Forms, Policies and Guidelines

Guidelines for Grant Holders

Overview of information for grant holders such as (but not limited to) account opening, research ethics, reporting to external funders,  protecting intellectual property, nondisclosure agreements and patents and commercialization

Hosting a Conference

Request to host a conference, apply for funding and provide promotional material for the Research Office

Non-disclosure agreement for Research Assistants

Including (but not limited to) research assistant employment, intellectual property and confidentiality

Research Integrity Policy

Including (but not limited to) academic freedom, integrity in scholarly research, conflict of interest, fraud or misconduct, possible breaches of conduct, confidentiality, investigating allegations and promoting awareness and education

NSERC Research Tools and Instrumentation Grants

Adjudication of NSERC Research Tools and Instrumentation Grant Proposals

Research Assistant Employment

Overview of research assistant wages, allowable hours, contracts and timesheets and employer contributions

Research Conference Travel

Overview of research conference travel

Research Institutes and Centres Policy

Overview of research groups, institutes and centres

Research Proposals and Agreements

Including (but not limited to) responsibilities (VPA, DRGS, principal investigator, researchers), research proposals and administrative procedures

Start-up Grants

New faculty members are eligible for a one-time grant of $2,000 within the first two years of tenure-track appointment.

Student Employment Policy and Guidelines

Guidelines for Hiring Students

Student Intellectual Property Policy

Guidelines and regulations around intellectual property (IP) related to works created by CBU students as part of their course work as well as when they are employed to conduct research

Use of Residual NSERC and SSHRC Fund

NSERC and SSHRC grants that have ended and have not been renewed or extended may have residual balances. Under certain circumstances determined by their Finance and Awards Administration Division, NSERC and SSHRC allow residual funds from prior years to be retained by an institution.

Visiting Researchers

Handbook for visiting faculty, scholars and students including (but not limited to) office space, CBU ID card, library access, research policies, research ethics board, animal care committee, disclosure of research  and human resources policies