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There are several ways to secure funding and access support for your research. Click below to find information about the available funding and how to apply.

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Learn more about creating an account on the Athabasca University Research Portal and access helpful instructions for reviews and approvals.

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We work with researchers throughout their research project lifecycle, from proposal development to finishing a project.

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