News archive

April 2014

Mediaplanet’s Rare Disease Campaign

Mediaplanet’s Rare Disease Campaign launched on Saturday March 29th

March 2014

EnRICH Innovative Trial Design Course

This course aims to bring child health researchers together around the current hot topics in paediatric study design and conduct.

CQDM/CIHR Collaborative Funding Program to Accelerate Drug Discovery in Personalized Medicine

CIHR is pleased to be with CQDM in a new collaborative funding program in personalized medicine that aims to accelerate drug discovery and drug development.

January 2014

Lap-Chee Tsui Publication Award (2013)

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Institute of Genetics (CIHR-IG) is pleased to announce the Lap-Chee Tsui Publication Award (2013) recipients and finalists, a prize for exceptional trainee-conducted research within the CIHR-IG's mandate.

Computational Biology Undergraduate Summer Student Healt h Research Award (2014)

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide undergraduate students in the life sciences, mathematics and computer sciences with an opportunity to undertake computational biology health-related research projects with established researchers in an environment that provides strong mentorship. Examples of potential research activities falling within the scope of this program include the development of new algorithms, databases, and visualization systems and application of data mining and machine learning techniques to solve biological problems.

Cochrane Canada Symposium 2014

The 11th Annual Cochrane Canada Symposium is taking place at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel from 24-25 April 2014.

New request for proposals to define science requirements in the area of space exploration

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) would like to inform you on the release of a new request for proposals to define science requirements in the area of space exploration.

December 2013

Innovative Therapeutic Approaches for Rare Diseases

The 2014 “Development of Innovative Therapeutic Approaches for Rare Diseases” Joint Transnational Call has been launched by E-Rare-2

November 2013

CIHR – Communications Evaluation Survey

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has commissioned Ipsos Reid to conduct a survey of Canadian researchers regarding communications by CIHR and its institutes.