Panel discussion on CIHR Project Grant proposals and peer review

July 26, 2017

Invitation extended by Schulich:  Please join us for an informal panel discussion about the upcoming CIHR Project Grant Peer Review.

DATE: Thursday August 10th

TIME: 1:00 PM-2:30PM

LOCATION: Medical Sciences Building, Room 148

Dr. Jane Rylett will share her perspective as Executive Vice Chair of the College of Reviewers regarding CIHR Project Grant Peer Review. The panel will also include Faculty who served as reviewers/scientific officers in the last CIHR Project Grant competition to share their “tips” from a reviewer perspective on writing the Project Grant.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please feel free to contact:

Mary Ann Pollmann-Mudryj,

Mady Hymowitz,

CIHR Project Scheme 2016 1st Live Pilot Information Session

December 2, 2015

WHO:              This Project Scheme Information Session is intended for any Western and Lawson faculty members who are planning to

REGISTER and APPLY* for a Project Scheme grant(s) this winter.

WHEN:            Thursday, December 10, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

WHERE:           Medical Sciences Building, ROOM 148

WHAT:             Topics to be covered –

  • Eligibility
  • Registration and Application processes
    • Content overview
    • Restrictions on changes
    • CV requirements
    • Registration & Application submission
  • CIHR adjudication process
  • Faculty/Departmental, Western and CIHR deadlines
  • Support/Resources

*N.B. As at the time of this communication, CIHR had not yet posted the complete Application Instructions on ResearchNet.

CIHR: Update on 2016 Project Grant 1st Live Pilot Competition

November 9, 2015

Registration to CIHR’s first Project Grant live pilot competition will take place between November 16, 2015 and January 18, 2016.

Applicants will not be able to change the summary of research proposal and the list of all participants after the registration deadline. This information will allow us to secure the most appropriate expertise for high quality review of all applications within the competition timelines. The summary of research proposal will enable us to match expertise for peer review. The list of all participants will enable conflict checking for potential reviewers.

Please visit the CIHR website to see the complete registration instructions and to read more about the 2016 Project Grant 1st live pilot competition.

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CIHR Wants to Hear from You

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder – CIHR wants to hear from you as much as possible. There is a wonderful story to tell about the results and benefits of health research in Canada, but we need your help to truly make this a page turner. And, we need to keep telling this story. So, we encourage you to let us know when you have or, better still, are close to publishing the results of research funded by CIHR. Please drop us a line at

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Useful CIHR Contacts

General Inquiries: 613-941-2672
Grants & Awards Information: 613-954-1968
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