2023 WCB-Alberta Research Grants Competition


An overview of the grants program:


WCB-Alberta promotes the development of effective disability management services and strategies, optimal approaches to recovery and return to work following workplace injury, and improved understanding of the factors involved in workplace injury. In order to inform better practice, WCB-Alberta provides financial support for research projects that address certain areas of need.


In 2023, we would like to consider projects addressing:

  •        The assessment and treatment of work-related psychological injuries
  •        Outcomes of medical and other interventions

And we will also consider research related to our broader themes below:

  •        Disability management and rehabilitation
  •        Return to work
  •        Medical/rehabilitative interventions
  •        Changing nature of work and the work environment
  •        Improving the predictability of workers’ compensation financing (including economic and demographic factors)
  •        Policy, system-design, and decision-making in workers’ compensation
  •        Knowledge transfer to communities of interest

Researchers specializing in Occupational or Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology, Population Health, Psychology, 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 Friday, March 31, 2023.

For complete details, FAQ, and to obtain a Letter of Intent application template please visit the WCB-Alberta Research Program website:


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


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Workers' Compensation Board - Alberta
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Internal Deadline: 
Friday, March 31, 2023
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Social Science
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