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Research opportunities

WorkSafeBC’s Research Grants Program supports research related to occupational health and safety and work disability to provide insight and solutions for issues faced by workers, employers, and WorkSafeBC.

Current funding opportunities

We offer funding through the following grant categories:

Grant category
Who can apply
Focus of research
Important dates
(subject to change)
Research Training Awards Graduate students in B.C. Master’s and doctoral students pursuing OHS and work disability research Next competition: November 2023
Ralph McGinn Postdoctoral Fellowship Doctoral graduates in Canada OHS and work disability research Next competition: November 2023
Applied Innovation and Proof of Principle and Prototyping
Any Canadian resident
OHS research leading to practical workplace solutions
Next competition: November 2023
Specific Priorities/
Systematic Reviews

Academic researchers
Scientific research to address operational needs and strategic priorities

Worker and employer engagement and incentive programs supporting RTW 

Closes: April 24, 2023, at 4 p.m.

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Need more information?

If you have any questions about our program or the research we support, our Research Services team will be happy to help.