Research Allowance

The research allowance will be administered by the Department and may be used by the candidate for the following purposes:

  • Travel costs for field work, research conferences, collaborative trips, archival work and historical research
  • Purchase of books, periodicals and journals
  • Purchase of materials, supplies, photocopying, mailing, and expendables
  • Purchase of minor equipment
  • Purchase of experimental animals
  • Computer hardware and computer software programs
  • Costs for the use of libraries, computer and animal facilities
  • Costs associated with the publication of research results
  • Fees paid to research subjects, such as modest incentives for participation, where ethics clearance has been obtained

*All purchased equipment and computer materials become the property of the institution. The research allowance may not be used for hospitality and entertaining expenses.