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The IRSST funds university researchers and other scientific organizations to increase the resources dedicated to research.
A leader in occupational health and safety research in Québec, the IRSST distinguishes itself from other research agencies devoted exclusively to the advancement of scientific knowledge by:
Grant applications must preferably correspond to one of the Institute’s fields of research. Certain themes within each field have been suggested, particularly regarding collaborative research grants. Researchers may contact the leader of the research field in question for more information.
Every year, the IRSST provides funding of $4.4 million for research projects and activities by external researchers. Funding is by project or activity, with follow-up mechanisms that promote interaction with the IRSST.
All funded research must be the subject of a final report, and depending on the duration of the work, of progress reports.
Funding procedures apply to research projects and activities. The term “project” is used solely to make reading easier.
The different form preparation guides (lettrer of intent, protocol and activity) provide clarifications on eligible expenses. Please refer to them.
Update (January 2019): Allowances for students have been raised.
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