Posts Categorized: Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Early Career investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health (Registration)

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019 Application Deadline: May 14, 2019 This funding opportunity is a collaboration between three CIHR institutes with a goal to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to early career investigators. The program will fund research across the four CIHR research themes (biomedical, clinical, health services,… Read more »

Early Career investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health – Application

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019 Application Deadline: May 14, 2019 This funding opportunity is a collaboration between three CIHR institutes with a goal to build research capacity in maternal, reproductive, child and youth health by funding operating grants to early career investigators. The program will fund research across the four CIHR research themes (biomedical, clinical, health services,… Read more »

CEEHRC (Epigenetics) Research Consortium – 2019

This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC); a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. CEEHRC is Canada’s contribution to the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC). Epigenetics is the study of changes in the regulation of gene activity and expression that are not dependent on alterations… Read more »

Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research (NEURON) – Pre-Proposal

NOTE: The pre-proposal submission deadline to the NEURON Joint Call Secretariat is March 11, 2019 14:00 (C.E.T). The ‘Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research’ (NEURON) was established under the ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission. The aim of ERA-NET NEURON is to coordinate and optimize research efforts and funding programmes of its partner countries in the fields… Read more »

Transitions in Care – Evaluation Grants

About the CIHR Transitions in Care multi-Institute Initiative The goal of the Transitions in Care (TiC) multi-Institute initiative is to improve the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that transforms the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. About the Evaluation Grants This funding opportunity is part of the TiC Initiative…. Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2019) – Registration

Competition 201902JCI Registration Deadline 2019-01-29 Application Deadline 2019-02-26 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-09-04 Funding Start Date 2019-10-01 The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biom edical science. This fifth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease,… Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2019) – Application

Competition 201902JCI Registration Deadline 2019-01-29 Application Deadline 2019-02-26 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-09-04 Funding Start Date 2019-10-01 The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biom edical science. This fifth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in new frontiers in metabolism in health and disease,… Read more »

Team Grant: Indigenous Component of Healthy Life Trajectories (I-HeLTI)

Note: The application deadline for this competition has been extended. This funding opportunity will support teams to build infrastructure and capacity along the continuum of care and prevention from preconception to pregnancy, infancy and early childhood, with a life trajectory perspective relevant to the following research areas: A DOHaD / life trajectory approach; A focus… Read more »

Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network – Letter of Intent

Competition 201901SRL (Letter of Intent) 201909SRN (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-01-17 2019-09-26 The goal of the Sepsis Research Network Initiative (the Network) is to fund a single nationally coordinated research network to further understand the causes and improve the prevention, detection and management of sepsis. The Network will bring together experts from different disciplines working… Read more »

Team Grant: Sepsis Research Network

Competition 201901SRL (Letter of Intent) 201909SRN (Full Application) Application Deadline 2019-01-17 2019-09-26 The goal of the Sepsis Research Network Initiative (the Network) is to fund a single nationally coordinated research network to further understand the causes and improve the prevention, detection and management of sepsis. The Network will bring together experts from different disciplines working… Read more »

SPOR Summit 2018 Patient Travel Awards

Prior to preparing an application, applicants must have been pre-identified and invited to attend the 2018 SPOR Summit. Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is an initiative that puts patients first. SPOR provides the evidence needed to inform the development of health policies and improve the health care system. It is about putting scientific discoveries into practice,… Read more »

Team Grant: Transitions in Care

The goal of the Transitions in Care (TiC) CIHR multi-Institute initiative is to improve the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that transforms the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. About the TiC Team Grants This funding opportunity is one of several planned as part of the Transition in… Read more »

2019 CIHR-ICRH/CTS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences

The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH) and the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) partner on an annual Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of respiratory sciences both in Canada and internationally. The award is presented to the selected candidate each year at the… Read more »

Geroscience Demonstration Grants

As Canada’s demographic continues to shift with the population of those over age sixty-five increasing to historic levels and those over 85 increasing even more, it is expected that the prevalence of age-related chronic diseases will increase significantly. Since prevalence increases exponentially with age, it is crucial to have a better understanding of how the… Read more »

