Research Opportunities

WorkplaceNL provides funding for research initiatives in the following areas:

  • Injury prevention
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Early and safe return to work
  • Labour market re-entry
  • Occupational health or disease

To be eligible for funding, you must be able to demonstrate sufficient subject expertise and the potential of your research to improve health and safety in Newfoundland and Labrador workplaces.

You can submit a research proposal at any time and can discuss your research ideas with the Senior Policy and Research Advisor prior to submitting an application.

Application Process

Stage One: Letter of Intent

Submit a Letter of Intent outlining your contact information, research project title, purpose, objectives, outcomes, and proposed budget to research@workplacenl.ca.

Be sure to outline the anticipated benefits to Newfoundland and Labrador workplaces, and a brief statement on how you intend to share your research findings with stakeholders and the public.

Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited to proceed with a research proposal submission.

Stage Two: Research Proposal Submission

In stage two, applicants will be invited to submit a detailed research proposal that includes:

  • Introduction
  • Literature Review
  • Methodology (including timelines)
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Budget Details
  • Investigator’s Credentials

Our Board of Directors reviews and approves all research funding applications. Approved research projects will be monitored by the Policy, Research and Internal Review Department.

Research Projects and Reports

Click here to view research projects and reports.