small logoPolicy #10 - Relationship with NSERC


IPP salaries and benefits are paid with funds from an NSERC Discovery Grant. These funds are administered in accordance with NSERC policies and guidelines.


  • The NSERC IPP Discovery Grant is applied for and held by the Secretary-Treasurer of IPP.
  • The IPP RS program may be reduced in scope or terminated at the discretion of NSERC. Such changes are covered in policy #13. Salary levels will be subject to the availability of funds.
  • NSERC has to approve the hiring of new or replacement RS (see policy #3).
  • Under NSERC rules, RS with adjunct professor status are eligible to receive and administer NSERC grants (see policy #4).