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Workshops - Operating Grants

This initiative holds numerous workshops yearly providing information on grant writing, insights into the application process, budget development etc for the CIHR OOGP competition. Here, the PowerPoint PDFs as well video files of workshops are readily available for download.
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  1. Writing CIHR Project Grants [Download]

    Title: Writing CIHR Project Grants
    Creator: McPhalen, Cathy - PhD, thINK Editing
    Description: Is there a magic formula for writing a CIHR Project grant proposal? How do you “tell a good story” as everyone advises? We can’t offer a magic formula, but we can help you apply strategies that have worked for successful applicants: how to organize your proposal to cover each evaluation criterion, key features of a good scientific story, strategies in writing for reviewers who may not be experts in your area, how to use figures effectively and efficiently, etc. In this workshop, led by Dr. Cathy McPhalen, participants got hands-on with their application to apply strategies and tips.
    Subjects: project, writing
    Date Created: 2017/07/10
  2. Insights from CIHR Project Awardees [Download]

    Title: Insights from CIHR Project Awardees
    Creator: Kassiri, Zam, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
    Description: Drs. Padma Kaul and Zam Kassiri, two September 2016 Project awardees, shared their insights into preparing fundable Project application.
    Subjects: project
    Date Created: 2017/06/22
  3. Preparing your Next CIHR Project Application [Download]

    Title: Preparing your Next CIHR Project Application
    Creator: Graham, Michelle - Professor, Department of Medicine
    Description: Drs. Sandra Davidge (Scientific Office), Michelle Graham (Scientific Officer), and Hanne Ostergaard (Reviewer), shared their insights into preparing a project application based on their participation in the Fall 2016 Project Competition CIHR review process.
    Subjects: Project
    Date Created: 2017/05/03
  4. Panel Discussion: Selecting a Committee and Preparing a Successful CIHR Open Operating Grant Program (OOGP) Application [Download]

    Title: Panel Discussion: Selecting a Committee and Preparing a Successful CIHR Open Operating Grant Program (OOGP) Application
    Creator: Klarenbach, Scott - Assistant Professor, Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
    Description: The PowerPoint PDF of this session is ready for download. The panelists discussed the importance and nuances of committee selection and key elements of funded CIHR OOGP applications. Key factors such as inclusion of statistics, data management, and health economics evaluations were addressed and differences among Pillars/Themes I-IV submissions were outlined.
    Subjects: peer review committees, open operating grant program, OOGP
    Date Created: 2010/07/20
  5. Making the Transition from SSHRC to CIHR Funding - How to prepare a successful CIHR grant application [Download]

    Title: Making the Transition from SSHRC to CIHR Funding - How to prepare a successful CIHR grant application
    Creator: Holt, Nick - Associate Professor, Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation
    Description: Dr. Nick Holt (Associate Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation) shared his experiences as he has reviewed and been funded by both SSHRC and CIHR. Consequently, in this workshop he highlights the key differences between application funded by the the two funding agencies, strategies for preparing a successful CIHR application, and CIHR review process and criteria.
    Subjects: OOGP, operating grant program, SSHRC
    Date Created: 2012/10/18
  6. The CIHR Canadian Common CV Hands-On Workshop for Staff Supporting Applicants [Download]

    Title: The CIHR Canadian Common CV Hands-On Workshop for Staff Supporting Applicants
    Creator: Coe, Helen - Project Coordinator, Grant Assist Program (Health Sciences)
    Description: The session gave brief presentation giving a very high level introduction to the CIHR Canadian Common CV (CCV). These slides reflect screenshots of the CCV demonstration. A lab portion followed the presentation where attendees worked on the CCV they are responsible for updating. There was an opportunity to have questions answered and help with troubleshooting from an onsite facilitator.
    Subjects: canadian common CV
    Date Created: 2014/10/09
  7. Strategies for Success and Potential Pitfalls: Theme/Pillar 1 Biomedical Operating Grants [Download]

    Title: Strategies for Success and Potential Pitfalls: Theme/Pillar 1 Biomedical Operating Grants
    Creator: Michalak, Marek - Professor, Biochemistry; Vice-Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
    Description: The PowerPoint PDF of this session is ready for download. Dr. Marek Michalak (Professor, Department of Biochemistry; Vice-Dean of Research, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) outlined strategies for being funded and key winning features of an application to Biomedical Theme 1 of the CIHR Operating Grants competition.
    Subjects: open operating grant program, OOGP, theme 1, biomedical
    Date Created: 2011/01/11
  8. Tips for Smooth Grant Review and Approval [Download]

    Title: Tips for Smooth Grant Review and Approval
    Creator: De Pauw, Jane - Research Facilitator, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
    Description: Grant applications require review and approval by the Department, Faculty, and Institution. Jane De Pauw (Research Facilitator, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) presented suggestions as to what actions will ensure quick review and approval and what issues stall approval.
    Subjects: signatures, grant review
    Date Created: 2012/03/22
  9. Strategies for Success and Potential Pitfalls: Theme/Pillar 3 Health Services Operating Grants [Download]

    Title: Strategies for Success and Potential Pitfalls: Theme/Pillar 3 Health Services Operating Grants
    Creator: McAlister, Finlay - Professor, General Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
    Description: The PowerPoint presentation and video (please see attached) are ready for download. Dr. Finlay McAlister (Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine) discussed steps on how to improve Theme 3 operating grants.
    Subjects: OOGP, open operating grant program, health systems services, theme 3
    Date Created: 2011/01/13
  10. An Overview of CIHR, Operating Grant Competitions and Peer Review [Download]

    Title: An Overview of CIHR, Operating Grant Competitions and Peer Review
    Creator: Huyer, Gregory - Deputy Director, Knowledge Creation Programs, CIHR
    Description: The PowerPoint presentation \"An Overview of CIHR, Operating Grant Competitions and Peer Review\" is available for download. This session, was lead by Dr. Greg Huyer, Deputy Director, Knowledge Creation Programs at CIHR. Dr. Huyer is responsible for the management of a number of the peer review committees in the Open Operating Grant Program. In this presentation he provided details to researchers about how to apply to CIHR, how the peer review process works, etc.
    Subjects: OOGP, open operating grant program, peer review committees