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Workshops – Trainee Awards

This initiative holds numerous workshops yearly providing information on how to apply for and be successful in trainee awards (Master’s, Doctoral, and Post-Doctoral Fellowship) for CIHR and other competitions. Here, the PowerPoint PDFs as well video files of workshops are readily available for download.
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  1. Strategies for Preparing a Successful CIHR Doctoral Research Award Application [Download]

    Title: Strategies for Preparing a Successful CIHR Doctoral Research Award Application
    Creator: Berry, Fred - Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
    Description: Tips and considerations for preparing a successful 2013-2014 CIHR Doctoral Research Award application were be discussed. The speaker, Dr. Fred Berry (Associate Professor, Department of Surgery), has sat on the CIHR Doctoral Research review panel for the last two competitions. He shared his insights into the review process as well as shared tips on developing sections of the CIHR Doctoral application. To download the PowerPoint PDF and video recording of this session, please select \"download\" and \"attached1\" respectively.
    Subjects: doctoral research award
    Date Created: 2013/09/05
  2. Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – Trainee Information Workshop [Download]

    Title: Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – Trainee Information Workshop
    Creator: Coe, Helen - Project Coordinator, CIHR Special Project
    Description: The summary notes for the AIHS Trainee Information Session are ready for download. Dr. Pam Valentine gave an overview of the trainee research awards at AIHS and how the applications are scored. A question and answer followed.
    Subjects: Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, AIHS, trainee information
  3. The CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs: Preparing Successful Applications [Download]

    Title: The CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs: Preparing Successful Applications
    Creator: Dyck, Jason - Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, Director, Cardiovascular Research Group, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Biology of Heart Disease and Metabolism
    Description: Both PowerPoint for the \"The CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs: Preparing Successful Applications\" session may be downloaded and the video file for this session may be downloaded at \"attached.\"In this presentation, the CIHR Fellowship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs are discussed in the context of preparing an application that will be funded.
    Subjects: postdoctoral fellowship, banting postdoctoral fellowship
    Date Created: 2012/09/10
  4. Strategies for Preparing a Successful CIHR Doctoral Award Application [Download]

    Title: Strategies for Preparing a Successful CIHR Doctoral Award Application
    Creator: Schang, Luis - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
    Description: This presentation given by Dr. Luis Schang, is ready for download. The speaker, having served as a reviewer for the CIHR Doctoral Awards committee, gave information about the evaluation criteria and the components of preparing a CIHR Doctoral Award application that will be funded. Please see attached for the video recording of this presentation.
    Subjects: doctoral
    Date Created: 2011/10/19
  5. 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
  6. Preparing a Successful CIHR Master’s Award Application [Download]

    Title: Preparing a Successful CIHR Master’s Award Application
    Creator: Fung, Anita - Graduate Student Services Advisor, Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
    Description: This presentation contains deadlines and timelines for the 2013 CIHR Master's Award. As well, strategies for and characteristics of a successful CIHR Master’s Award application were discussed. We heard from two University of Alberta researchers, Drs. Ming Chan and Christina Rinaldi, who have previously sat on CIHR Master's Panel A and B, respectively. The video recording of this presentation will be available shortly through selecting \"attached1\"
    Subjects: masters
    Date Created: 2012/11/06
  7. CIHR Information Session for Students Applying for Awards in Health Research [Download]

    Title: CIHR Information Session for Students Applying for Awards in Health Research
    Creator: CIHR
    Description: CIHR offered online information sessions to students and university staff about CIHR awards programs as well as improvements made to these. CIHR trainee funding opportunity details were discussed, tips for applicants and guidelines on how to submit an application were provided.
    Subjects: trainee awards
    Date Created: 2013/09/23
  8. How to Prepare a Successful CIHR Doctoral Award Application [Download]

    Title: How to Prepare a Successful CIHR Doctoral Award Application
    Creator: Babiak, Jay - Director, Research Office, Faculty of Nursing
    Description: Hannah O’Rourke submitted a successful CIHR Doctoral application under the mentorship of her supervisor Dr. Wendy Duggleby. In this presentation, the speakers addressed the evaluation criteria and the components of preparing a successful CIHR Doctoral Award application. Dr. Christina Rinaldi served on the CIHR Peer Review Committee for Doctoral Research Awards and addressed questions during the Q & A.
    Subjects: grantsmanship, doctoral
    Date Created: 2011/11/29
  9. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Banting Postdoctoral Grants Program Information Session [Download]

    Title: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Banting Postdoctoral Grants Program Information Session
    Creator: Coe, Helen - Project Coordinator, CIHR Special Project
    Description: The summary notes of the information session regarding applying to NSERC Banting Postdoctoral Grants program is ready for download. Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer (Professor, Computing Sciences; Vice-Provost (information Technology); NSERC Banting Review Panel Member) discussed the application process to NSERC Banting Postdoctoral grants, tips for improving the application followed by question and answer.
    Subjects: postdoctoral fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), NSERC
    Date Created: 2011/10/07
  10. Small Group Session: How to Write Clearly for the Reviewer [Download]

    Title: Small Group Session: How to Write Clearly for the Reviewer
    Creator: McPhalen, Cathy - PhD, thINK Editing
    Description: The summary notes for the small group session are available for download. This session was hosted by Dr. Cathy McPhalen (PhD, thINK Editing) and outlined how a grant application can be written clearly with the needs of the reviewer in mind. Writing clearly will allow the reviewer to see the strengths and significance of the application more easily.
    Subjects: plain language, document design
    Date Created: 2012/06/20