Human Immunology Initiative: Research Teams (LOI)

Deficiencies in the immune system, either genetic or acquired, are key contributors to most chronic conditions and diseases. Our understanding of the immune system and of new preventive and therapeutic approaches is due, in large part, to the use of animal models (mostly mice). However, the animal and human immune systems are often very different…. Read more »

Human Immunology Initiative: Research Teams

Deficiencies in the immune system, either genetic or acquired, are key contributors to most chronic conditions and diseases. Our understanding of the immune system and of new preventive and therapeutic approaches is due, in large part, to the use of animal models (mostly mice). However, the animal and human immune systems are often very different…. Read more »

Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases (Letter of Intent)

Competition 201809NGG (Step 1: Letter of Intent) 201906NGR (Step 2: Full Application) Application Deadline 2018-09-25 2019-06-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2018-12-18 2019-10-03 Funding Start Date 2018-12-01 2019-09-01 The CIHR Network for Global Governance Research on Infectious Diseases grant represents the Canadian contribution to the broader international network for social science research on infectious diseases. In… Read more »

Cannabis & PTSD Treatment in Military Personnel & Veterans

The purpose of this directed funding opportunity is to support a clinical study designed to examine the efficacy and safety of cannabis as a mental and /or physical health intervention for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and veterans. PTSD is one of the most prevalent, chronic, and disabling disorders amongst… Read more »

CIHR Doctoral Research Award

UPDATE: This opportunity is processed by Research Grant and Contract Services. Please consult with RGCS for details.  CIHR’s Health Research Training Strategy aims to equip research trainees so that they emerge from their training as scientific, professional, or organizational leaders within and beyond the health research enterprise. Generating Research Leaders of tomorrow is a key objective for CIHR. The CIHR Doctoral… Read more »

Transitions in Care – Best and Wise Practices Grants

This funding opportunity is one of several planned as part of the Transition in Care (TiC) Initiative. The focus of the Best and Wise Practices Grants is to support groups of researchers and knowledge users to identify best and wise practices in the areas of transitions in care. The grants will provide development funds to… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-08-15 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2018-09-19 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2019-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2018-12-18 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2019-07-16 Funding Start Date 2019-07-01 *Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 1

Registration Deadline 2018-08-15 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2018-09-19 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2019-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2018-12-18 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2019-07-16 Funding Start Date 2019-07-01 *Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 2

Registration Deadline 2018-08-15 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2018-09-19 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2019-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2018-12-18 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2019-07-16 Funding Start Date 2019-07-01 *Academic Units have assumed the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

CIHR-ICS Travel Awards – Summer 2018

CIHR-ICS will provide funding to only trainees registered in a master’s or doctoral program or at the post-doctoral or post-health professional degree stage to present their own research (oral or poster), relevant to the Institute’s mandate and strategic priorities, at national or international meetings, conferences or symposia. Funds Available: The total amount available for this… Read more »

Team Grant: SPOR iCT Rewarding Success – Phase 3

The multi-year iCT Rewarding Success Team Grants is Phase 3 of the iCT Rewarding Success Initiative. It will focus on the implementation and evaluation of programs/interventions to improve value in a healthcare delivery setting as defined and outlined in the Rewarding Success Idea Briefs (Phase 1) and negotiated in the Business Case Development Grants (Phase… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: Rapid Research Response Fund for Ebola

The Rapid Research Response Fund (RRF) for Ebola Virus Disease supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) aims to support social science and humanities, population and public health and/or health systems research to increase collaboration and adaptive scaling… Read more »

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants events and outreach activities to engage and exchange… Read more »

HIV/AIDS Biomedical and Clinical Research

Under the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS, CIHR has, over the past years, funded biomedical and clinical research with both small pilot project funding opportunities and very large team grants. While there are trends towards funding HIV, Hepatitis C and other STBBIs in a more coordinated fashion, this funding opportunity will focus solely on HIV,  seeking… Read more »

