Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF)

The objective of the Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF) is to support research and innovation projects that identify better ways to help people prepare for, return to or keep employment and become productive participants in the labour force.

2015 Policy Research Symposium

The second annual Policy Research Symposium brought together researchers funded through the Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund and other government-sponsored initiatives, with policy-makers, academics and leading experts.  Presenters for 2015 showcased research in a range of themes such as teaching quality, access to postsecondary education by vulnerable groups, experiential learning and transitions to the labour market.

Open Call for Proposals 2015-2016

The purpose of the 2015-16 Call for Proposals is to fund short-term research and review projects that improve knowledge in the areas of postsecondary education, labour market, and employment and training policy. OHCRIF funds research and innovation projects that align with the priorities of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

MTCU accepts proposals related to:

  • Skills and return on investment
  • Postsecondary education (PSE) and training policies
  • Labour market programs, policy and service delivery

Schedule

Announcement Date:  April 22, 2015
Closing Date:  June 1, 2015

Resources

Contact:

To request further information on the 2015-2016 Call for Proposals, send an email to OHCRIF@ontario.ca

2014-2015 OHCRIF
2013-2014 OHCRIF