< Events | February 03-March 03, 2023

Research Program Planning Workshop III 

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The BRN Research Workshop Series provides various opportunities for participants to improve their knowledge of existing research grants and equip them with relevant information and tools to navigate their academic careers and industry.

The Black Research Network’s Research Program Planning Workshop is a knowledge sharing initiative to help faculty, early-career researchers, postdoctoral and doctoral students propel their careers. 

In this workshop, Nicole Kaniki, director of EDI in research and innovation, will lead a collaborative research planning session utilizing tools to develop three-to-five-year research program plans. Along with U of T research officers, attendees will also learn successful approaches and strategies to prepare for grant opportunities, including SSHRC, CIHR & NSERC research grants.   

Workshops are open to Black and Indigenous faculty, postdoctoral scholars, doctoral students, junior faculty/early career researchers at the University of Toronto. Medical researchers and resident physicians who are building their research portfolios are encouraged to register. 

Join the BRN in-person on all three campuses:  

UTM campus: 
Date: Friday, February 3, 2023 
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Venue: CDRS, Rm 3230, 3rd floor, MN Building 
UTSC campus:  
Date: Friday, February 10, 2023 
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Venue: Market Place Meeting Room (HW212A)  
St. George campus: 
Date: Friday, March 3, 2023 
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Venue: Room 4043, 4th Floor, Psychology department, Sidney Smith Hall, St. George campus. 

About Nicole Kaniki

Nicole Kaniki is the inaugural director of EDI in research and innovation at the University of Toronto. In her role, she examines, advocates and advances EDI in all aspects of U of T research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Prior to her role at U of T, Kaniki was a special advisor on anti-racism to the president at Western University. She has developed EDI training curriculum and tools and supported grant and proposal development. Kaniki is passionate about social justice and uses an anti-racism and decolonization approach to EDI. 

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