CIHR Project Grant – Fall 2020

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently launched the Fall 2020 Project Grant competition.

Amount: funding levels are proportionate to the requirements of the research proposed, which is expected to vary by research field, research approach, and scope of proposal activities

Registration: September 16, 2020 (Mandatory)
Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least 2-3 weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
Western Research: October 2, 2020, 2:00 pm ET; Provide copy of the complete application (PDF preview from ResearchNet) and CIHR Biosketch(es) for institutional approval to – complete drafts are acceptable. ROLA proposal
CIHR: October 14, 2020, 2:00 pm ET

Description: The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes by supporting projects or programs of research proposed and conducted by individual researchers or groups of researchers in all areas of health.

Eligibility: Applicants  must hold an eligible academic research appointment at Western. The Project Grant program is open to applicants in all areas of health research that are aligned with the CIHR mandate: “To excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system”.

More information and applications…   Full Applications are to be processed through Western Research  and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA.

Questions: CIHR is hosting “Ask Me Anything” sessions designed to answer the questions researchers have about the Fall 2020 Project Grant competition.
1. Wednesday, September 9 at 3:00 p.m. EST, 90 minutes
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting / Ask a question using ( event code: #pjt-ama-sept9)
2. Friday, September 11 at 1:00 p.m. EST, 90 minutes
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting / Ask a question using ( event code: #pjt-ama-sept11)

Some changes have been made to the Project Grant competition to reflect the context of COVID-19 and to make the competition work better for all. Find out what’s new

photo credit: Ignacio Ferre Bug via photopin (license)

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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