Epigenetics Clinical Translation – Registration

Registration Deadline 2018-09-05 Application Deadline 2018-10-10 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-02-28 Funding Start Date 2019-02-01 This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. Decades of investment into the genetic basis of disease have led to revolutionary… Read more »

Epigenetics Clinical Translation – Application

Registration Deadline 2018-09-05 Application Deadline 2018-10-10 Anticipated Notice of Decision 2019-02-28 Funding Start Date 2019-02-01 This funding opportunity is a key component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), a multi-agency, pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR. Decades of investment into the genetic basis of disease have led to revolutionary… Read more »

Travel Awards – Summer 2018

CIHR-ICRH will provide funding to only trainees registered in a master’s or doctoral program or at the post-doctoral or post-health professional degree stage to present their own research (oral or poster), relevant to the Institute’s mandate and strategic priorities, at national or international meetings, conferences or symposia. Funds Available: The total amount available for this… Read more »

Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity – Registration

Application Deadline: August 21, 2018 The Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity funding opportunity is the first component under the CIHR Transitions in Care Initiative (link to come), aimed at improving the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that informs the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. The… Read more »

Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity – Application

The Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity funding opportunity is the first component under the CIHR Transitions in Care Initiative (link to come), aimed at improving the health and wellness of Canadians by supporting research that informs the health system to optimize the outcomes of patients experiencing transitions in care. The present funding opportunity is to… Read more »

CIHR Best Brains Exchange Travel Award

The Best Brains Exchange program is designed to provide high-quality, timely, and accessible evidence that responds to Ministry and Health Portfolio-identified health system priorities to help inform policy development, planning and program implementation. The program was developed to amplify CIHR’s capacity to engage with provincial and territorial ministries of health and the Health Portfolio, and… Read more »

Indigenous Gender and Wellness Travel Award

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) will be launching Travel Awards to bring interested First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples (aged 18 and older), researchers, organizations, Indigenous community members, and other allies of Indigenous Peoples to attend an Idea Fair and Learning Circle on “Indigenous Gender and Wellness”. Webinar for potential applicants Webinar Wednesday October 3,… Read more »

Team Grant: ME/CFS Collaborative Project (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Collaborative Project)

This funding opportunity will support one team to participate in the ME/CFS Initiative’s collaborative projects that are relevant to one or more of the following areas: Studies determining the etiology and pathogenesis of ME/CFS; Studies that help to identify subtypes of ME/CFS based on biological markers and/or symptom classifications; Longitudinal studies to understand the course… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Letter of Intent

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Full Application

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

GENDER-NET Plus ERA-Net Cofund: Promoting gender equality in H2020 and the ERA

Through the leadership of the CIHR Personalized Health Initiative (PH), the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health is a member of GENDER-NET Plus – an international consortium of sixteen research funders in thirteen countries. These 16 partners from 13 countries have joined forces to launch a Joint Call for proposals, which will support research that aims to address urgent… Read more »

Antimicrobial Resistance: Point of Care Diagnostics in Human Health – Phase 2

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious and growing global public threat that requires a global unified response. Governments and health organizations around the world are increasingly paying more attention to the significant threat that AMR poses to modern medicine and the health of the global population. In Canada and around the world, the effectiveness of… Read more »

ERA-HDHL Call for Transnational Research Proposals: “Nutrition and the Epigenome”

The aim of this call is to support transnational, collaborative research projects that gain a better understanding of the diet-epigenome relationships and their effect on human health. This will allow the development and scientific substantiation of intervention strategies for treating nutrition-related diseases and sustaining good health throughout the life course. Research Areas Proposals should focus on… Read more »

SickKids-CIHR-IHDCYH New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health (2018)

The SickKids Foundation-CIHR-IHDCYH New Investigator Research Grants in Child and Youth Health program seeks to strengthen Canada’s capacity and knowledge to respond to children’s health challenges and needs. The grants are jointly sponsored by SickKids Foundation and the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH). New investigators (also referred to by CIHR… Read more »

Travel Awards – International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance (ICARe)

III will provide three travel awards in 2018-2019 for early-career scientists – post-doctoral fellows, post-health professional degree fellows and investigators – to attend the International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance (ICARe) from October 6 to 14, 2018 at Les Pensières, Annecy, France. ICARe was conceived by an international group of thought leaders from the Institut Pasteur, Harvard… Read more »

Research Network on Lyme Disease – Full Application

A change has been made to the competition timeline and design. The application deadline of March 6, 2018 has changed to a mandatory registration. The application deadline is now on June 6, 2018. The Federal Framework on Lyme Disease was released by the Government of Canada on May 2017. CIHR, in collaboration with PHAC, is… Read more »

Network Grant in Transplantation Research

The CIHR Network Grant in Transplantation Research will support CNTRP infrastructure that will continue to develop and fund research projects that address the many facets of organ/tissue donation, solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; foster continuous and improved collaboration and networking across the transplantation field; and provide the community with an opportunity to continue… Read more »

Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) National Data Platform – Full Application

Important Dates Registration Deadline: April 17, 2018 Application Deadline: June 19, 2018 The objectives of the SPOR National Data Platform will be to: 1. Create efficiencies in data collection and reduce the time required for researchers to access multi-jurisdictional data. 2. Establish systems of retrieval, standardization/harmonization and linkage of high priority clinical data to administrative… Read more »

Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) National Data Platform – Registration

Important Dates Registration Deadline: April 17, 2018 Application Deadline: June 19, 2018 The objectives of the SPOR National Data Platform will be to: 1. Create efficiencies in data collection and reduce the time required for researchers to access multi-jurisdictional data. 2. Establish systems of retrieval, standardization/harmonization and linkage of high priority clinical data to administrative… Read more »

Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network (DSEN): SEARCH-PREVENT (2018)

The purpose of this directed funding opportunity is to provide funding to the Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network (DSEN) Active Surveillance and Evaluation of Adverse Reactions in Canadian Healthcare Team (SEARCH) and the Pharmacogenomics of Adverse Events National Team (PREVENT). These teams, which will merge, are a major component of DSEN’s core capacity of linked… Read more »

SPOR PIHCI Network – Knowledge Synthesis Grants (2018)

The pan-Canadian SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations is a key CIHR initiative under the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research and the Community-Based Primary Health Care Signature Initiative. More information on this Network can be found on the Pan-Canadian SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations website. The purpose of this funding opportunity… Read more »

SPOR PIHCI Network – Comparative Program and Policy Analysis (2018)

The pan-Canadian SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) is a key CIHR initiative under the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research and the Community-Based Primary Health Care Signature Initiative. More information on this Network can be found on the Pan-Canadian SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations website. Cross-jurisdictional research can shed light… Read more »

Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (2018)

The Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program (the Program) seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biomedical science. This fourth call for proposals is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in neurobiology, while building capacity and furthering the knowledge-base in low and middle income countries The organizations funding this Program support the search for breakthroughs… Read more »

ERA-NET on Cardiovascular Diseases Joint Transnational Call for Proposals 2018 (Pre-Proposals)

CIHR’s Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH) is happy to announce that it will make funding available for Canadian researchers to join the European Research Area Network on Cardiovascular Diseases (ERA-CVD) Joint Transnational Call for Proposals 2018 (JTC2018) for Transnational Cardiovascular Research Projects driven by Early Career Scientists. Funded under Horizon 2020, ERA-CVD is… Read more »

Sex- and Gender-based Analysis Health Policy-Research Partnerships

Integrating sex and gender considerations throughout the health policy process can be complex. However, Health Canada staff charged with applying sex- and gender-based analysis (SGBA) to programs and policies don’t always have the depth of knowledge and expertise required to integrate sex and gender in a manner informed by the best available evidence or to… Read more »

Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge – Phase II

The Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge is an international partnership between Canada (CIHR and the Public Health Agency of Canada) and United States partners (the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). The challenge is led and managed by the MaRS Discovery District. The competition is focused… Read more »

Secondary Data Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Control

CIHR and other funding agencies have invested in the establishment of cohorts and databases. These cohorts and databases house high quality health systems and patient data sets and/or biospecimens. As such, there exists a wealth of information that has the potential to answer research questions that go beyond those for which the data or samples… Read more »

Secondary Data Analysis for Cancer Prevention and Control – Registration

CIHR and other funding agencies have invested in the establishment of cohorts and databases. These cohorts and databases house high quality health systems and patient data sets and/or biospecimens. As such, there exists a wealth of information that has the potential to answer research questions that go beyond those for which the data or samples… Read more »

Research Network on Lyme Disease – Registration

A change has been made to the competition timeline and design. The application deadline of March 6, 2018 has changed to a mandatory registration. The application deadline is now on June 6, 2018. The Federal Framework on Lyme Disease was released by the Government of Canada on May 2017. CIHR, in collaboration with PHAC, is… Read more »

HIV/AIDS Comorbidities Prevention and Healthy Living Team Grants

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative with strategic leadership from the Institute of Infection and Immunity  (III) in collaboration with the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction  (INMHA), CIHR Institute of Aging (IA), Institute of Gender and Health  (IGH) and Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH) have launched the HIV/AIDS Comorbidity Prevention and Healthy Living Team Grant funding opportunity. This funding opportunity aims to address the CIHR HIV/AIDS research… Read more »

Team Grant : CEEHRC Phase II

Phase 1: Letter of Intent Deadline: August 15, 2017 Phase 2: Full Application Deadline: February 6, 2018 This Funding Opportunity is a component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), which is a pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR, with a number of dedicated funding opportunities planned over the… Read more »

Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis

Research Areas This funding opportunity will support reviews and syntheses to address the most urgent elements of the opioid crisis, including reducing opioid-related mortality rates, relevant to one or more of the four pillars of the Canadian drugs and substances strategy (CDSS). The CDSS is a comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based approach to drug policy. The four… Read more »

SPOR iCT Rewarding Success (Phase 1)

Rewarding Success Overview: To change the paradigm of how successful innovative implementation research is rewarded, CIHR has designed the SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative that will incentivize multidisciplinary research teams and their partners to enhance value-based care, health system sustainability, and health outcomes. Teams will design, implement, and evaluate interventions in healthcare delivery organization(s) that aim… Read more »

Pre-Announcement: GENDER-NET Plus to launch a joint call for proposals

CIHR is part of an international consortium (GENDER-NET Plus) to launch a joint call for proposals later this year. CIHR will support research that explores the importance of sex and gender in health. The official call for proposals will be launched in December 2017. Requirements Interested Canadian applicants will be required to: • Apply individually… Read more »

Pre-announcement: Lyme Disease Research Network

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Infection and Immunity (III) and the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) – in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada – are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a new Request for Applications (RFA) for a Lyme Disease Research Network, as announced by the… Read more »

Patient-Oriented Research Collaboration Grants (2017)

The goal of this funding opportunity is to support research teams that contribute to capacity building efforts in patient-oriented research, as identified in the SPOR Capacity Development Framework, and catalyze opportunities for new/early career investigators to learn in the context of patient-oriented research teams. New/early career investigators are defined as having assumed their first independent academic… Read more »

Trainee Award for Innovative Thinking to Support LGBTQI2S Health and Wellness

Individuals who identify as LGBTQI2S (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Two-Spirited) face disparities in the prevalence of certain health concerns as well as barriers to accessing appropriate care. The evidence shows that improving access to health care that is appropriate, inclusive and patient-centred can help close this serious health equity gap. However, health… Read more »

SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) Network: Programmatic Grants – Full Application

Description Important Dates Competition Phase 1: Letter of Intent Phase 2: Full Application Application Deadline 2017-09-26 2017-11-28 Anticipated Notice of Decision N/A 2018-02-28 Funding Start Date N/A 2018-01-01 The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners (patients and informal caregivers, provincial health authorities, academic health centres, charities,… Read more »

SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) Network: Programmatic Grants – Letter of Intent

Important Dates Competition Phase 1: Letter of Intent Phase 2: Full Application Application Deadline 2017-09-26 2017-11-28 Anticipated Notice of Decision N/A 2018-02-28 Funding Start Date N/A 2018-01-01 The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners (patients and informal caregivers, provincial health authorities, academic health centres, charities, philanthropic… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI 3) (Optimizing Canadian Neuropathology Infrastructure in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI 3))

This funding opportunity is a directed grant to add a coordinated and centralized brain donation and brain banking system (neuropathology infrastructure) for the Canadian Alzheimer’s disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) participants in order to optimize Canada’s participation in the ADNI initiative. ADNI is a United States National Institutes of Health-led initiative with a goal to develop… Read more »

Clinician-Scientist Salary Award : 2017-2018

The Clinician Scientist program has two phases. Phase 1 provided stipends for up to six years of training support and is no longer being launched. Phase 2 provides a contribution to the salary of the recipient for up to six years (initial three-year award followed by a possible three-year renewal award). This opportunity provides funding… Read more »

Pre-Announcement: SPOR’s Rewarding Success Initiative

Important Dates: Expected launch date: August 2017 Expected application deadline: November 2017 Funding start date: March 2018 Rewarding Success Overview: To change the paradigm of how successful innovative implementation research is rewarded, CIHR has designed the SPOR Rewarding Success Initiative that will incentivize multidisciplinary research teams and their partners to enhance value-based care, health system… Read more »

CIHR Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program. Please see: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/46095.html This career achievement award honours and recognizes an exceptional researcher in the area of health services and policy research who has created an influential body of work that has had a substantial impact on health services and… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award

Note to applicants: 1) This opportunity is submitted using CIHR’s e-approval process which means that they must be “submitted” on ResearchNet by the internal MUN deadline as the applications will then be routed to RGCS for review and e-submission to CIHR; 2) Sponsor assessments (required element of the applications) must be uploaded by the sponsors at least 48 hours… Read more »

Fellowships

Note to applicants: 1) This opportunity is submitted using CIHR’s e-approval process which means that they must be “submitted” on ResearchNet by the internal MUN deadline as the applications will then be routed to RGCS for review and e-submission to CIHR; 2) Sponsor assessments (required element of the applications) must be uploaded by the sponsors… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 2

Registration Deadline 2017-08-08 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2017-09-12 Application Deadline – Stage 2* (By Invitation) 2018-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2017-12-07 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2018-07-17 Funding Start Date 2018-07-01 *Academic Units have assumeg the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 1

Registration Deadline 2017-08-08 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2017-09-12 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2018-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2017-12-07 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2018-07-17 Funding Start Date 2018-07-01 *Academic Units have assumeg the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

CIHR Foundation Grant – Registration

Registration Deadline 2017-08-08 Application Deadline – Stage 1* 2017-09-12 Application Deadline – Stage 2* 2018-02-06 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Stage 1 2017-12-07 Anticipated Notice of Decision – Final Assessment Stage 2018-07-17 Funding Start Date 2018-07-01 *Academic Units have assumeg the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Foundation, CIHR… Read more »

Fellowship: Fall 2017 Priority Announcement

CIHR is pleased to announce the launch of the Fellowship: Fall 2017 Priority Announcement (Specific Research Areas) Priority Announcement. The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are: To provide recognition and funding to academic researchers; To provide a reliable supply of highly skilled and qualified researchers. The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative, which is responsible for… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award: Fall 2017 Priority Announcement

CIHR is pleased to announce the launch of the Doctoral Research Award: Fall 2017 Priority Announcement (Specific Research Areas) Priority Announcement. The specific objectives of this request for applications are: To provide recognition and funding to students early in their academic research career, providing them with an opportunity to gain research experience; To provide a… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant: CEEHRC Phase II

Phase 1: Letter of Intent Deadline: August 15, 2017 Phase 2: Full Application Deadline: February 6, 2018 This Funding Opportunity is a component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), which is a pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR, with a number of dedicated funding opportunities planned over the… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant : SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant (2017)

Letter of Intent Deadline: September 12, 2017 Full Application Deadline: January 16, 2018 The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners (patients and informal caregivers, provincial health authorities, academic health centres, charities, philanthropic organizations, private sector, etc.) dedicated to the integration of research into care. Patient-oriented research… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: SPOR & JDRF – ICT Multi-Year Grant

The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is a national coalition of federal, provincial and territorial partners (patients and informal caregivers, provincial health authorities, academic health centres, charities, philanthropic organizations, private sector, etc.) dedicated to the integration of research into care. Patient-oriented research refers to a continuum of research that engages patients as partners, focusses on… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: Impact Grant: CEEHRC Phase II

Registration Deadline: July 18, 2017 Application Deadline: August 15, 2017 This funding opportunity is a component of the second phase of the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), which is a pan-Canadian initiative led by CIHR, with a number of dedicated funding opportunities planned over the next several years. Decades of investment into… Read more »

CIHR Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge – Phase I

The Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge is an international partnership between Canada (CIHR and the Public Health Agency of Canada) and United States partners (the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). The challenge is led and managed by the MaRS Discovery District. The competition is focused… Read more »

HIV/AIDS Comorbidities Prevention and Healthy Living Team Grants

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative with strategic leadership from the Institute of Infection and Immunity  (III) in collaboration with the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction  (INMHA), CIHR Institute of Aging (IA), Institute of Gender and Health  (IGH) and Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH) have launched the HIV/AIDS Comorbidity Prevention and Healthy Living Team Grant funding opportunity. This funding opportunity aims to… Read more »

Healthy and Productive Work – Partnership Grants

Healthy and Productive Work, a joint initiative of CIHR and SSHRC, reflects the interplay between health and social sciences in responding to the growing interest in maintaining a healthy, productive and inclusive Canadian workforce. The goal of the Healthy and Productive Work Initiative is to engage stakeholders in developing, implementing, evaluating and scaling-up innovative, evidence-informed… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant : HIV Implementation Science – Component 2

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative and its partners have developed the Implementation Science for the Prevention of HIV, Hepatitis C (HCV) and Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections Initiative in order to address the gap that exists in the application of evidence into health policy and programs. The goal of the initiative is to reduce the… Read more »

Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control (2017)

Heart disease and stroke kill more Canadians each year than any other illness. A major risk factor for heart disease and stroke is hypertension, which contributes to half of all deaths caused by these conditions. It is estimated that 7.5 million Canadians have hypertension. Canada is taking a leadership role in combatting hypertension and has… Read more »

2017 Microbiome Summer School

2017 Microbiome Summer School: Big Data Analytics for Omics Science June 18-22, 2017, Québec City Bioinformatics has become an important part of many areas of life and health research. Several fields of research such as microbiome, cancer, immunology and clinical research are generating massive amounts of data that need appropriate computational tools for their analysis… Read more »

Distinguished Lecturer Award in Critical Care Sciences

The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health in partnership with the Canadian Critical Care Society are pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Distinguished Lecturer Award in Critical Care Sciences.  The objective of this award is to honour an outstanding investigator from the critical care research field, who has conducted the majority of… Read more »

CIHR Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) – Guidelines and Systematic Reviews

Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is about ensuring that the right patient receives the right intervention at the right time. Patient-oriented research refers to a continuum of research that engages patients as partners, focusses on patient-identified priorities and improves patient outcomes. This research, conducted by multidisciplinary teams in partnership with relevant stakeholders, aims to… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant : GACD Mental Health – Canada-China

This funding opportunity is jointly supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Its aim is to promote the development of Canadian-Chinese scientific co-operation between universities, hospitals, research institutes and affiliated research organizations in Canada and China by supporting collaborative research teams working on implementation… Read more »