Adjudication of CMN Preparatory Call Applications

The Canadian Mountain Network’s (CMN) multidisciplinary adjudication committee met this week to review the applications received for the development of CMN’s Full Application to the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Funding Competition. The adjudication committee is made up of members from the Research Management Committee and the Indigenous Advisory Council. CMN would like to thank everyone who submitted applications. Of the 42 applications we received, 14 have been approved. CMN has balanced the budget allocations evenly between the 3…

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Distribution of CMN Preparatory Call Submissions

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) received 42 Proposals and 39 Abstracts towards the development of CMN’s Full Application to the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Funding Competition. The response was overwhelming and we were very impressed by the quality of the applications received. Quick Facts: Over 200 researchers and 150 collaborators from across Canada responded to the call A total of CA$16,893,102 funding requested over three years 189 communities in total 63 Indigenous communities Of the 42 submissions, 14 are Mode 1, 18 are…

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Deadline Extended for the 2018 Preparatory call for Proposals

New Deadline Monday, May 7, 2018, at 11:00 PM your local time zone. Dear Friends of the Canadian Mountain Network (CMN): On March 23rd the Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) announced a Preparatory Call for Proposals in order to elicit project proposals to support the development of CMN’s Full Application to the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Funding Competition. As a reminder, following an adjudication process, the CMN team will work with successful applicants to include…

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Watch the Canadian Mountain Network – Preparatory Call: Modes of Research Webinar Recording

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) emphasizes three modes of research that exist along a spectrum. The CMN approach emphasizes that a deliberate choice be made at the onset of a project by research partners as to which mode best fits a particular project’s needs as well as its contributions to the network as a whole. The Modes of Research Webinar focuses on Modes 2 (Partnership-driven Research) and 3 (Indigenous-led Research) to educate potential 2018 Preparatory…

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Announcement: Change to CMN Leadership Team

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) would like to welcome Dr. Stan Boutin (Biological Sciences, University of Alberta) as CMN’s new Co-Research Director alongside Co-Research Director Norma Kassi (Arctic Institute for Community-Based Research). We would like to thank Dr. David Hik for his valuable contributions to the development of the CMN, he is transitioning to a Special Advisor role with CMN as he prepares to move to Simon Fraiser University in the fall.   The Canadian Mountain…

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Help CMN Develop a Technology Cluster – Take the Survey Today

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) is working to better understand the cluster of individuals and organizations – academic and non-academic – working with various technologies to help us better understand and interpret change in mountain regions. We believe that CMN funding to support the development and distribution of new technologies will benefit our efforts across all three activity areas – research, training and knowledge mobilization – and our research themes. To facilitate this, we are…

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Canadian Mountain Network Preparatory Call for Proposals

The Canadian Mountain Network is now accepting applications for the 2018 Preparatory Call for Proposals. In order to produce the strongest NCE full application, the Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) is releasing a Preparatory Call for Proposals to elicit proposed research projects; these projects may be funded if the NCE Application is successfully awarded. Preparatory Call Deadlines Single paragraph proposal overview due as soon as possible to ensure the review panel has the expertise required to review all applications. Completed Proposals…

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Register Now for the Canadian Mountain Network – Preparatory Call: Modes of Research Webinar

Register Now for the Modes of Research Webinar The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) is hosting a webinar April 3rd, 2018 from 10 am to 12 pm Mountain Time, to introduce you and your community to the Network as well as discuss an opportunity to build community-based research proposals as part of the CMN’s Mode 3 research support stream. The CMN is a developing national network, which aims to become a national and global leader in…

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The Next Steps for the Canadian Mountain Network Webinar

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) presented the next steps in the Network’s pursuit of Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) funding on March 8, 2018, after successfully being invited to submit a full application in late February. The webinar outlined the requirements for the next stage in the remaining application process: the application deadline is in July with NCE Network funding announcements in October of this year. Networks of Centres of Excellence is a Federally-funded program…

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The Canadian Mountain Network is Invited to Submit a Full Application for Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Competition

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) is thrilled to announce that our Letter of Intent has been shortlisted, and we have been invited to submit a full application for the Networks of Centres of Excellence program competition! This invitation is due to the passion and hard work of our many volunteers, our supporters, and our CMN team. The CMN is thankful for the dedication we have seen since the Network’s inception; we are excited to continue to…

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