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  • November 4, 2016
  • News

Issue 227

  • Peer Review

Dr. Paul Kubes, Executive Chair of the college of Reviewers and Dr. Jef latimer, CHIR’s new Associate Vice-President reflect on the peer reviewer experience from the 2014 competitions and disucss the importance of the review process.  Read More…

Unconscious bias affects judgement without realizing it – this can influence the review of a grant.  To help identify potential sources of unconscious bias and how to mitigate them, CIHR has develop a learning module “Unconscious Bias in Peer Review”.  The full module is now available online and is mandatory for peer reviewers.

Fall 2016 competition timelines for the Foundation Grant and Project Grant review proces are now available on the CIHR website.

  • Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Team Grant: GACD Mental Health – Canada-China

Dr. Steven J. Hoffman, Scientific Director, Institute of Population and Public Health/CIHR, is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a new global health research funding opportunity to be jointly offered by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Building on previous Canada-China research programs, this funding opportunity aims to promote the development of Canadian-Chinese scientific cooperation between universities, hospitals, research institutes and affiliated research organizations in both countries by supporting collaborative teams working on implementation research projects in the field of global mental health.  Read More…

  • Application and Funding Policies

TCPS 2 (2014) – Proposed Revisions for Public Consultation

The Panel on Research Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – TCPS 2 (2014). Written comments will be accepted until January 31, 2017.

Tri-Agency Research Training Award Holder’s Guide now available

Recipients of research training awards by the three federal granting agencies — the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) — can now refer to a new harmonized Tri-Agency Research Training Award Holder’s Guide. The guide, which is effective immediately, supersedes previous training award holder’s policy documents. Learn more about the new guide.

2016 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide now available

The three federal granting agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)—are pleased to announce the posting of the 2016 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide. Changes made to this year’s guide supersede previous version and take effect on October 1st, 2016.   We invite you to review the Summary of Changes, which highlights the most significant updates.