CANSSI operates as a catalyst for discovery and innovation through programs that empower collaborative research. CANSSI is supported under the Discovery Institutes Support program of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. In addition, universities across Canada are institutional members of CANSSI and provide support for CANSSI programs. 

Our Partners

Our National Institutional Members

  • Acadia University
  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Concordia University
  • Dalhousie University
  • HEC Montréal
  • MacEwan University
  • McGill University
  • McGill University – EBOH
  • McMaster University
  • Memorial University
  • Queen’s University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • Trent University
  • Université de Montréal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Université Laval
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of British Columbia – Okanagan
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York University

Benefits of Institutional Membership

Institutional membership offers advantages:

  • Participation in voting at the annual general meeting 
  • Full participation in CANSSI Flagship Programs: CRT, CDPF, GSES, RSG, CANSSI EDI
  • Assistance with local research events such as workshops
  • Access to the Distinguished Visitor Program
  • Employment advertisements featured on CANSSI webpages and in CANSSI social media posts

CANSSI institutional membership is not required for participation in Collaborative Research Team projects or for funding of student travel to CANSSI events.

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