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Most recent data available: 2021/22 (as of November 2022)
Update frequency: Annually
Next update: Fall 2023


U15 distribution of Natural Sciences Engineering Research Council (NSERC) individual Discovery Grants (total number granted and total dollars awarded)

Data Sources

Tri-Agency databases

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Individual Discovery Grant awards from the Natural Sciences Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Awards to the federated and affiliated colleges and/or non-academic units


  • Any research awards not administered through the University of Waterloo Office of Research (the Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo (AFIW)and non-academic units may choose administer their awards directly)
  • Research awards from sponsors other councils or agencies


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