CONNECTING RESEARCH AND POLICY FOR BETTER LAND MANAGEMENT

Call for Proposals

2023-2024 Call for Proposals

The call for proposals is now closed.

The Alberta Land Institute (ALI) supports research through calls for proposals for research grants which are issued annually. The call for proposals is focused on particular research questions or themes.  

ALI supports research across disciplines. The Institute’s welcomes proposals in any of the following Research Categories:

Discovery Research: Research undertaken to identify and examine emerging and future issues critical to the Institute’s mandate and areas of study (link). Successful proposals in this category will articulate broad research questions, inform long-range policy development using different disciplines and theoretical perspectives, and offer or inspire new information or innovative solutions to land use and land use management problems. Multi-year proposals may be considered in this category.

Policy Research: Projects focusing on a specific issue of immediate and critical concern to ALI’s stakeholders, providing concrete analysis of policy alternatives, land use instruments, etc., and supported by comprehensive academic research. The primary purpose of projects in this category is to fill knowledge gaps and support decision-making in Alberta.

Educational Projects: Projects aimed at translating and transmitting existing or new ALI or other relevant knowledge beyond the academic community in order to shed light on issues specifically relevant to ALI’s partners and stakeholders and to support public discussion and policymaking in Alberta.

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