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Grant agencies

The university receives funding from, or partners with, several government agencies. Names should be spelled out in first reference, followed by the acronym. The acronym should be used in all other references.

Some common examples include:

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD)
  • Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment (MEDTE)
  • Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
  • Teachers’ Science and Technology Outreach Program (TSTOP)
  • Youth Science and Technology Outreach Program (YSTOP)
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