Resources for current faculty, staff and students

As a current Faculty or staff member, or one of our research students, you can access guidelines and forms needed for being part of our research group at the Faculty of Dentistry.

  1. Apply for funds and grants
  2. Guidelines for research contracts
  3. Starting work in our research labs (onboarding)
  4. Programs and events
  5. Useful links

1. Apply for funds and grants

SEED Grant

  • Grant amount: up to $5k
  • Who can apply: Any faculty member with minimum 50% FTE and primary appointment with Dentistry.¬†
  • Full information for applicants (PDF)
  • How to apply: Complete the PDF application form and submit to Leah Raz (L.Raz@dentistry.utoronto.ca) and Farah Thong (farah.thong@dentistry.utoronto.ca)
  • Deadline: 15 April and 15 October each year

Bridge Grant

  • Grant amount: up to $20k
  • Who can apply: Any faculty member with minimum 50% FTE and primary appointment with Dentistry.¬†
  • How to apply: Information will be posted soon


2. Guidelines for research contracts

 

3. Starting work in our research labs (onboarding)

To start work in our labs, you will need to complete various forms and get access and permissions to work here.

These forms and details will be posted soon.

  • Biosafety: get a biosafety permit¬†
  • Environmental health and safety
  • Complete an ethics request for animal or human ethics
  • Apply for RedCAP access: Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a web-based application to capture data for clinical research and create databases and projects.¬†

 

4. Programs and events

Annual Research Day

Celebrating and sharing our research through oral presentations, keynote lectures and poster presentations.

For current Faculty, staff and research students.

 

Summer research program

The Faculty of Dentistry offers a Summer Research Program, available to undergraduate students from all Canadian dental schools. Through this program, summer students gain experience in laboratory and clinical research. Every year, several competitive travel awards are also available, which fund summer students’ travel to international research conferences.

More details about the program

 

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

All graduate students take the Oral Health Seminar series.

As part of this, you will take part in the 3MT. A competition to communicate your research to the lay-person.

Winners of the Dentistry rounds enter the semi finals of the U of T wide competition.

 

5. Useful links

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI): the administrative support hub for U of T's research and innovation activities.

The Centre for Research Innovation and Support (CRIS): U of T’s researcher-centric resource hub. Find tools, training and expertise across the tri-campus.

Network of Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR): The primary resource for initiating, supporting and sustaining innovative and collaborative oral health research designed to benefit the health of all Canadians