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Applied Research Information Sessions – Funding Opportunities

Seneca ARIE will host the following information sessions for faculty, focused specifically on 2 upcoming funding opportunities: the Seneca Applied Research Fund (ARF) and the NSERC Social Innovation Fund.  ARF will launch its 2018/19 Call for Proposals late August with applications due mid-October.  It is anticipated that NSERC will launch a Call for Proposals in Fall 2018. This session will provide faculty with information on each of these funds, including eligibility and partner requirements, as well as tips and tricks around successful proposals.

  • Thursday June 14th 11:30-12:30 at Newnham (Room A3006)

  • Thursday June 14th 12:30-1:30 at [email protected] (Room DB1012)

  • Wednesday June 20th 10:00-11:00 at King (Room GH1235)


You are welcome to attend any of the above sessions that best fit your schedule.  Please register by sending an email to Sally Yeung at [email protected]

2017/18 Seneca Applied Research Fund Recipients Announced

On April 19th, 2018, at our Annual Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase, we announced the award recipients for our 2017/18 Seneca Applied Research Fund (ARF).

Improving Community Integration for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Reducing Challenging Behaviour and Enhancing Skills

Award Recipient: Sarah Dunkel-Jackson (FAAHS)

Community Partner: Geneva Centre for Autism

Geneva Centre for Autism, based in Toronto, offers treatment options for children, youth, and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as they transition into contributing, community members. In collaboration with Dr. Sarah Dunkel-Jackson, research assistants from Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology program will develop innovative, evidence-based interventions that promote skill acquisition and challenging behaviour reduction for youth and adults with ASD who participate in the community...more

WeShare Housing Preliminary Research Project

Award Recipient: Jane Haddad (Seneca Business)

Community Partner: NeighbourLink North York

NeighbourLink is partnering with Professor Jane Haddad from Seneca Business, to look into the housing needs of these two groups in the North York region. The findings will be used to plan the pilot project to match seniors living in their homes and who need assistance with the day to day challenges, with women seeking affordable housing in the communities in which they study or work...more

Benefits of Hypnosis & Sound Therapy in Reducing Career Anxiety

Award Recipient: Charmaine Johnson (FCAD)

Community Partner: Career Professionals of Canada

Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) is a volunteer-driven national organization of career practitioners that provides tools and assistance to those who help Canadians seeking employment and developing their careers. The unique stresses of the job search is known to produce mood and anxiety disorders. However, the cost and the months necessary to receive mental health services often make these services out of reach for those who are job hunting. In order to provide their members with leading edge tools to assist Canadians during career development, CPC has partnered with Charmaine Johnson in the School of School of Media at Seneca College to provide hypnosis delivered by video conferencing as a method to reduce and manage anxiety of the job hunt...more

The next call for proposals is anticipated to be launched in August 2018, with applications due in October 2018.

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