Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Monday, June 24th, 2024
Time: 9:30 am — 11:30 am
Location:Nicol, 5010
Audience:Faculty, Staff
Contact:Kyla Baron,

This session, co-hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Design and the Faculty of Science, aims to provide researchers with comprehensive insights into the NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) program, whether it is your first time applying or you are working towards a renewal. This session will include active discussion and engagement with faculty members who have experience serving on NSERC DG evaluation groups.

Location: 5010 Nicol Building and Zoom (Hybrid Session)

Key topics to be covered during the session include:


  • An overview of the NSERC DG program, including success rates at both Carleton and across Canada.
  • Information and tips on proposal development, the peer review process, and evaluation criteria.
  • Panel discussion regarding their experiences reviewing applications, and what they look for (both positives and negatives) in funding applications.



Jason Jaskolka, Associate Professor, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Design.

Pat Morin, Professor, School of Computer Science, Faculty of Science.

Banu Örmeci, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Design.


Please register in advance here:


This session will be recorded and made available to registrants. Slides will also be available after the session. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting should you choose to participate online.