Research Support Fund
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- Research Facilities
- Research Resources
- Management & Administration
- Regulatory Requirements & Accreditation
- Intellectual Property
Research Support Fund
2020-21 Research Support Fund Allocation
In 2020-21, KPU will be awarded $142,919 by the Research Support Fund. The majority of this funding is dedicated to supporting the management and administration of KPU's research division, with the remainder distributed towards knowledge mobilization, support of memberships, licenses, creditations and other supports which ensure that KPU maintains a supportive Office of Research Services. We expect to allocate the funds as follows:
In 2019-20, KPU received $95,768 in Research Support Funds and allocated these funds to the following categories:
- Management and Administration of the Institution's Research Enterprise: $25,316
- Regulatory Requirements and Accreditation: $57,241
- Intellectual Property and Knowledge Mobilization: $13,211
n 2018-19, KPU received $87,341 in Research Support Funds and allocated these funds to the following categories:
- Research Resources: $8,431
- Management and Administration: $59,068
- Intellectual Property and Knowledge Mobilization: $19,842
In 2017-18, KPU received $95,350 in Research Support Funds and allocated these funds in the following categories:
- Research Resources: $9,500
- Management and Administration: $66,788
- Intellectual Property and Knowledge Mobilization: $19,062
KPU’s Performance Objectives, Indicators and Outcomes for Federal RSF expenditures can be found here.
KPU supports a broad range of applied research, scholarship, and creative artistry as an integral part of its polytechnic culture of teaching and learning, community engagement, and social innovation. The linkage between distinctive program streams and applied research enables students and faculty to apply practical knowledge and skills in real-world contexts and establish collaborative partnerships with local communities, industry and government.
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