Climate Change Prevention Programs

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Collaborative Research

Climate Positive Energy facilitates high impact collaborative research via:

  • Providing catalyst grants for interdisciplinary, high-risk research
  • Funding distinguished post-doctoral fellows
  • Developing research infrastructure and collaborative spaces
  • Assisting with grant preparation
  • Fundraising to attract leading faculty
  • Facilitating workshops to strengthen connections and collaboration between the social and physical sciences
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Climate Positive Energy will provide world class training via:

  • Offering travel awards to attend external conferences and workshops
  • Supporting and attracting world-class PhD students
  • Creating a PDF and PhD support network and mentorship program
  • Hosting workshops and hackathons
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Climate Positive energy works to build partnerships with community groups, government, and industry. Climate Positive Energy aims to focus on establishing and supporting meaningful long-term engagement and collaboration with indigenous partners to support equitable clean energy solutions. Partnerships are built via:

  • Visiting scientists
  • Industry and community ideation workshops
  • Dedicated initiative partnership officer
  • Community engagement grants
  • Townhalls
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Knowledge Translation & Promotion

Knowledge translation and promotion is essential for catalyzing interdisciplinary research, climate action and technology commercialization. Climate Positive Energy will promote knowledge sharing and translation via:

  • Technology validation grants
  • Entrepreneurship training
  • Speaker series
  • Clean energy symposiums
  • Policy white papers
  • Communications and news on clean energy research at U of T