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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Allocations of Research Support Fund grants

Funding that Ontario Tech U has received from the Research Support Fund over the past four years can be viewed in the graph below. The university was allocated:

  • $1,935,801 in 2021-2022
  • $1,835,662 in 2020-2021
  • $1,798,806 in 2019-2020
  • $1,773,547 in 2018-2019
  • $1,673,236 in 2017-2018

  Research Support Fund Allocation 2021-2022

Funds are allocated to defray expenditures in the following categories:

The funding is allocated to the categories by the following process:

  • Central allocation: Annually, a portion of the research support program is allocated to maintain the current level of services and support the research environment. Specifically funds go towards the costs in the following categories:
    • Research facilities to defray the cost of utilities in research space and renovate and update laboratory space.
    • Research resources to defray the costs associated with the acquisition of library research holdings and maintain subscriptions to electronic journals and databases.
    • Management and administration to defray the costs of supporting grants administration and financial compliance and reporting.
    • Regulatory requirements and accreditation to maintain the operation of the Research Ethics Board, the Animal Care Committee, the Radiation Safety Committee and the Biosafety Committee.
    • Intellectual property and knowledge mobilization to support the management of intellectual property and the maintenance of the existing patent portfolio.