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Workshops – non-OOGP non-training competitions

This initiative holds numerous workshops yearly providing information on how to apply for and find funding opportunities at the CIHR and other organizations beyond the operating grant competition. The PowerPoint PDFs as well as video files of workshops and presentations are readily available for download.
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  1. Programmatic Grants in Environments, Genes and Chronic Disease Information Webinar [Download]

    Title: Programmatic Grants in Environments, Genes and Chronic Disease Information Webinar
    Creator: CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism, and Diabetes
    Description: The CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism, and Diabetes recently hosted an information webinar describing the program, what funds are available, the four funding pools, collaborators and partners, deadlines and evaluation criteria. The webinar slides can now be downloaded.
    Subjects: chronic disease, genes, environments, programmatic grants
    Date Created: 2014/12/09
  2. Guidelines for Writing Knowledge User Letters of Support for Grant Applications [Download]

    Title: Guidelines for Writing Knowledge User Letters of Support for Grant Applications
    Creator: Keown, Kiera - Senior Advisor, CIHR Knowledge Translation
    Description: The PowerPoint presentation from the videoconference is available for download. This videoconference by Kiera Keown (Senior Advisor, CIHR Knowledge Translation) highlighted the guiding principles for developing letters of support from knowledge users for grant applications that are using an integrated knowledge translation approach. The workshop was presented by the Knowledge Translation unit at CIHR and is based on their Writing Letters of Support Guidelines which may be found at  http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/45246.html
    Subjects: letters of support, knowledge user
    Date Created: 2012/11/26
  3. Applying to CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Awards [Download]

    Title: Applying to CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Awards
    Creator: Cave, Andrew - Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
    Description: Dr. Andrew Cave (Professor, Department of Family Medicine) discusses the CIHR Knowledge Synthesis funding opportunity. This opportunity is designed to support teams of researchers and knowledge users to produce knowledge syntheses and scoping reviews that will contribute to the use of synthesized evidence in decision-making and practice. Dr. Cave, as a reviewer on the CIHR Knowledge Synthesis panel, outlines the strategies for submission of a successful application and common submission errors.
    Subjects: knowledge synthesis
    Date Created: 2011/09/09
  4. CIHR Catalyst Grants: Strategies for Success [Download]

    Title: CIHR Catalyst Grants: Strategies for Success
    Creator: Desrosiers, Marilyn - Deputy Director, Targeted Initiatives Branch, CIHR
    Description: The PowerPoint presentation is available for download. Dr. Marilyn Desrosiers (CIHR Deputy Director, Targeted Initiatives Branch) described CIHR’s Catalyst Grant Program including how and when to find funding opportunities. A comparison between the differences in strategies and keys for success when applying for Catalyst Grants versus Open Operating Grant Program Funding was made.
    Subjects: catalyst grants
    Date Created: 2010/10/18
  5. The Value of a Data Management Plan to Your Research: get a head start! [Download]

    Title: The Value of a Data Management Plan to Your Research: get a head start!
    Creator: Humphrey, Chuck - Research Data Management Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries
    Description: This workshop discussed how a data management plan can assist you in getting a head start in your next research project and learn about Data Management Plan (DMP) Builder, an online Web-tool for drafting such plans. Increasingly funding agencies are expecting researchers to have a data management plan when they submit their grant applications. This workshop described the steps in preparing a plan and how you can get the most out of it.
    Subjects: data management plan, DMP bulider
    Date Created: 2015/03/27
  6. Compliance with Funding Agency Mandates for Open Access to Research Data [Download]

    Title: Compliance with Funding Agency Mandates for Open Access to Research Data
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy - Public Services Librarian, Libraries, Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center
    Description: The PowerPoint session \"Compliance with Funding Agency Mandates for Open Access to Research Data\" is available for download. This session reviewed options, opportunities, and challenges for researchers who are required by funding agencies, such as the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, to provide access to research data. The presenters described the services that the U of A Libraries provides researchers, including help with identifying and selecting repository environments suitable for data access and preservation. Data deposit and management within the U of A’s institutional repository, ERA: Education and Research Archive, and the Research Data Centre was covered. The challenges that researchers may encounter around data requirements and restrictions were also discussed.
    Subjects: mandates, compliance
    Date Created: 2010/11/02
  7. CIHR Signature Initiative in Community- Based Primary Healthcare (CBPHC) [Download]

    Title: CIHR Signature Initiative in Community- Based Primary Healthcare (CBPHC)
    Creator: Edwards, Nancy - CIHR IPPH
    Description: The PowerPoint presentation is available for download. Dr. Nancy Edwards (Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health) and Dr. Robyn Tamblyn (Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research) describe the support of CIHR for community-based primary health care (CBPH). The presenters outlined the priorities of the CBPH initiative and funding tools and timelines for granting opportunities. As well, details on team grants within the CBPH Signature Initiative were discussed.
    Subjects: community based primary healthcare, signature initative
    Date Created: 2011/05/17
  8. SPOR SUPPORT Unit [Download]

    Title: SPOR SUPPORT Unit
    Creator: McAlister, Finlay - Professor, General Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
    Description: The Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) is a CIHR initiative that integrates funding, research and health care. SPOR is also a coalition of federal, provincial, and territorial partners comprised of SUpport for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Units and Networks. The SPOR SUPPORT Units are specialized, multidisciplinary research service centres to be located across Canada working with provincial or territorial health services in supporting the use of research evidence in decision-making and inform best practices. This session discussed the Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit.
    Subjects: SUPPORT units, SPOR, SUpport for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials Units, strategy for patient-oriented research
    Date Created: 2014/02/06
  9. Developing Successful CIHR New Investigator Salary Award Applications [Download]

    Title: Developing Successful CIHR New Investigator Salary Award Applications
    Creator: Posse De Chaves, Elena - Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
    Description: This PowerPoint PDF and video (attached) is available for download. Dr. Posse de Chaves, a CIHR New Investigator panel member, provides insight on submitting successful CIHR New Investigator applications. She discusses the nuances of submitting to this panel and the differences when compared to submitting to the CIHR OOGP competition.
    Subjects: grantsmanship, salary, new investigator
  10. CIHR Salary and Training Program Webinar [Download]

    Title: CIHR Salary and Training Program Webinar
    Creator: Research Capacity Development Representatives from CIHR
    Description: This 45-minute PowerPoint presentation is ready for download and will provide contextual information about CIHR (mandate, strategic plan, priorities, organizational structure), as well as specific information about all student and trainee programs, including a general description of the program, eligibility criteria, stipend level, duration, application process, peer-review process, etc.
    Subjects: training, salary
    Date Created: 2010/10/22