to attach your Canadian Common CV.

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June 11, 2014

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Submitting the Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI)

How to submit your Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI)

Summary

Video Name

Create a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (NOI) application in the Research Portal

Author

NSERC Research Grants and Scholarships

Release Date

June 13, 2014

Description

This set of videos has been created to assist researchers to submit an NSERC individual Discovery Grants application through the Research Portal. Each video represents a step in the application process and complement the Instructions.

Chapters

  • Chapter 1: Creating a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (NOI)
  • Chapter 2: Identification
  • Chapter 3: Activity Details
  • Chapter 4: Summary of Proposal
  • Chapter 5: External Reviewer Suggestions
  • Chapter 6: Reviewer Exclusion
  • Chapter 7: How to Obtain your NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV) Confirmation Number
  • Chapter 8: Uploading your NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV)
  • Chapter 9: Submitting the Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI)

Create a Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant (NOI) application in the Research Portal

Transcript
Chapter 1
  • To reset password click on "I forgot my password"
  • New users: Click on "Create account" to register
  • Password
  • Email address
  • Click on "Create Application"
  • Click on "Create" to select a Funding Opportunity
  • Click on "Open" to begin editing the NOI
Chapter 2
  • Update personal information as required
  • To save changes, click on "Save Profile"
  • Provide a short and descriptive title. This title may be used for publication purposes. Restrict use of acronyms (e.g., DNA, NATO, etc.), and avoid company or trade names
  • Select the language in which the application will be submitted
  • Select the Evaluation Group you consider most appropriate to review your application
  • Select the name of the Organization that will administer the grant
  • If the Department is not in the list, select Head Office
  • Click "Save and validate"
  • Click "Save and next" to proceed
Chapter 3
  • The first research topic must be within the Evaluation Group you have suggested
  • You may select, in order of relevance, up to four additional research topics as required
  • You may select, in order of relevance, up to four additional research topics as required
  • Provide up to 10 key words that best describe this proposal
  • Click "Save and validate"
  • Click "Save and next" to proceed
Chapter 4
  • State the objectives of the proposed research program
  • Summarize the scientific approach
  • Highlight the novelty and expected significance of the work to a field(s) in the natural sciences and engineering

Note: Should your proposed research program change substantially from the time you submit your NOI to the time you submit your application, please contact the program officer responsible for the Evaluation Group you have selected.

  • Include a summary of your proposal
  • Remaining characters indicated at the top
  • Click "Save and validate"
  • Click "Save and next" to proceed
Chapter 5

Provide five external reviewers who can provide an independent assessment of your application and who are not in a conflict of interest. External reviewers should be capable of reviewing your application in the language in which it is written. Reviewers may be from universities, government or industry, as appropriate. Applicants must not contact suggested external reviewers in advance.

Note: NSERC reserves the right to resolve areas of uncertainty and to determine if a conflict exists. For more information on conflict of interest, refer to the Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Policy of the Federal Research Funding Organizations.

  • Enter the required information for each suggested reviewer
  • Provide up to five keywords describing the external reviewer's expertise. Keywords must be comma separated
  • Click "Edit"
  • Click "Add"
  • Repeat for each external reviewer
  • Click "Delete" to remove an external reviewer
  • Click "Save and validate"
  • Click "Save and next" to proceed
Chapter 6

You may request that some researchers, organizations or large collaborations not be involved in the review of your application. Note that this request may be accessible under the Privacy Act.

Note that the exclusion type "Collaboration" refers to large research groups that work on specific projects.

  • Select the exclusion type
  • Enter the name of the group that you wish to exclude from the review of the application
  • Click "Add"
  • Enter the required information for individuals that you wish to exclude from the review of the application
  • Click "Edit"
  • Click "Add"
  • Enter the required information for organizations that you wish to exclude from the review of the application
  • Click "Edit"
  • Click "Add"
  • Click "Save and validate"
  • Click "Back to Application Overview"
Chapter 7
  • Once you have logged in, select "Funding" from the "CV" drop down menu located in the top menu bar
  • Select the Funding Source
  • Select the CV Type
  • Click "Load"
  • Once you have completed the NSERC CCV, click "Submit"
  • A confirmation number will automatically be provided onscreen after you agree to the consent statement
  • Click "History" to view your submission history and preview your CCV in PDF format
Chapter 8
  • Click "Attach"
  • Refer to the NSERC CCV instructions for information on completing and attaching your CCV
  • Enter your NSERC CCV confirmation number
  • Click "Upload"
Chapter 9
  • Once your NOI has been completed and validated, it is ready to be submitted
  • Each module has been saved and validated
  • Click to submit your NOI
  • Read the Terms and Conditions before consenting
  • Click "I Accept" to proceed
  • Return to the Home Page to view the status of your submission
  • Click "Open" to view your NOI

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