Peer Review Working Group established to advise Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
As a follow-up to the outcomes of the July 13th Working Meeting to discuss CIHR’s peer review processes, a Peer Review Working Group has been established. This group, which includes representatives from the Working Meeting, will advise CIHR on the implementation of peer review changes before the launch of the next Project Grant and Foundation Grant competitions. Read more
Update on next Project Grant and Foundation Grant competitions
On July 5, CIHR announced that they intended to maintain the original application deadline dates for the Project Grant and Foundation Grant competitions. In order to give the Peer Review Working Group adequate time to meet, however, and given the changes to the peer review process outlined in the Outcomes Statement, these dates will be changed. CIHR is currently examining the anticipated impacts on competition timelines.
CIHR will share additional details concerning the revised launch dates and deadlines as soon as possible, but confirms at this time that registration will not open before September 1, 2016 for either competition. Read more