Affiliation, trip purpose, and conference prospectus
Affiliation of the claimant to the research project
|Grad student||Project manager||Guest speaker|
|Research assistant / associate||Visiting researcher|
(Required on all travel claims)
There should not be a need to read a grant application or conference prospectus to confirm that a trip is related to the research; the purpose should contain this information. The purpose should state the circumstance for the trip and provide the reason(s) why the trip was necessary for the research funded by the grant. Example: To attend the research conference on xxxx (the circumstance) which is relevant to my grant funded research on xxxx because …. (the reason).
Example: Attended a conference which discussed molecular biology which is related to my grant because I am hoping to apply the transcriptomics theory presented to my lab experiments.
Example: Fieldwork in the Red River watershed; collected water samples to be used in my NSERC “Name” research where I am analyzing the impact of local mining projects on sediment quantity.
Example: Archival work at the Royal Institute of Archaeology; reviewed bone specimens for evidence of decay directly related to my research grant.
Example: Collaboration at the University of <<name>> with Professor <<name>>; comparison of research findings related to transcriptomics theory which is directly related to my research grant.
Example: Presented a paper at the annual <<name>> conference. The paper was collected data or dissemination of research findings which were directly related to the grant funded research.
Example: Attended the <<name>> conference for purposes of collaboration and networking; topics covered were directly related to my grant funded research.
Example: Attended the <<name>> conference for purposes of collaboration and networking; this is the largest annual conference on <<topic>> and many of the top researchers in this field attend. The conference topic is directly related to the grant funded research.
(Required for research claims where any costs related to a conference are being claimed)
- the conference is related to the research being conducted.
- the travel dates align with the conference dates.
- meals are not double-counted (i.e. unjustified meals are not claimed when included in the conference).
- The daily agenda is required; discretion can be used when printing the complete document is not practical1
1 part of the daily agenda should be printed; consider printing double sided and/or multiple sheets per page; please note that the entire document was not printed in cases where it would not be practical to do so.