WCB-Alberta Research Grant 2018

Request for Proposals: WCB-Alberta Research Grants Program 2018

WCB-Alberta promotes injury prevention and encourages the development of effective disability management services and strategies.  In order to inform better practice, WCB-Alberta provides financial support for research projects that address certain areas of need.

In 2018, priority will be given to projects addressing:
·        Disability Management and Rehabilitation
·        Return to Work
·        Medical/rehabilitative interventions
·        Occupational disease
·        Changing nature of work and the work environment
·        Improving the predictability of WCB financing (including economic and demographic factors)
·        Policy, system-design, and decision-making in workers’ compensation
·        Knowledge transfer to communities of interest

Researchers specializing in Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology, Population Health, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sciences, Law, Economics and other Social Sciences are encouraged to apply for funding.

To apply:
Submit a Letter of Intent to the WCB-Alberta Research Coordinator by March 30, 2018.
For complete details, and to obtain a Letter of Intent Template, please visit the WCB-Alberta Research Program website:

For more information please contact Amy Procter, WCB-Alberta Research Coordinator, at:
research@wcb.ab.ca or by phone at (780) 498-4816


Agency Name: 
Workers Compensation Board of Alberta
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
Maximum of $60,000 for large projects. Indirect Costs are not eligible.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Friday, March 30, 2018
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: