Notices

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Alain Beaudet, President of CIHR has written an open letter to Canada’s health researchers. In this letter, Dr. Beaudet reaffirms CIHR’s commitment to Canada’s health research excellence and to engage with Canada’s health...
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Following the launch of the 2016 Digging into Data Challenge, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), in collaboration with the...

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In April 2016, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) will formally announce the launch of a joint initiative and call for proposals to support peer-reviewed research on Syrian refugee resettlement in Canada....

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The University of Guelph sponsors two to three refugee students through World University Service of Canada's Student Refugee Program. Part of their sponsorship is a job on campus during the summer after their first year. These students are resilient, hard-working and independent and could be a...

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The Office of Research Services (ORS) would like to remind researchers of certification requirements for new and ongoing awards. In particular, certification requirements for any research project involving animals, biohazards or human participants.

Upon release of the...

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Plans are underway to prepare for the next Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) competition launch, anticipated in Spring 2017. The Office of Research Services will support the development of a limited number of letters of intent (LOIs) in the competition. Any interested researchers who wish...

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The application process to submit to the 2016 Project Grant Pilot competition closed on March 1. In this competition, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) received over 4,300 registrations and can now confirm receipt of approximately 3,820 full applications.

Over the coming weeks...

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The SSHRC Institutional Grant (SIG) guidelines and application materials have been revised in response to feedback from the university community. In summary:
  • SIG...
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In January 2016, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) invited past trainees supported with CIHR funds to complete the Career Trajectory Survey to help us better understand the impact that CIHR’s funding has had on trainees’ professional development and subsequent career trajectories...

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Update on the Canadian Common CV (CCV) and impact on competition deadlines

We have been informed by the CCV Secretariat that the CCV is now operational.

CIHR will maintain previously communicated deadline extensions...